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Benton

Total population (2010 census): 8729
Total population (1990 census): 8046
County seat: Ashland

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CropSELECT

Cereals, Pseudocereals, Oilseeds
Industrial, Fiber
Forages
Vegetables
Small Fruits
Tree Fruits and Nuts
Herb, Aromatic, Medicinal, and Bioactive

Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 15 3058 309032 bu
Sorghum 2 D D
Wheat 5 470 8340 bu
Fruits, Vegetables, and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Pecans 2 D  
Hazelnuts 2 D  
Chestnuts 4 8  
Watermelons 7 7  
Pears 2 D  
Apples 2 D  
Soybeans for Beans 23 9331 215277 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 84 3609 8158
Tame Hay 64 2598 5117
Wild Hay 20 1011 3041
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 2 D D
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Upland Cotton 3 760 716 bales
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops, Cut Christmas Trees Harvested, Mushrooms, and Sod Grown for Sale Farms Sq. ft. under glass or other protection Acres in the open Sales ($1,000)
Nursery Stock 2 D D D

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
(-) = Represents zero.
(D) = Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
(NA) = Not Available.
(X) = Not Applicable.
(Z) = Less than half of the unit shown.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 52 7564 807659 bu
Wheat 7 2116 86829 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 46 15276 484008 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 93 5265 11700 tons, dry
Tame Hay 71 4028 9573 tons, dry
Wild Hay 31 1237 2127 tons dry
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 3 37 556 tons, grn
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 9 2459 3125 bales
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops, Cut Christmas Trees Harvested, Mushrooms, and Sod Grown for Sale Farms Sq. ft. under glass or other protection Acres in the open Sales ($1,000)
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 5 D D D

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
(-) = Represents zero.
(D) = Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
(NA) = Not Available.
(X) = Not Applicable.
(Z) = Less than half of the unit shown.


Last Updated: May 23, 2012

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