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Lorain County

Total population (2010 census): 301,356
Total population (1996 census): 271,126
County seat: Elyria

Extension office

Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 174 25625 3692187
Wheat for Grain, Total 100 6282 354830
Barley 1 D D
Emmer and Spelt 6 26 1720
Oats 23 333 20165
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 288 50512 2039882 bu
Dry Edible Beans, Excluding Dry Limas - - -
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 284 8481 21013
Alfalfa Hay 128 4650 15199
Small Grain Hay 12 205 272
Tame Hay 161 3507 5432
Wild Hay 19 119 110
Grass Silage, Haylage, and Greenchop 31 2183 9167
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 31 2011 35648
Sorghum for Silage 1 D D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Bean 22 22  
Beets 6 1  
Broccoli 3 1  
Head Cabbage 11 25  
Cantaloupes 9 10  
Cauliflower 3 2  
Cucumbers & Pickles 5 3  
Eggplant 9 8  
Green Peas 2 D  
Hot Peppers 14 18  
Sweet Peppers 30 33  
Potatoes 14 17  
Pumpkins 42 138  
Squash 11 15  
Sweet Corn 41 610  
Tomatoes 37 40  
Other Vegetables 6 11  
Watermelons 10 11  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 22 354  
Cherries, Total 10 13  
Grapes 17 121  
Peaches 12 67  
Pears 9 10  
Plums and Prunes 4 D  
Chestnuts 1 D  
Blackberries and Dewberries 9 10  
Tame Blueberries 18 54  
Raspberries 15 10  
Strawberries 18 41  
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)
Floriculture Crops 38 2529306 60 73421626
Bedding/Garden Plants 31 2262506 44 59403261
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 4 D D 10500
Foliage Plants 8 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 16 199800 7 D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 26 X 310 NA
Nursery Stock 35 10128 899 3683567
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 1 D - D
Greenhouse Vegetables 1 D X D
Vegetable Transplants 4 1400 D 4200
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Taps Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 9 2410 231

*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 191 17579 1836844 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 92 4766 228008 bu
Barley 3 38 3480 bu
Emmer and Spelt 3 D D
Oats 35 780 41384 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 360 58673 1851008 bu
Dry Edible Beans, Excluding Dry Limas 3 D 339 cwt
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 305 10979 26042 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 173 5609 15045 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 9 357 623 tons, dry
Tame Hay 146 3006 6267 tons, dry
Wild Hay 14 182 199 tons dry
Grass Silage 44 1825 11729 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 51 2721 40203 tons, grn
Sorghum for Silage 3 36 660 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Bean 16 51  
Beets 3 2  
Head Cabbage 14 29  
Cantaloupes 7 9  
Cauliflower 4 1  
Cucumbers & Pickles 7 17  
Green Peas 3 4  
Hot Peppers 7 16  
Sweet Peppers 20 36  
Potatoes 5 3 267 bu
Pumpkins 29 152  
Squash 12 43  
Sweet Corn 42 643  
Tomatoes 28 50  
Watermelons 7 5  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 27 486 98544 trees
Cherries, Total 9 6 454 trees
Cherries, Not Specified 9 6 454 trees
Grapes 32 255 166869 vines
Peaches 18 63 8145 trees
Pears 8 8 613 trees
Plums and Prunes 5 3 278 trees
Other Nuts 3 D 46 trees
Blackberries 6 D D
Tame Blueberries 15 46 64194 lbs
Raspberries 11 14 15575 lbs
Strawberries 13 61 148692 lbs
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 102 4727455 1689 49137
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 25 X D X
Florculture Crops 56 4171271 D 32776
Bedding/Garden Plants 46 3012901 28 24143
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 8 141270 5 145
Foliage Plants 10 96860 D 946
Potted Flowering Plants 24 920240 9 7542
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 17 X 146 1004
Nursery Crops 27 138600 981 D
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 4 D D D
Greenhouse Vegetables 6 298192 X D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 13 D 111 13
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 8 116 2180

*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: March 21, 2012

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