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Marathon County

Total population (2010 census): 134063
Total population (1990 census): 115400
County seat: Wausau

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 883 79762 7255581
Wheat for Grain, Total 97 4090 182047
Spring Wheat 20 691 22427
Winter Wheat 81 3399 159620
Sorghum for Grain 2 D D
Barley 102 2387 151428
Flaxseed 1 D D
Oats 389 7509 545812
Rye 29 564 21632
Sunflower Seed 2 D D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 456 32697 865671 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 1524 86898 159752
Alfalfa Hay 1062 59852 109527
Small Grain Hay 129 3315 6835
Tame Hay 534 21270 38697
Wild Hay 114 2461 4693
Grass Silage 743 72451 432048
Corn for Silage 801 30118 413348
Sorghum for Silage 8 136 932
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 2  
Snap Bean 8 16  
Beets 3 1  
Broccoli 4 1  
Cantaloupes 3 2  
Carrots 3 1  
Cucumbers & Pickles 5 5  
Ginseng 125 467  
Green Peas 10 402  
Sweet Peppers 7 3  
Potatoes 11 1243  
Pumpkins 26 D  
Squash 9 10  
Sweet Corn 29 2594  
Tomatoes 8 7  
Watermelons 4 2  
Other Vegetables 4 10  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 24 52  
Tame Blueberries 3 D  
Raspberries 6 5  
Strawberries 10 26  
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)
Greenhouse Crops 2 D X D
Floriculture Crops 36 389395 11 3758761
Potted Flowering Plants 8 D 8 223353
Bedding/Garden Plants 31 276996 11 D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 55 X 1090 NA
Nursery Stock 15 1400 166 776160
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Taps Syrup Produced
Maple Trees Tapped 148 94397 15972

*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 1069 58818 6716257 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 39 837 31585 bu
Spring Wheat 6 158 5125 bu
Winter Wheat 34 679 26460 bu
Barley 190 4152 216521 bu
Oats 751 15881 903702 bu
Rye 92 1953 63267 bu
Sunflower Seed 5 184 281000 lbs
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 199 8182 312744 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 3 D X
Ryegrass Seed 3 D D
Total Hay* 1903 168386 367283 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 1296 61334 161811 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 206 4753 9446 tons, dry
Tame Hay 627 25482 55703 tons, dry
Wild Hay 74 2457 4624 tons dry
Grass Silage 893 74360 407075 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 1074 31837 418607 tons, grn
Sorghum for Silage 12 613 7817 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 2  
Snap Bean 9 D  
Cucumbers & Pickles 5 D  
Green Peas 9 347  
Potatoes 13 1648 491405 bu
Pumpkins 8 10  
Sweet Corn 20 2277  
Tomatoes 3 2  
Other Vegetables 4 7  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 7 53 D
Raspberries 5 6 6700 lbs
Strawberries 6 19 100714 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 82 64721 1056 1693
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 8 X 52 X
Florculture Crops 17 61071 9 1145
Bedding/Garden Plants 16 47640 D 321
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 39 X 261 340
Nursery Crops 10 D 31 155
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 37 D 755 D
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield
Ginseng 676 1586 1899086 lbs
Maple Trees Tapped 39 1479 47786 Trees Tapped
Other 9 62 X

*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: June 06, 2012

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