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Adams

Total population (2010 census): 441,603
Total population (1990 census): 265,038
County seat: Brighton

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Field Crops for Grain Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Barley 2 D D
Maize=Corn 38 15252 1118688
Oats - - -
Rye 1 D D
Sorghum 5 1960 32770
All Wheat 147 198277 6440356
Spring Wheat 1 D D
Winter Wheat 146 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 205 16905 40921
Alfalfa Hay 125 9723 29722
Small Grain Hay 17 2780 2561
Tame Hay 74 3159 7671
Wild Hay 35 1243 967
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 15 1093 1913
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 11 1578 28288
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop - - -
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Dry Edible Beans     8940 bu
Proso Millet 32 20392 559217 bu
Herbs, Dried 4 4 1400 Ibs
Triticale 3 420 25767 bu
Sunflower Seed 23 14142 12161322 lbs
Sugarbeets for Seed 2 D D
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus - -  
Snap Bean 5 4  
Beets 4 3  
Broccoli 3 1  
Brussel Sprouts 1 D  
Head Cabbage 7 D  
Cantaloupes 1 D  
Carrots 4 3  
Cauliflower 3 D  
Cucumbers & Pickles 3 11  
Eggplant 1 D  
Fresh Cut Herbs 1 D  
Kale 1 D  
Lettuce and Romaine 2 D  
Okra 1 D  
Dry Onions 7 D  
Green Onions 1 D  
Green Peas 5 2  
Sweet Peppers 1 D  
Hot Peppers 6 12  
Potatoes 2 D  
Pumpkins 7 5  
Radishes 1 D  
Spinach 2 D  
Squash 6 D  
Sweet Corn 7 265  
Tomatoes 6 4  
Turnips - -  
Watermelons 6 2  
Other Vegetables 2 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 11 6  
Tart Cherries 3 1  
Grapes 2 D  
Peaches 3 1  
Plums and Prunes 4 D  
Raspberries 5 24  
Strawberries 3 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)
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 2 D - D
Cuttings, Seedlings, Liners, and Plugs 7 734392 D D
Vegetable Transplants 2 D - D
Floriculture Crops 15 2823938 15 39528723
Bedding/Garden Plants 12 2300938 13 35906909
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 3 - D 9864
Potted Flowering Plants 7 523000 D 3611950
Flower Seeds 3 - 2 3600
Vegetable Seeds 2 - D D
Sod Harvested 3 X 840 6870000
Nursery Stock 15 17800 181 D
Greenhouse Crops 1 D X 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 59 12634 1019356 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 10 1969 70300 bu
Wheat 225 208883 6688672 bu
Spring Wheat 16 1564 50931 bu
Winter Wheat 217 207319 6637741 bu
Barley 7 608 20177 bu
Oats 3 (D) (D)
Proso Millet 21 12120 372877 bu
Sunflower Seed 17 4476 3200771 lbs
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 210 15856 42146 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 150 9693 32292 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 19 766 1026 tons, dry
Tame Hay 53 3020 5752 tons, dry
Wild Hay 16 2132 2733 tons dry
Grass Silage 4 245 1027 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 15 520 11385 tons, grn
Sorghum for Silage 5 620 (D)
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Dry Edible Beans 9 433 8940 bu
Sugar Beets for Seed 15 1091 22316 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 74  
Snap Bean 3 (D)  
Head Cabbage 5 1477  
Cucumbers & Pickles 8 337  
Eggplant 4 (D)  
Lettuce and Romaine 3 (D)  
Dry Onions 7 1256  
Hot Peppers 9 223 
Sweet Peppers 8 109  
Pumpkins 5 (D)  
Spinach 5 182  
Squash 8 280  
Sweet Corn 11 84  
Tomatoes 4 1  
Turnips 3 (D)  
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 35 1858594 1397 27166
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 18 (X) 1396 (X)
Florculture Crops 21 1739274 (D) 11512
Bedding/Garden Plants 15 1099904 11 8628
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 5 534200 (D) 2554
Potted Flowering Plants 5 (D) - (D)
Nursery Crops 10 (D) 323 7333
Sod Harvested 5 (X) 1030 7537
Greenhouse Vegetables 3 25000 (X) 158

*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: July 13, 2012

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