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Illinois CropMAP

Total population (1990 census): 11,430,602
State Capital: Springfield

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For CropSELECT see county pages.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 48443 10710072 1363015453 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 1117 76990 6392482 bu
Wheat 14822 983556 53954013 bu
Barley 117 2219 122228 bu
Buckwheat 8 393 10590 bu
Oats 3588 69009 4887273 bu
Popcorn 333 46970 130026787 lbs shelled
Rye 219 4529 135726 bu
Sunflower Seed 53 1813 2156638 lbs
Triticale 7 285 10284 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 47008 9825475 415716620 bu
Dry Edible Beans 8 228 3413 cwt
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 201 4437 X
Fescue Seed 7 188 30512 lbs
Red Clover Seed 184 3889 404131 lbs
Redtop Seed 6 250 51000 lbs
Sweetclover Seed 2 D D
Vetch Seed 5 33 5610 lbs
Total Hay* 24156 822508 2248811 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 16864 448404 1495988 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 1760 30725 61721 tons, dry
Tame Hay 8622 249409 516234 tons, dry
Wild Hay 1310 29261 46352 tons dry
Grass Silage 1600 64709 385569 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 3774 119116 1892873 tons, grn
Corn Cut for Dry Fodder 3 10 X
Sorghum Cut for Dry Forage or Hay 7 117 306
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 116 2702 28995 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 110 413  
Green Lima Beans 68 2890  
Snap Beans 209 10034  
Beets 51 70  
Broccoli 51 119  
Head Cabbage 81 1315  
Cantaloups 134 722  
Carrots 15 4  
Cauliflower 21 33  
Celery 2 D  
Collards 7 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 118 1733  
Eggplant 45 46  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 35 868  
Kale 7 D  
Lettuce and Romaine 16 27  
Mustard Greens 13 437  
Dry Onions 52 51  
Green Onions 18 188  
Okra 31 15  
Parsley 4 D  
Green Peas 200 8705  
Hot Peppers 47 121  
Sweet Peppers 137 538  
Potatoes 87 4358 1314767 cwt
Sweetpotatoes 3 1 135 bu
Pumpkins 474 7631  
Radishes 5 D  
Rhubarb 7 3  
Spinach 18 289  
Squash 142 558  
Sweet Corn 636 24653  
Tomatoes 333 1635  
Turnips 30 95  
Turnip Greens 8 D  
Mixed Vegetables 21 82  
Watermelons 124 1133  
Other Vegetables 72 1659  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 568 5239 581559 trees
Apricots 24 14 887 trees
Cherries, Total 62 20 847 trees
Grapes 156 290 126294 trees
Nectarines 28 26 2245 trees
Peaches 298 2380 193924 trees
Pears 88 41 2057 trees
Persimmons 9 15 949
Plums and Prunes 54 16 971
Pecans 36 176 4491 in shell
English Walnuts 3 D 426 in shell
Other Fruits and Nuts 75 348 25938
Other Nuts 3 74 3240
Blackberries 55 46 58952 lbs
Tame Blueberries 50 164 386969 lbs
Raspberries 94 90 79603 lbs
Strawberries 184 526 1659328 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Ginseng 2 D D
Other 23 608 X
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 1665 23559992 40732 299936
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 333 X 17737 X
Floriculture Crops 618 12617035 1238 107144
Bedding and Garden Plants 507 8030178 673 69739
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 79 373798 410 3062
Foliage Plants 56 413312 36 3261
Potted Flowering Plants 198 3799747 119 31083
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 20 129100 64 1535
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 521 X 2714 9103
Mushrooms 13 8009794 X 50213
Nursery Crops 531 2218941 20443 104036
Sod Harvested 48 X 11255 23446
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 27 12862 55 D
Greenhouse Vegetables 44 460758 X 2194
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 297 111502 4963 D

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
D=Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
X=Not applicable.