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Brown County

Total population (2010 census): 15,242
County seat: Nashville

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

Crop Statistics (US Census of Agriculture)
  2007 1997 1992
Cereals Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 15 1952 277,313 37 1840 184079 bu 47 4173 511989 bu
Wheat 2 D D 4 D D 7 129 4438 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 79 3028 D 108 3221 6628 tons, dry 106 3534 6088 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 12 200 387 50 1243 3148 tons, dry 47 1112 2569 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 2 D D 5 76 227 tons, dry 3 35 D
Tame Hay 58 2502 4247 54 1274 2342 tons, dry 65 1916 3041 tons, dry
Wild Hay 9 D 337 21 478 666 tons, dry 12 299 162 tons, dry
Grass Silage       6 150 737 tons, grn 4 172 D
Corn for Silage 2 D D 2 D D 1 D D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 11 1104 28731 15 1022 43345 bu 19 730 22085 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Cantaloupes 1 D   NA     4 34  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Apples 2 D   NA     3 2 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) Farms Sq. ft. under glass or other protection Acres in the open Sales ($1,000) Farms Sq. ft. under glass or other protection Acres in the open Sales ($1,000)
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops         20 D 300 152 7 12800 14 74
Floriculture Crops 9 25,800 4 154,200 5 D 4 35 6 D D D
Bedding/Garden Plants 8 25800 D D 3 28500 D D 3 D D D
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 1 - D D 3 D D D NA      
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 5 33 - 269 14 X 62 91 NA      
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops         4 D D 4 NA      
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 1 D D 14 40 75354 lbs 17 41 84398 lbs

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


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