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Delaware County

Total population (2010 census): 117,671
County seat: Muncie

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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 288 70502 9265656 bu 356 63858 7273557 bu 417 59269 8061071 bu
Wheat 42 2097 105304 bu 103 4404 236433 bu 155 6968 334051 bu
Oats 1 D D 23 348 21339 bu 37 598 43654 bu
Popcorn 3 D D 7 2113 5667210 lbs, shelled 8 942 2917921 lbs, shelled
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 147 3124 6601 tons, dry 175 3602 10802 tons, dry 178 3483 9078 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 110 1863 4432 tons, dry 146 2581 8708 tons, dry 159 2916 8243 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 2 D D 8 192 401 tons, dry 10 134 169 tons, dry
Tame Hay 50 1123 1942 tons, dry 33 734 1511 tons, dry 24 388 604 tons, dry
Wild Hay 7 D D 6 41 122 tons, dry NA    
Grass Silage       5 54 184 tons, grn 5 D D
Corn for Silage 9 299 2275 tons, grn 15 563 7919 tons, grn 19 585 10411 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 298 61828 2723753 bu 391 77999 3301621 bu 482 73762 3060488 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Cucumbers & Pickles 2 D   3 1   - -  
Hot Peppers 3 1   3 D   - -  
Sweet Peppers 7 1   3 3   NA    
Pumpkins 9 D   3 D   NA    
Sweet Corn 9 98   7 106   7 77  
Tomatoes 13 D   9 700   6 447  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Apples 1 D   12 48 5055 Trees 19 108 869340 lbs
Apricots NA NA   3 Z 10 trees NA    
Grapes NA NA   5 1 333 vines 3 D D
Peaches 1 D   8 3 62 trees NA    
Pears 1 D   3 1 18 trees NA    
Plums and Prunes NA NA NA 3 Z 27 trees NA    
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         17 210250 264 1945 9 44537 102 726
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops         3 X D X NA X NA X
Floriculture Crops 7 41700 D 234200 8 210250 D 1090 5 D D D
Bedding/Garden Plants 4 D - 129000 7 D D D 3 5592 D D
Potted Flowering Plants 3 D D 96200 3 D D D 3 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 2 X D   8 X 52 333 NA      
Nursery Crops         NA       3 D D D

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
D=Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
NA=Not Available
X=Not applicable.
Z=Less than half of the unit shown.


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