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Hancock County

Total population (2010 census): 70,002
County seat: Greenfield

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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 305 78485 11361190 bu 347 71651 8934774 bu 384 70368 10048422 bu
Wheat 67 4619 291555 bu 109 4535 265542 bu 139 5542 273898 bu
Oats 8 71 3400 bu 22 248 14995 bu 9 132 7983 bu
Popcorn - - - NA     9 690 2599500 lbs, shelled
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 190 3087 6106 tons, dry 151 3300 8812 tons, dry 152 2678 7176 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 144 2619 5615 tons, dry 129 2295 6641 tons, dry 132 2042 5766 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 3 55 90 tons, dry 19 395 985 tons, dry 8 135 102 tons, dry
Tame Hay 49 390 391 tons, dry 29 502 D 24 461 D
Wild Hay 3 23 10 tons, dry 5 40 64 tons, dry NA    
Grass Silage       4 68 534 tons, grn 3 D D
Corn for Silage 8 128 1944 tons, grn 17 329 5230 tons, grn 15 280 4825 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 305 71235 3296751 bu 345 73661 3288860 bu 399 68533 2790947 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Snap Bean 3 D   4 1   5 5  
Cantaloupes 2 D   NA     3 D  
Head Cabbage 2 D   NA     6 1  
Sweet Peppers 3 1   NA     3 Z  
Irish potatoes 1 D   NA     5 3 218 cwt
Pumpkins 4 D   4 10   5 17  
Sweet Corn 11 41   7 45   8 34  
Tomatoes 6 3   5 1   9 7  
Watermelons 4 2   NA     4 1  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Apples 6 D   5 D D 8 79 6267 Trees
Cherries, Total NA NA   3 D D NA    
Cherries, Not Specified NA NA   3 D D NA    
Strawberries       4 5 12500 lbs 8 11 28470 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) 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         26 190820 89 770 21 61760 54 395
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops         5 X 3 X 5 X 2 X
Floriculture Crops 16 74800 5 572610 16 D 3 562 15 D D 195
Bedding/Garden Plants 14 49000 D 414050 13 161927 D 401 10 30440 D 142
Potted Flowering Plants 4 25800 D D 6 D D 161 8 D 1 D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 7 X 83   6 X 31 146 NA      
Nursery Crops 8 D 38   6 D 43 D 8 D 49 D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops         3 D 12 D NA      
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco - - - NA     3 5 7685 lbs

*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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