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Jay County

Total population (2010 census): 21,253
County seat: Portland

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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 416 77073 10746403 bu 441 55697 6464525 bu 468 51380 6339208 bu
Wheat 127 7613 387888 bu 172 7218 367008 bu 246 8749 354342 bu
Oats 16 626 16567 bu 53 792 51833 bu 94 1424 84547 bu
Popcorn 1 D D 3 486 548100 lbs, shelled 6 702 1840050 lbs, shelled
Rye - - - NA     3 24 535 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 224 4478 11667 tons, dry 248 6780 18246 tons, dry 285 8635 22225 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 140 3004 8899 tons, dry 187 4591 13437 tons, dry 235 6353 17946 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 8 238 893 tons, dry 22 314 558 tons, dry 20 285 D
Tame Hay 83 1130 1664 tons, dry 68 1410 3258 tons, dry 75 1659 3218 tons, dry
Wild Hay 14 106 211 tons, dry 9 126 230 tons, dry 3 51 D
Grass Silage       14 339 2291 tons, grn 16 287 1069 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 22 1208 20122 tons, grn 40 1350 22892 tons, grn 59 2104 38657 tons, grn
Sorghum for Silage NA     3 51 525 tons, grn 5 87 672 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 416 77726 3730072 bu 484 69516 2713945 bu 602 70509 2683771 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Snap Bean 3 D   3 D   NA    
Sweet Corn 2 D   7 8   5 10  
Tomatoes 6 D   3 D   3 D  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Apples 6 D   10 17 1059 Trees 6 D 1246 Trees
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 2 D D D 4 D D D 3 D D D
Floriculture Crops 3 10840 D D NA       3 D D D
Bedding/Garden Plants 2 D 2 D NA       3 22740    

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


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