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Lake County

Total population (2010 census): 496,005
County seat: Crown Point

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CropSELECT

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 166 67849 10759524 bu 249 68344 8926139 bu 298 64854 7908832 bu
Wheat 24 1742 106724 bu 70 3101 167974 bu 27 737 25959 bu
Oats - - - 23 270 19430 bu 38 517 29332 bu
Popcorn NA NA NA 3 745 1337000 lbs, shelled 5 765 2535000 lbs, shelled
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 145 2626 D 155 3754 12263 tons, dry 152 3942 11873 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 96 1358 4383 tons, dry 126 2658 9110 tons, dry 128 2915 9592 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 2 D D 5 49 92 tons, dry 11 139 218 tons, dry
Tame Hay 55 1109 1711 tons, dry 31 788 2326 tons, dry 28 488 1385 tons, dry
Wild Hay 5 D 116 tons, dry 11 157 246 tons, dry 12 127 179 tons, dry
Grass Silage       5 102 1470 tons, grn 14 273 1501 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 6 196 3625 tons, grn 18 429 7812 tons, grn 29 615 11130 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 169 44642 2058103 bu 251 55698 2277975 bu 310 50112 1715375 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Snap Bean 3 7   6 49   7 44  
Beets 1 D   4 9   NA    
Broccoli - -   6 6   NA    
Head Cabbage 3 7   10 127   11 177  
Cantaloupes 6 37   9 34   12 33  
Cauliflower 1 D   4 D   NA    
Collards - -   3 16   NA    
Cucumbers & Pickles 3 6   8 52   11 172  
Eggplant 1 D   3 3   NA    
Mustard Greens NA NA   3 26   NA    
Dry Onions NA NA   NA     5 68  
Hot Peppers 7 76   9 57   7 45  
Sweet Peppers 6 14   13 76   13 86  
Pumpkins 20 201   17 161   18 133  
Squash 8 27   6 32   4 18  
Sweet Corn 12 203   17 279   20 289  
Tomatoes 7 D   16 160   18 135  
Watermelons 4 17   6 30   NA    
Other Vegetables 2 D   4 11   NA    
Fruits Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Apples 6 74   11 80 10868 Trees 13 68 297309 lbs
Grapes NA NA NA 3 D D 5 7 D
Strawberries 2 D   NA     3 D 135774 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 NA NA NA   25 300620 417 3375 24 709454 994 3278
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops NA NA NA   8 X D X NA X NA X
Floriculture Crops 21 421950 13   13 283420 D 1766 19 D 170 1776
Bedding/Garden Plants 19 393850 9   10 151420 D 852 13 71658 D 728
Foliage Plants 4 10100 D   NA       5 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 1 X D   4 X 7 33 NA      
Nursery Crops 4 - 20   7 - 34 66 7 D D D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 2 - D   5 D 85 D NA      

*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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