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Newton County

Total population (2010 census): 14,244
County seat: Kentland

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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 256 102043 17912060 bu 305 106200 13665526 bu 318 107819 15070399 bu
Wheat 20 1813 96862 bu 36 1560 90608 bu 8 486 12732 bu
Oats 1 D D 13 163 12396 bu 24 299 24531 bu
Popcorn 1 D D 4 546 1438900 lbs, shelled 4 310 D
Rye - - - 6 158 4779 bu 9 137 3649 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 70 2385 D 69 1423 4185 tons, dry 81 1632 4319 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 56 1459 4211 tons, grn 56 903 2994 tons, dry 68 1162 3631 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 4 D D tons, grn 10 200 448 tons, dry 11 212 363 tons, dry
Tame Hay 16 D 680 tons, grn 15 209 579 tons, dry 11 169 194 tons, dry
Wild Hay - - - 3 D D 3 34 61 tons, dry
Grass Silage       3 D D 3 55 210 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 13 3189 65380 tons, grn 17 539 7382 tons, grn 15 379 6270 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 201 59258 2927788 bu 278 74694 3330517 bu 302 68762 2972418 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Head Cabbage - -   NA     4 D  
Sweet Peppers 1 D   3 D   NA    
Pumpkins 2 D   4 39   5 137  
Sweet Corn 4 4   5 19   9 170  
Tomatoes 4 1   3 1   3 1  
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         12 173000 108 1081 8 127000 114 742
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops         7 X 68 X 3 X D X
Floriculture Crops 3 D D D 5 173000 D 932 5 127000 D D
Bedding/Garden Plants 3 D D D 4 D D D 4 D D 476
Nursery Crops 1 - D D 6 D D D 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.