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Putnam County

Total population (2010 census): 37,963
County seat: Greencastle

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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 248 60646 9753763 bu 324 63661 7076555 bu 419 69327 9453016 bu
Wheat 30 2252 135515 bu 97 5086 281428 bu 139 5678 255850 bu
Oats - - - 15 228 12674 bu 23 282 16610 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 255 7334 16251 tons, dry 372 10346 26133 tons, dry 386 10770 28001 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 183 5112 12932 tons, dry 272 6790 19290 tons, dry 303 7889 22386 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay - - - 22 364 715 tons, dry 20 274 392 tons, dry
Tame Hay 85 1824 2814 tons, dry 112 2582 5375 tons, dry 106 2040 4002 tons, dry
Wild Hay 13 398 505 tons, dry 23 463 593 tons, dry 14 441 999 tons, dry
Grass Silage       11 147 482 tons, grn 6 126 667 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 2 D D 23 539 8211 tons, grn 22 827 17262 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 216 53625 2542629 bu 330 58850 2496232 bu 398 52339 2135704 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Snap Bean 3 D   3 1   3 1  
Irish Potatoes NA     NA     3 2 240 cwt
Pumpkins 5 6   3 D   NA    
Sweet Corn 8 21   5 15   10 17  
Tomatoes 4 1   3 D   6 8  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Apples NA     4 37 5182 Trees 10 30 D
Grapes NA     NA     4 1 D
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 1 - D D 8 12340 D 237 4 3040 D 14
Floriculture Crops 3 D D D 3 12340 D D 3 3040 D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 3 X 17 NA 5 X 51 89 NA      

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


Last Updated: February 24, 2012

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