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Shelby County

Total population (2010 census): 44,436
County seat: Shelbyville

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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 378 100745 12572806 bu 420 92051 11069155 bu 537 101621 15372185 bu
Wheat 51 2219 126311 bu 121 6710 371207 bu 219 8052 447869 bu
Oats 2 D D 11 123 8000 bu 16 186 10348 bu
Popcorn 2 D D NA     3 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 124 2053 9582 tons, dry 199 3784 9582 tons, dry 227 4805 13340 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 67 1188 6957 tons, dry 157 2445 6957 tons, dry 207 4005 11535 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 3 20 243 tons, dry 14 156 243 tons, dry 21 253 525 tons, dry
Tame Hay 54 739 1183 tons, dry 42 935 2050 tons, dry 23 250 584 tons, dry
Wild Hay 15 106 D 7 84 134 tons, dry 3 12 8 tons, dry
Grass Silage       5 164 592 tons, grn 12 285 2067 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 9 300 4900 tons, grn 21 646 8899 tons, grn 40 1413 28044 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 347 87289 3075463 bu 404 78870 3533601 bu 508 75556 3365722 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Pumpkins 3 D   3 7   NA    
Sweet Corn NA     9 17   3 9  
Tomatoes 3 D   5 D   NA    
Fruits Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Apples NA     5 33 3387 Trees 7 D 3418 Trees
Peaches NA     3 D D NA    
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 4 D   D 8 D 54 478 11 D 368 2316
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops         3 X 6 X 5 X 14 X
Floriculture Crops 5 D D 1336567 5 D D 265 4 D D D
Bedding/Garden Plants 4 D D D 3 D D D NA      
Potted Flowering Plants 1 D - D 3 D D 110 4 D D 105
Nursery Crops 2 D - D NA       7 48 D D
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco - - - 3 12 25600 lbs 3 D D

*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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