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Starke County

Total population (2010 census): 23,363
County seat: Knox

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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 197 76104 10988179 bu 233 59664 7059966 bu 261 61360 6716741 bu
Wheat 26 1343 67877 bu 17 616 25943 bu 11 278 8008 bu
Oats 10 110 3728 bu 3 25 2105 bu 12 159 9611 bu
Popcorn 1 D D NA     3 D D
Rye 4 D 1779 bu 10 208 5660 bu 20 365 8460 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 81 2071 D 93 2448 6649 tons, dry 80 2229 4008 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 66 1841 3752 tons, dry 74 1792 5165 tons, dry 74 1995 3683 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 1 D D 6 90 D 6 D 54
Tame Hay 18 D 258 tons, dry 24 436 1083 tons, dry 8 159 230 tons, dry
Wild Hay 2 D D 5 D 182 tons, dry 3 33 D
Grass Silage       NA     1 D D
Corn for Silage 6 596 7896 tons, grn 11 183 3342 tons, grn 18 750 12308 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 147 33230 1458156 bu 185 25900 970785 bu 185 21122 657109 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus - -   3 D   NA    
Head Cabbage - -   4 4   4 3  
Cantaloupes - -   3 D   NA    
Sweet Peppers 1 D   3 Z   NA    
Pumpkins 1 D   NA     3 D  
Squash 1 D   NA     3 9  
Sweet Corn 1 D   3 D   8 22  
Tomatoes 3 2   5 5   3 1  
Watermelons - -   NA     3 D  
Other Vegetables - -   5 194   NA    
Fruits Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Tame Blueberries 4 D   NA     4 66 43640 lbs
Strawberries 1 D   NA     3 4 8800 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 3 D D 82000 16 D 525 608 4 D D D
Floriculture Crops 1 D - D 4 D D D NA      
Potted Flowering Plants 1 D - D 4 D D D NA      
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 3 X D NA 10 X D D NA      
Nursery Crops 3 D D 82000 3 D D D NA      
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops NA       4 D 43 3 NA      
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Mint for oil 17 4967 256566 lbs 43 14990 602089 lbs 80 19628 730495 lbs

*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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