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St Joseph County

Total population (2010 census): 266,931
County seat: South Bend

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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 322 96,963 14,172,363 bu 370 69251 8685397 bu 469 73481 8968924 bu
Wheat 60 3221 199,179 bu 108 4073 205029 bu 165 6421 243329 bu
Barley     1350 bu 3 53 1350 bu NA    
Oats - - - 15 144 9657 bu 32 702 36271 bu
Popcorn 1 D D 3 236 620200 lbs, shelled 3 80 208000 lbs, shelled
Rye 1 D D NA     3 20 440 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Vetch Seed NA   D 2 D D NA    
Total Hay* 165 3774 13315 tons, dry 214 5832 17926 tons, dry 255 7285 20731 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 141 2947 11152 tons, dry 187 4351 14502 tons, dry 222 5807 18185 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 9 110 403 tons, dry 12 213 438 tons, dry 14 D D
Tame Hay 35 692 1721 tons, dry 35 553 1458 tons, dry 37 483 722 tons, dry
Wild Hay 5 25 39 tons, dry 8 100 269 tons, dry NA    
Grass Silage       16 615 3777 tons, grn 27 765 3940 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 32 1632 29,138 tons, grn 43 1402 23303 tons, grn 58 1920 29327 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 281 51,157 2,433,424 bu 339 45696 1864996 bu 443 51170 1883636 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Snap Bean 10 D   9 D   6 D  
Head Cabbage 3 D   4 D   4 D  
Cantaloupes 11 11   6 13   6 13  
Cucumbers & Pickles 4 1   5 D   NA    
Dry Onions NA     NA     4 150  
Sweet Peppers 6 11   4 D   5 D  
Irish potatoes 7 D   4 581 118831 cwt 4 914 292200 cwt
Pumpkins 12 48   12 48   8 20  
Squash 2 D   NA     5 7  
Sweet Corn 19 270   14 178   25 620  
Tomatoes 12 10   10 D   12 28  
Watermelons 9 6   NA     4 6  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Apples 10 51   7 37 2061 Trees 16 70 249632 lbs
Grapes       NA     4 D D
Pears 2 D   3 1 D NA    
Plums and Prunes NA     5 1 25 trees NA    
Tame Blueberries 5 D   5 D D NA    
Strawberries 3 D   6 D D 7 D 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 12 5780+ 196 D 48 112172 601 2421 41 58740 316 2136
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 32+ 76,998 204 367,814+ 12 X 81 X NA X NA X
Floriculture Crops 7 71,218 8 367,814 16 D D 285 23 54490 21 193
Bedding/Garden Plants 5 D D 104,976 12 42112 4 177 12 31922 D 101
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens - - - - 3 D D D NA      
Potted Flowering Plants 4 D D D 6 D 2 84 9 D 2 32
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 9 208 - D 16 X 44 140 NA      
Nursery Crops 11 5780 196 D 18 - 97 583 23 - 129 1180
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops NA NA NA NA 11 D 275 D NA      
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Mint for oil 6 1618 92141 lbs 14 4159 184082 lbs 14 4348 148871 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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