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Wells County

Total population (2010 census): 27,636
County seat: Bluffton

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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 391 82159 10885709 bu 433 75280 10086371 bu 501 67710 9493932 bu
Wheat 141 8553 471485 bu 180 7831 478562 bu 206 6844 289131 bu
Oats 8 150 6800 bu 21 285 18869 bu 47 680 44905 bu
Popcorn 6 1659 5113750 lbs, shelled 15 2419 7432030 lbs, shelled 9 1026 3253580 lbs, shelled
Rye NA     NA     3 172 D
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 119 2711 6475 tons, dry 128 3257 11556 tons, dry 148 4089 12397 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 103 2153 5313 tons, dry 107 2408 9503 tons, dry 130 2983 9827 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 4 76 D 5 31 62 tons, dry 11 202 446 tons, dry
Tame Hay 29 482 D 17 226 436 tons, dry 15 D D
Wild Hay - - - 4 39 57 tons, dry NA    
Grass Silage       9 553 4496 tons, grn 15 722 5530 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 18 1655 25424 tons, grn 23 931 13747 tons, grn 49 1454 26338 tons, grn
Sorghum for Silage - - - NA     5 86 651 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 383 82886 3921049 bu 486 87566 3778911 bu 592 93147 3884342 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Sweet Corn 3 15   NA     3 2  
Tomatoes 10 2   3 D   3 247  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Apples 1 D   NA     7 20 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 5 D 11 D 7 24120 14 125 4 D D D
Floriculture Crops 8 20260 D 55560 5 D D 93 3 D D D
Bedding/Garden Plants 7 20260 - D 4 D D D 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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