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Black Hawk County

Total population (2010 census): 131,090
Total population (1990 census): 123,798
County seat: Waterloo

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 599 150583 25419237 bu
Wheat 2 D D
Rye 2 D D
Oats 28 524 37306 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Popcorn 7 26 D
Soybean 511 95922 4894996 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 202 4185 15335
Alfalfa Hay 176 3447 13945
Small Grain Hay 16 128 235
Tame Hay 34 528 1070
Wild Hay 7 82 85
Grass Silage 10 583 5487
Corn for Silage 31 1293 27292
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 7 6  
Snap Bean 8 8  
Beets 3 Z  
Head Cabbage 2 D  
Cantaloupes 1 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 3 1  
Eggplant - -  
Lettuce and Romaine - -  
Dry Onions 1 D  
Green Peas 1 D  
Hot Peppers 4 2  
Sweet Peppers 6 D  
Potatoes 12 7  
Pumpkins 8 10  
Radishes 1 D  
Squash 4 1  
Sweet Corn 15 168  
Tomatoes 10 4  
Turnips 1 D  
Watermelons 1 D  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 13 20  
Grapes 2 D  
Pears 7 2  
Tame Blueberries 6 D  
Raspberries 7 1  
Strawberries 4 1  
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)
Floriculture Crops 9 85200 D 879246
Bedding/Garden Plants 7 54900 D D
Cut Flowers & Florist Greens 3 D D D
Foliage Plants 1 D - D
Potted Flowering Plants 2 D - D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 3 X 12 NA
Nursery Stock 5 D 25 D
Greenhouse Vegetables 8 13360 X 101780

*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.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 722 131973 17572621 bu
Oats 68 1229 87181 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 709 111781 5255971 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 298 7482 22096 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 253 4934 15729 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 37 444 964 tons, dry
Tame Hay 51 697 1215 tons, dry
Wild Hay 4 54 D
Grass Silage 8 1353 D
Corn for Silage 63 1727 29935 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 6 14  
Snap Bean 8 19  
Beets 3 1  
Head Cabbage 5 6  
Cantaloupes 7 39  
Eggplant 5 1  
Lettuce and Romaine 3 Z  
Dry Onions 4 2  
Green Peas 5 1  
Sweet Peppers 6 4  
Potatoes 4 1 210 bu
Pumpkins 7 40  
Radishes 3 1  
Rhubarb 3 Z  
Squash 5 1  
Sweet Corn 14 151  
Tomatoes 8 4  
Turnip Greens 3 1  
Watermelons 5 9  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 6 25 D
Raspberries 5 2 1391 lbs
Strawberries 3 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)
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 19 705728 312 4092
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 6 X D X
Florculture Crops 8 694028 D 3064
Bedding/Garden Plants 8 114544 D 755
Foliage Plants 3 D D 196
Potted Flowering Plants 6 D D 2112
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 5 X 53 91
Nursery Crops 7 D 55 616
Greenhouse Vegetables 3 2340 X 8

*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: June 13, 2012

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