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Buchanan County

Total population (2010 census): 20958
Total population (1990 census): 20844
County seat: Independence

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 767 225548 37902000 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 3 148 D
Barley - - -
Oats 94 1106 78123 bu
Rye 2 D D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 555 82985 4177111 bu
Popcorn 1 D D
Triticale 1 D D
Dry Edible Beans 3 230 4386 cwt
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 353 8192 29189
Alfalfa Hay 305 7030 26136
Small Grain Hay 46 428 1340
Tame Hay 53 611 1484
Wild Hay 12 123 229
Grass Silage 35 998 5418
Corn for Silage 73 1964 39700
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Cucumbers & Pickles 3 D  
Potatoes 6 6  
Pumpkins 3 D  
Squash 1 D  
Sweet Corn 13 103  
Tomatoes 2 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Raspberries 7 D  
Strawberries 2 D  
English Walnuts 6 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 Stock 2 - D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 2 X 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.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 859 156792 20690445 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 9 155 8873 bu
Barley 6 30 1530 bu
Oats 236 3731 256636 bu
Popcorn 3 3 8600 lbs, shelled
Rye 3 19 465 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 783 112669 5297869 bu
Dry Edible Beans 3 230 4386 cwt
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 459 11177 30585 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 395 8130 24229 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 61 834 1974 tons, dry
Tame Hay 58 1383 2768 tons, dry
Wild Hay 14 146 180 tons dry
Grass Silage 32 684 4307 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 143 3228 60888 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 4 D  
Cantaloupes 4 4  
Cucumbers & Pickles 3 D  
Potatoes 4 D 450 bu
Pumpkins 4 12  
Squash 3 D  
Sweet Corn 7 D  
Tomatoes 5 4  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Strawberries 5 3 10900 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)
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 6 D 17 15
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 4 X 1 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: June 13, 2012

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