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Decatur County

Total population (2010 census): 8457
Total population (1990 census): 8338
County seat: Leon

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 179 25921 3703792 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 6 246 10153 bu
Oats 14 1938 136837 bu
Popcorn 3 109 264340 lbs, shelled
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 175 27060 1323237 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield tons)
Total Hay* 349 25423 65231
Alfalfa Hay 228 13543 41673
Small Grain Hay 18 792 2222
Tame Hay 163 9936 20137
Wild Hay 26 1152 1199
Grass Silage 9 496 791
Corn for Silage 14 482 7167
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Tomatoes 3 D  
Apples 2 D  
Grapes 6 23  
Pears 2 D  
Plums and Prunes 2 D  
Chestnuts 1 D  
Hazelnuts 1 D  
Pecans 1 D  
English Walnuts 2 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 D
Greenhouse Crops 1 D X D

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 248 24834 2793028 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 6 218 7134 bu
Oats 31 752 40269 bu
Popcorn 3 109 264340 lbs, shelled
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 245 28727 1250983 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 434 34924 78230 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 263 15493 41154 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 22 324 603 tons, dry
Tame Hay 258 17738 34169 tons, dry
Wild Hay 23 1070 1760 tons dry
Grass Silage 6 299 1630 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 34 1181 15132 tons, grn
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 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 4 D 32 D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 3 X 4 5
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 3 D D 3

*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 14, 2012

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