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Des Moines County

Total population (2010 census): 40325
Total population (1990 census): 42614
County seat: Burlington

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 332 82557 15546801 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 25 1501 88031 bu
Oats 11 95 5926 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 307 57884 2819511 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 163 4511 14319
Alfalfa Hay 134 3427 12538
Small Grain Hay 9 110 214
Tame Hay 43 917 1421
Wild Hay 7 57 146
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 11 192 1212
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 25 698 13715
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Squash - -  
Sweet Corn 3 D  
Tomatoes 2 D  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 2 D  
Grapes 3 D  
Peaches 2 D  
Strawberries 1 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
Floriculture Crops 10 D 2 D
Bedding/Garden Plants 9 D D 132830
Potted Flowering Plants 2 D D 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.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 422 68347 9334779 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 31 574 30653 bu
Oats 33 419 32037 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 417 65171 3156027 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 239 6693 19458 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 202 5010 15521 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 27 383 788 tons, dry
Tame Hay 45 833 2011 tons, dry
Grass Silage 15 D D
Corn for Silage 49 911 14998 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Cantaloupes 4 11  
Cucumbers & Pickles 3 D  
Pumpkins 5 8  
Squash 4 10  
Sweet Corn 4 D  
Tomatoes 3 D  
Watermelons 4 7  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 11 33 3225 trees
Grapes 3 1 D
Peaches 4 1 32 trees
Strawberries 3 1 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 10 62800 D 256
Florculture Crops 6 D D 220
Bedding/Garden Plants 5 D D 86
Potted Flowering Plants 3 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 4 X 20 17

*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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