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Howard County

Total population (2010 census): 9566
Total population (1990 census): 9809
County seat: Cresco

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 474 124421 20610632
Sunflower Seed 2 D D
Wheat for Grain, Total 3 67 3490
Barley 6 330 14540
Oats 75 2004 132935
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 390 84717 4190534 bu
Dry Edible Beans 3 116 2373 cwt
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 195 7248 28651
Alfalfa Hay 170 6289 26054
Small Grain Hay 11 213 746
Tame Hay 33 662 1701
Wild Hay 9 84 150
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 34 1287 11033
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 75 4639 92739
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Strawberries 3 D  
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 2 D  
Snap beans 3 D  
Cantaloupes 4 7  
Cucumbers and Pickles 3 Z  
Sweet Peppers 4 2  
Pumpkins 9 26  
Sweet Corn 3 4  
Tomatoes 7 4  
Watermelons 3 5  
Other Vegetables 3 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)
Floriculture Crops 7 D D D
Bedding/Garden Plants 4 D D D
Greenhouse Crops 3 10760 X 80700
Potted Flowering Plants 2 D - D

 

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 606 105511 14286924 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 5 206 10735 bu
Barley 6 69 3333 bu
Oats 165 3137 215038 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 557 92922 4004292 bu
Dry Edible Beans 3 116 2373 cwt
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 355 13389 36346 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 291 9534 29198 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 43 891 1679 tons, dry
Tame Hay 62 1550 3294 tons, dry
Wild Hay 20 383 537 tons dry
Grass Silage 40 1031 4908 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 165 4216 68763 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Sweet Corn 4 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 14, 2012

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