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Lyon County

Total population (2010 census): 11581
Total population (1990 census): 11952
County seat: Rock Rapids

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 739 151303 24490445 bu
Barley 4 56 3145 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 11 249 11796 bu
Oats 35 543 45722 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 667 110754 5876581 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 261 6967 25555
Alfalfa Hay 195 5246 20888
Small Grain Hay 9 139 535
Tame Hay 63 891 2581
Wild Hay 40 691 1551
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 26 1273 8661
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 200 9291 171242
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Tomatoes 2 D  
Potatoes 2 D  
Pumpkins 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)
Floriculture Crops 2 D - D
Bedding/Garden Plants 2 D - D

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 850 141720 18010906 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 11 336 10980 bu
Oats 127 2443 188765 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 837 134236 6032759 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 457 11619 34013 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 314 6489 22979 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 31 524 1065 tons, dry
Tame Hay 107 1942 4165 tons, dry
Wild Hay 93 1349 2456 tons dry
Grass Silage 45 1315 10043 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 216 7138 125483 tons, grn
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 3 34008 D 217
Florculture Crops 3 D D D
Bedding/Garden Plants 3 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.


Last Updated: June 14, 2012

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