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Pottawattamie County

Total population (2010 census): 93158
Total population (1990 census): 82628
County seat: Council Bluffs

East Extension office
West Extension office

Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 660 212255 33124906
Wheat for Grain, Total 9 1275 61860
Oats 26 1136 51681
Popcorn      
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans 621 185431 9145937 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 340 10551 39151
Alfalfa Hay 282 7875 34064
Small Grain Hay 23 614 1296
Tame Hay 77 1785 2952
Wild Hay 10 277 839
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 12 226 905
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 46 3534 65693
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 2 D  
Snap Beans 7 1  
Brussels Sprouts 1 D  
Head Cabbage 1 D  
Cantaloupes 2 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 3 Z  
All Lettuce 3 Z  
Dry Onions 3 1  
Sweet Peppers 9 2  
Hot Peppers 4 2  
Potatoes 4 1  
Pumpkins 7 11  
Squash 3 D  
Sweet Corn 8 26  
Sweet Potatoes 1 D  
Tomatoes 11 7  
Watermelons 5 2  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 5 41  
Apricots 1 D  
Grapes 13 28  
Persimmons 1 D  
Blackberries 2 D  
Raspberries 3 1  
Other Berries 3 D  
Hazelnuts 2 D  
Chestnuts 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)
Floriculture Crops 6 D D D
Bedding/Garden Plants 4 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 2 X D NA
Greenhouse Crops 2 D X 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 957 217327 27608524 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 13 422 18827 bu
Oats 57 1457 98944 bu
Popcorn 3 D D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 923 201459 8771176 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 567 16109 46271 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 484 12393 39595 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 68 1187 2658 tons, dry
Tame Hay 102 1914 2998 tons, dry
Wild Hay 18 317 519 tons dry
Grass Silage 13 298 1499 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 85 2518 38421 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Head Cabbage 4 1  
Cantaloupes 3 1  
Dry Onions 3 1  
Sweet Peppers 5 5  
Potatoes 5 4 419 bu
Pumpkins 10 123  
Sweet Corn 18 71  
Tomatoes 14 11  
Watermelons 4 23  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 8 D 18374 trees
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 19 D 127 D
Florculture Crops 3 D D D
Bedding/Garden Plants 3 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 5 X 40 81
Nursery Crops 6 D 69 217
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 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 15, 2012

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