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Benton

Total population (2010 census): 19,056
Total population (1990 census): 16,050
County seat: Warsaw

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CropSELECT

Cereals, Pseudocereals
Grain Legumes
Oilseeds
Forage Grasses and Legumes
Vegetables
Fruits and Nuts
Herb, Aromatic, Medicinal, and Bioactives
Industrials and Fiber
Nursery and Ornamentals
Forest

Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 63 8061 961169
Sorghum for Grain 6 179 17429
Wheat 70 6130 271510
Soybean 91 16895 512102 bu
Oats 1 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 24 2276 X
Fescue Seed 24 2276 390020 Ibs
Total Hay* 524 40397 66328
Alfalfa Hay 27 1316 1664
Small Grain Hay 24 1036 2129
Tame Hay 431 32617 55880
Wild Hay 109 5428 6655
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 14 537 2377
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop 2 D D
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 17 491 6715
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Cantaloupes 6 10  
Cucumbers and Pickles 6 7  
Sweet Peppers 3 2  
Pumpkins 4 4  
Squash 4 7  
Sweet Corn 3 D  
Tomatoes 5 9  
Watermelons 7 9  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 3 D  
Peaches 2 D  
Strawberries 2 D  
Chestnuts 1 D  
Pecans 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)
Bedding/Garden Plants 4 4500 D D
Greenhouse Tomatoes 4 38700 X 220000
Floriculture Crops 4 4500 D D

 

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 90 5889 464840 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 45 2915 251297 bu
Wheat 105 5984 289585 bu
Oats 6 70 2984 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 51 3409 (X)
Fescue Seed 46 3248 640014 tons, dry
Red Clover Seed 5 113 14975 tons, dry
Total Hay* 552 38860 69103 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 44 1579 4773 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 9 348 316 tons, dry
Tame Hay 415 27584 51313 tons, dry
Wild Hay 182 8866 12279 tons dry
Grass Silage 9 483 1263 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 22 979 10697 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 136 16136 514260 bu

*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 19, 2012

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