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Knox County

Total population (2010 census): 60,921
Total population (1996 census): 47,473
County seat: Mt. Vernon

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 363 50431 7231696 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 125 5112 276252 bu
Barley 11 126 5945 bu
Emmer and Spelt 3 71 5900 bu
Oats 67 1427 83951 bu
Popcorn 3 D D
Rye 2 D D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 306 45473 2027786 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops - - X
Total Hay* 624 20283 43641 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 371 9991 25470 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 34 880 1948 tons, dry
Tame Hay 289 8239 14757 tons, dry
Wild Hay 45 1173 1466 tons, dry
Grass Silage, Haylage, and Greenchop 56 2787 14864 tons, grn
Sorghum for Syrup 3 6 951 gal
Corn for Silage 68 2845 55128 tons
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Broccoli 8 6  
Snap Bean 16 4  
Head Cabbage 3 1  
Cantaloupes 11 9  
Cucumbers and Pickles 6 2  
Green Onions 10 5  
Hot Peppers 3 1  
Sweet Peppers 14 8  
Potatoes 19 9  
Pumpkins 14 25  
Squash 4 D  
Sweet Corn 22 70  
Watermelons 7 7  
Other Vegetables 10 13  
Tomatoes 23 8  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 18 127  
Cherries, Total 7 1+  
Grapes 3 D  
Peaches 15 19  
Pears 3 D  
All Nuts 6 43  
Blackberries and Dewberries 4 1  
Tame Blueberries 7 5  
Raspberries 10 7  
Strawberries 8 2  
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)
Greenhouse Crops 5 6900 X 51750
Floriculture Crops 13 102276 11 940209
Bedding/Garden Plants 8 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 4 D D D
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 4 D D 8400
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 28 X 284 NA
Nursery Stock 21 D 365 D
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Taps Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 16 7912 2534

*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 550 53553 6233980 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 194 6072 295270 bu
Barley 18 277 17524 bu
Emmer and Spelt 4 50 2520 bu
Oats 131 1649 98690 bu
Popcorn 4 1255 D
Rye 5 70 1601 lbs, shelled
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 346 40996 1663723 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 5 210 X
Red Clover Seed 4 152 11500 lbs
Timothy Seed 3 58 11700 lbs
Total Hay* 651 26954 68890 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 433 13879 42993 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 52 788 1323 tons, dry
Tame Hay 285 8171 17347 tons, dry
Wild Hay 31 497 679 tons dry
Grass Silage 64 3619 19638 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 105 2550 39982 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Bean 9 3  
Hot Peppers 3 Z  
Sweet Peppers 6 2  
Pumpkins 10 27  
Squash 5 1  
Sweet Corn 23 66  
Tomatoes 8 4  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 18 258 42647 trees
Cherries, Total 3 3 D
Cherries, Not Specified 3 3 D
Grapes 4 2 571 vines
Peaches 10 34 5312 trees
Pears 3 1 D
Raspberries 4 7 5228 lbs
Strawberries 9 3 7661 lbs
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 40 79200 454 1104
Florculture Crops 3 D D D
Bedding/Garden Plants 3 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 3 21000 D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 23 X 115 372
Nursery Crops 9 D D 132
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 19 D 197 65
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 6 204 9157

*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: March 21, 2012

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