Agriculture statistics in the Greater Lima Region


Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agriculture Statistics Service, Great Lakes Region



Craig Shaw operates a Case 8120 combine while harvesting 75 acres of field corn at the Steiner Farm along State Route 117 in October. “We’re having a great harvest this year,” Shaw said.

Craig Shaw operates a Case 8120 combine while harvesting 75 acres of field corn at the Steiner Farm along State Route 117 in October. “We’re having a great harvest this year,” Shaw said.


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ALLEN COUNTY

Cash rent: $179/acre

Corn (2017)

Planted: 63,000 acres

Harvested: 60,000 acres

Yield: 165.0 bushels

Production: 9,900,000 bushels

Soybeans (2017(

Planted: 91,000 acres

Harvested: 90,900 acres

Yield: 49.3 bushels

Production: 4,478,000 bushels

Winter Wheat (2018)

Planted: 9,200 acres

Harvested: 8,500 acres

Yield: 82.4 bushels

Production: 700,000 bushels

Alfalfa Hay (2017)

Harvested: 1,900 acres

Yield: 4.3 tons/acres

Production: 8,300 tons

Other Hay (2017)

Harvested: 2,100 acres

Yield: 2.95 tons/acres

Production: 6,200 tons

Cows (2018)

Cattle and calves: 6,400

Milk cows: 200

AUGLAIZE COUNTY

Cash rent: $207/acre

Corn (2017)

Planted: 71,000 acres

Harvested: 66,500 acres

Yield: 172.9 bushels

Production: 11,500,000 bushels

Soybeans (2017)

Planted: 99,000 acres

Harvested: 98,900 acres

Yield: 50.6 bushels

Production: 5,006,000 bushels

Winter Wheat (2018)

Planted: 11,000 acres

Harvested: 9,400 acres

Yield: 83.9 bushels

Production: 789,000 bushels

Alfalfa Hay (2017)

Harvested: 3,200 acres

Yield: 3.00 tons/acres

Production: 9,600 tons

Cows (2018)

Cattle and calves: 22,000

Milk cows: 4,700

HARDIN COUNTY

Cash rent: $183/acre

Corn (2017)

Planted: 87,000 acres

Harvested: 79,000 acres

Yield: 150.6 bushels

Production: 11,900,000 bushels

Soybeans (2017)

Planted: 124,000 acres

Harvested: 124,000 acres

Yield: 42.0 bushels

Production: 5,214,000 bushels

Winter Wheat (2018)

Planted: 10,200 acres

Harvested: 9,500 acres

Yield: 71.1 bushels

Production: 675,000 bushels

Alfalfa Hay (2017)

Harvested: 3,000 acres

Yield: 2.75 tons/acres

Production: 8,200 tons

Cows (2018)

Cattle and calves: 14,000

Milk cows: 6,400

PUTNAM COUNTY

Cash rent: $152/acre

Corn (2017)

Planted: 73,000 acres

Harvested: 67,500 acres

Yield: 177.8 bushels

Production: 12,000,000 bushels

Soybeans (2017)

Planted: 140,000 acres

Harvested: 139,600 acres

Yield: 46.5 bushels

Production: 6,490,000 bushels

Winter Wheat (2018)

Planted: 32,000 acres

Harvested: 29,900 acres

Yield: 76.5 bushels

Production: 2,288,000 bushels

Alfalfa Hay (2017)

Harvested: 5,720 acres

Yield: 3.45 tons/acres

Production: 19,700 tons

Other Hay (2017)

Harvested: 1,580 acres

Yield: 1.85 tons/acres

Production: 2,900 tons

Cows (2018)

Cattle and calves: 14,000

Milk cows: 4,300

VAN WERT COUNTY

Corn (2017)

Planted: 72,000 acres

Harvested: 68,000 acres

Yield: 173.5 bushels

Production: 11,800,000 bushels

Soybeans (2017)

Planted: 130,00 acres

Harvested: 129,800 acres

Yield: 51.8 bushels

Production: 6,725,000 bushels

Winter Wheat (2018)

Planted: 10,200 acres

Harvested: 10,000 acres

Yield: 87.4 bushels

Production: 874,000 bushels

Alfalfa Hay (2017)

Harvested: 1,500 acres

Yield: 4.55 tons/acres

Production: 6,800 tons

Cows (2018)

Cattle and calves: 8,000

Milk cows: 2,600

Craig Shaw operates a Case 8120 combine while harvesting 75 acres of field corn at the Steiner Farm along State Route 117 in October. “We’re having a great harvest this year,” Shaw said.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/03/web1_Harvest_01co.jpgCraig Shaw operates a Case 8120 combine while harvesting 75 acres of field corn at the Steiner Farm along State Route 117 in October. “We’re having a great harvest this year,” Shaw said. Craig J. Orosz | The Lima News

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agriculture Statistics Service, Great Lakes Region

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