Owen County encompasses 385 square miles of land in West Central Indiana. The county is home to roughly 570 farms. In 2007, 53,510 acres of the county was designated cropland. Owen County is ranked 81st in the state in terms of acres of cropland. The average farm size was estimated at 154 acres.
As of 2010, crop production was estimated at the following levels:
Corn 3,147,000 bushels Ranked 77th in the state
Soybeans 1,053,400 bushels Ranked 78th in the state
Wheat 59,100 bushels Ranked 67th in the state
Alfalfa 5,900 bushels Ranked 62nd in the state
Have a question about crop production? Ask the Owen County Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator, Jenna Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org
There are a number of issues involved with working on a farm. To help locate field crop information quicker, it has been organized into six categories. Please select the appropriate category to fit your needs.
•Private Applicator Information (PARP) - Pesticide Info
•Resources for Managing or Assessing Drought-Damaged Field Crops