Top Ten Rankings

Top 10 Rankings - By County
2016 Corn Production
County Production (1,000 bushels)
Kossuth 68,367
Pottawattamie 52,808
Crawford 47,084
Webster 45,684
Sioux 43,925
Hamilton 43,574
Franklin 43,412
Woodbury 42,773
Plymouth 42,253
Hardin 40,472
2016 Soybean Production
County Production (1,000 bushels)
Plymouth 13,036
Kossuth 12,771
Pottawattamie 11,106
Sioux 10,097
Woodbury 9,929
Benton 9,182
Cherokee 9,161
Tama 9,035
O'Brien 9,002
Crawford 8,829
January 1, 2017 Milk Cow Inventory
County Inventory (head)
Sioux 26,000
Dubuque 19,500
Winneshiek 15,800
Allamakee 12,700
Clayton 11,700
Delaware 11,300
Lyon 10,200
O'Brien 8,700
Fayette 8,500
Osceola 5,000
2016 Fed Cattle Marketed
County Marketed during 2016 (head)
Sioux 306,700
Lyon 111,500
Carroll 88,200
Woodbury 58,600
Dubuque 54,300
Plymouth 51,000
Pottawattamie 49,000
Delaware 42,900
Jackson 40,800
Mitchell 40,200
The following commodities are available by County through the Census only:
2012 Hogs & Pigs Marketed
County Marketed during 2012 (head)
Sioux 3,201,399
Washington 2,355,836
Lyon 2,139,782
Plymouth 1,924,023
Hamilton 1,619,549
Hardin 1,451,386
Kossuth 1,350,407
Buena Vista 1,310,795
O'Brien 1,193,027
Carroll 1,070,438
2012 Cattle & Calves Sold for Slaughter
County Marketed during 2012 (head)
Sioux 352,485
Lyon 128,321
Carroll 97,570
Dubuque 69,064
Woodbury 64,783
Plymouth 58,645
Delaware 54,588
Mitchell 50,847
Pottawattamie 47,713
Jackson 47,334
2012 Sheep & Lambs Marketed
County Marketed during 2012 (head)
Sioux 37,139
Plymouth 9,847
Lyon 6,963
Davis 5,970
Washington 4,348
Fayette 4,310
Cherokee 4,139
Johnson 3,969
O'Brien 3,946
Marshall 3,868

Last Modified: 02/12/2018