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Appendix Table 1.  Hay Statistics for Indiana and the United States, 1998-2001
    Acres for Harvest, thousands   Yield, tons/acre
    1998 1999 2000 2001   1998 1999 2000 2001
Indiana                  
All Hay   725 700 750 625   3.59 3.19 3.50 3.13
Alfalfa Hay 400 400 430 325   4.10 3.71 4.10 3.80
Other Hay 350 300 320 300   3.00 2.50 2.70 2.40
                     
United States                  
All Hay   59,819 63,220 59,854 63,833   2.52 2.53 2.54 2.54
Alfalfa Hay 23,437 23,968 23,077 23,750   3.47 3.57 3.48 3.44
Other Hay 36,382 39,165 36,777 40,083   1.91 1.92 1.95 2.01
Does not include yield harvested by grazing or removed as silage.            
Estimates as of October 10, 2001        
 

 

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