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October 12th is “Old Farmer’s Day” – in honor of that – name 5 of the Top 18 Cash Crops in Ohio

1) Soybeans – $2.1 Billion
2) Corn – $1.9 Billion
3) Hay – $451 million (Wayne County encompasses 43,331 hay-producing acres, more than any other county in the state)
4) Wheat – $147 million
5) Tomatoes – $60.4 million
6) Bell Peppers – $24.7 million
7) Apples – $20.6 million
8) Pumpkins – $14.3 million
9) Squash – $12.9 million
10) Oats – $8.5 million (Wayne County’s 485 oat farmers harvested 6,737 acres in 2012, 1,286 more acres than the second-highest oat-producing county in Ohio, Holmes)
11) Cucumbers – $7 million
12) Tobacco – $6.9 million
13) Maple Syrup – $4.7 million
14) Cabbage – $4.1 million
15) Strawberries – $3.9 million
16) Potatoes – $3.4 million (With 53 potato farmers and a 272-acre harvest in 2012, Wayne is the top potato-producing county in Ohio.
17) Peaches – $1.8 million
18) Grapes – $1.4 million

 

**Courtesy of Cleveland.com

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