Marijuana is Iowa’s 4th largest cash crop

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Rank Crop Unit Planted Area
(000) Acres
Harvested Area
(000) Acres
Yield Per Acre Production
(000) Units
1997 Street Price Per Unit
Dollars
Value of Production
(000) Dollars
1 Corn for Grain Bu 12,200.00 12,000.00 138 1,656,000 $2.500 $4,140,000
2 Soybeans for Beans Bu 10,500.00 10,400.00 46.5 483,600 $6.500 $3,143,400
3 Hay, All Ton N/A 1,650.00 3.15 5,190 $110.000 $570,900
4 Marijuana Lb N/A N/A N/A 17 $2,544.000 $42,989
5 Oats Bu 330 245 73 17,885 $1.600 $28,616
6 Wheat, All Bu 30 27 42 1,134 $3.200 $3,629
7 Apples, All Commercial Lb N/A N/A N/A 11,100 $0.220 $2,442
8 Potatoes, All Cwt 1.3 1.3 210 273 $5.350 $1,461
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