FSR by the numbers

 

  1. Number of acres farmed – 2100 acres in the facility *
  2. Number of tractors used at show – 73 **
  3. Number of workers during the show  – 275 ***
  4. Number of exhibitors at the 2013 show – 602
  5. Number of acres of exhibits – 80 acres
  6. Dates corn was planted this year – May 3 – 9
  7. Dates soybeans were planted this year – May 3 – 15
  8. Five year average yield for corn – 172 bu/acre
  9. Five year average yield for soybeans – 51 bu/acre
  10. Wheat yields this year – estimated 98 bu/acre

 

*No. 1 includes 1416 acres tillable, 127 acres CREP, and lots of mowing – 250 acres

**No. 2 includes 5 used on the farm, 48 in field demos, 16 for shuttle buses and 4 tile plows

**No. 3  includes full-time staff, student staff, temporary staff, and volunteers

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