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Arkansas CropMAP

Total population (1990 census): 2,350,725
State Capital: Little Rock

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Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 831 184079 21901248 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 875 130948 8988578 bu
Sorghum for Sirup 7 81 58993 lbs
Wheat 3361 763388 35361702 bu
Barley 1 D D
Canola 2 D D
Other Rapeseed 1 D D
Oats 100 8062 578205 bu
Rice 4207 1384969 78882488 cwt
Rye 1 D D
Sunflower Seed 7 44 43220 lbs
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 6889 3571342 103074994 bu
Dry Edible Beans 4 50 510 cwt
Dry Edible Peas 4 361 348751 lbs
Dry Cowpeas and Dry Southern Peas 17 1888 16403 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 238 17127 X
Fescue Seed 226 16684 3504158 lbs
Lespedeza Seed 1 D D
Red Clover Seed 5 107 D
Total Hay* 22201 1232771 2396515 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 594 22520 55324 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 512 20919 39247 tons, dry
Tame Hay 15134 820972 1729558 tons, dry
Wild Hay 7333 349363 545351 tons dry
Grass Silage 321 18997 81108 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 36 3442 41671 tons, grn
Sorghum Cut for Dry Forage or Hay 3 D D
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 49 2714 28413 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 11 29  
Green Lima Beans 17 44  
Snap Beans 120 2464  
Beets 13 7  
Broccoli 14 15  
Head Cabbage 27 192  
Cantaloups 62 251  
Collards 15 140  
Green Cowpeas 99 1951  
Cucumbers and Pickles 46 41  
Eggplant 23 25  
Garlic 3 D  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 11 7  
Lettuce and Romaine 8 1  
Mustard Greens 29 403  
Dry Onions 17 35  
Green Onions 21 23  
Okra 73 107  
Green Peas 28 1143  
Hot Peppers 30 36  
Sweet Peppers 34 56  
Potatoes 39 135 7358 cwt
Sweetpotatoes 40 164 34135 bu
Pumpkins 58 376  
Spinach 14 107  
Squash 73 408  
Sweet Corn 122 1654  
Tomatoes 213 1058  
Turnips 13 58  
Turnip Greens 36 1018  
Mixed Vegetables 6 9  
Watermelons 192 2644  
Other Vegetables 27 110  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 213 979 79937 trees
Apricots 8 D 123 trees
Cherries, Total 14 3 182 trees
Sweet Cherries 2 D D
Figs 3 D D
Grapes 175 1418 669694 trees
Nectarines 8 4 305 trees
Peaches 261 2663 240751 trees
Pears 53 52 3745 trees
Plums and Prunes 39 26 1696
Peanuts 29 1616 4209590 lbs
Pecans 275 9062 120790 in shell
English Walnuts 6 25 390 in shell
Other Fruits and Nuts 18 56 2687
Other Nuts 8 42 1858
Blackberries 68 178 246579 lbs
Tame Blueberries 147 543 1578961 lbs
Raspberries 21 9 8619 lbs
Strawberries 73 212 1004538 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 1730 962272 1621344 bales
Other 14 556 X
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops, Cut Christmas Trees Harvested, Mushrooms, and Sod Grown for Sale Farms Sq. ft. under glass or other protection Acres in the open Sales ($1,000)
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 401 3240635 6998 27167
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 134 X 4921 X
Floriculture Crops 185 2432226 114 11608
Bedding and Garden Plants 143 1768139 59 7365
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 21 11083 41 290
Foliage Plants 25 194127 D 1257
Potted Flowering Plants 52 458877 D 2696
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 9 D 108 D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 73 X 428 370
Mushrooms 8 46299 X 214
Nursery Crops 98 655675 360 4388
Sod Harvested 45 X 5586 8375
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 13 16312 20 168
Greenhouse Vegetables 15 38668 X D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 30 D 383 1405

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
D=Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
X=Not applicable.
Z=Less than half of the unit shown.