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Franklin

Total population (2010 census): 149618
Total population (1990 census): 121082
County seat: Chambersburg

Extension office

CropSELECT

Cereals, Pseudocereals, Oilseeds
Industrial, Fiber
Forages
Vegetables
Small Fruits
Tree Fruits and Nuts
Herb, Aromatic, Medicinal, and Bioactive

Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 451 22994 2047775 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 9 98 2878 bu
Wheat 257 9052 572710 bu
Barley 206 4755 366968 bu
Emmer and Spelt 12 123 5038 bu
Oats 60 637 34230 bu
Rye 14 92 3410 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 302 15823 587348 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops - - X
Red Clover Seed - - X
Total Hay* 944 46477 110462 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 442 15823 43735 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 96 3083 11271 tons, dry
Tame Hay 658 26510 54296 tons, dry
Wild Hay 68 1061 1160 tons, dry
All Haylage, Grass Silage, Green Chop 398 27105 190217 tons, green
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 595 49006 641353 tons
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 29 541 4880 tons, green
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 7 5  
Green Lima Beans 3 1  
Snap Beans 28 43  
Beets 4 5  
Broccoli 3 2  
Head Cabbage 9 2  
Cantaloups 12 42  
Carrots 3 5  
Cauliflower 3 4  
Cucumbers and Pickles 8 15  
Eggplant 1 D  
Green Onions 2 D  
Green Peas 2 D  
Hot Peppers 7 1  
Sweet Peppers 20 16  
Potatoes 36 138  
Sweetpotatoes      
Pumpkins 38 190  
Radishes 1 D  
Rhubarb 4 2  
Squash 9 16  
Sweet Corn 50 392  
Tomatoes 36 D  
Turnips 2 D  
Watermelons 8 12  
Other Vegetables 7 12  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 26 1757  
Apricots 5 2  
Sweet Cherries 12 10  
Tart Cherries 7 D  
Grapes 5 3  
Nectarines 4 D  
Peaches 34 516  
Pears 9 18  
Plums and Prunes 5 3  
Blackberries NA NA  
Tame Blueberries 6 7  
Raspberries 15 12  
Strawberries 36 56  
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)
Floriculture Crops 42 311945 10 2052695
Bedding and Garden Plants 36 234545 D 1432698
Potted Flowering Plants 16 D D 487097
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 6 D 5 132900
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 16 X 640 NA
Nursery Stock 8 D 23 129052
Greenhouse Vegetables 11 68190 X D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 6 30860 X D

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
(-) = Represents zero.
(D) = Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
(NA) = Not Available.
(X) = Not Applicable.
(Z) = Less than half of the unit shown.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 579 29916 2461752 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 7 192 11425 bu
Wheat 344 8391 412570 bu
Barley 299 5672 394167 bu
Emmer and Spelt 5 33 2250 bu
Oats 156 1883 115970 bu
Rye 21 185 5880 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 347 14022 496874 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 4 D X
Red Clover Seed 3 33 3600 lbs
Total Hay* 969 67279 143393 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 616 24549 61981 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 73 1283 1955 tons, dry
Tame Hay 654 22344 43165 tons, dry
Wild Hay 26 582 1096 tons dry
Grass Silage 354 18521 105570 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 632 43793 488741 tons, green
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 48 915 9722 tons, green
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 8 11  
Green Lima Beans 4 D  
Snap Beans 13 6  
Beets 8 5  
Broccoli 3 1  
Head Cabbage 5 3  
Cantaloups 25 48  
Cauliflower 3 1  
Cucumbers and Pickles 6 D  
Eggplant 6 10  
Green Onions 5 1  
Green Peas 6 D  
Hot Peppers 4 2  
Sweet Peppers 14 11  
Potatoes 15 144 D
Sweetpotatoes 4 1 242 cwt
Pumpkins 23 96  
Radishes 3 D  
Squash 12 21  
Sweet Corn 54 240  
Tomatoes 24 177  
Turnips 3 D  
Watermelons 12 16  
Other Vegetables 4 3  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 44 3617 373268 trees
Apricots 3 D D
Cherries, Total 16 21 1741 trees
Sweet Cherries 14 11 628 trees
Tart Cherries 10 10 1113 trees
Grapes 6 2 911 vines
Nectarines 3 D D
Peaches 37 574 64539 trees
Pears 13 49 6652 trees
Plums and Prunes 7 9 864
Blackberries 3 Z 320 lbs
Raspberries 4 1 D
Strawberries 25 43 165849 lbs
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 51 260842 579 2372
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 10 X 86 X
Floriculture Crops 28 194625 28 1381
Bedding and Garden Plants 23 164075 24 1181
Potted Flowering Plants 14 D 3 D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 15 X 138 165
Nursery Crops 11 D 132 789
Greenhouse Vegetables 6 D X 31
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 7 D 281 7

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
(-) = Represents zero.
(D) = Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
(NA) = Not Available.
(X) = Not Applicable.
(Z) = Less than half of the unit shown.


Last Updated: March 14, 2012

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