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Delta

Total population (2010 census): 30952
Total population (1990 census): 20980
County seat: Delta

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Field Crops for Grain Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Barley 6 75 5340
Maize=Corn 46 3615 647629
Oats 13 151 9793
Rye 2 D D
Sorghum - - -
All Wheat 8 220 11929
Spring Wheat - - -
Winter Wheat 8 220 11929
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 803 33152 78787
Alfalfa Hay 571 21832 56916
Small Grain Hay 25 767 1803
Tame Hay 198 8772 18690
Wild Hay 78 1781 1378
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 26 715 1348
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 27 1599 39826
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
All Other Crops 3 21 X
Field and Grass Seed Crops 4 D X
Bromegrass Seed 3 D D
Dry Edible Beans 4 156 3428 cwt
Dry Edible Peas 1 D D
Proso Millet - - -
Triticale 1 D D
Sunflower Seed - - -
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus - -  
Snap Bean 6 2  
Beets 6 1  
Broccoli 4 2  
Head Cabbage 2 D  
Cantaloupes 6 12  
Carrots 6 1  
Chinese Cabbage 2 D  
Cucumbers & Pickles 6 2  
Eggplant 2 D  
Garlic 5 5  
Fresh Cut Herbs 4 3  
Honeydew Melons 2 D  
Lettuce and Romaine 1 D  
Okra 1 D  
Dry Onions 10 D  
Green Onions - -  
Green Peas 3 Z  
Sweet Peppers 2 D  
Hot Peppers 10 10  
Potatoes 10 11  
Pumpkins 10 3  
Spinach 4 1  
Squash 21 56  
Sweet Corn 14 870  
Tomatoes 30 25  
Watermelons 5 D  
Other Vegetables 5 8  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 105 1087  
Apricots 27 46  
Sweet Cherries 42 217  
Tart Cherries 16 113  
Grapes 64 318  
Nectarines 21 25  
Peaches 81 678  
Pears 42 219  
Plums and Prunes 20 D  
Almonds 3 D  
English Walnuts 3 18  
Blackberries 1 D  
Raspberries 3 D  
Strawberries 7 2  
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)
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 1 - D D
Floriculture Crops 14 34000 7 729462
Bedding/Garden Plants 10 31000 3 561630
Cut Christmas Trees 4 X 11 NA
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 5 D 4 154000
Potted Flowering Plants 3 900 - D
Vegetable Seeds 2 D - D
Nursery Stock 25 2460 158 D
Greenhouse Crops 8 22030 X 171025

*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 46 3511 607315 bu
Wheat 25 633 39664 bu
Spring Wheat 12 304 18125 bu
Winter Wheat 15 329 21539 bu
Barley 4 90 6725 bu
Oats 31 730 42927 bu
Triticale 3 11 696 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 3 199 (X)
Total Hay* 696 32273 81982 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 549 21577 63402 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 63 1167 2636 tons, dry
Tame Hay 180 7732 13475 tons, dry
Wild Hay 24 955 1329 tons dry
Grass Silage 23 842 3414 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 44 1962 44264 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Dry Edible Beans 25 1809 38825 bu
Potatoes 8 4 1380 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Bean 4 2  
Beets 3 1  
Broccoli 5 (D)  
Head Cabbage 3 1  
Cantaloupes 10 81  
Carrots 4 1  
Cucumbers & Pickles 4 2  
Lettuce and Romaine 6 (D)  
Dry Onions 16 978  
Green Onions 3 1  
Okra 4 1  
Green Peas 3 2  
Hot Peppers 4 1  
Sweet Peppers 5 2  
Pumpkins 7 17  
Squash 7 (D)  
Sweet Corn 16 659  
Tomatoes 11 5  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 126 2340 487415 trees
Apricots 20 38 3806 trees
Cherries, Total 46 265 27164 trees
Sweet Cherries 40 181 17012 trees
Tart Cherries 17 85 10152 trees
Grapes 25 141 102307 vines
Nectarines 13 (D) 1812 trees
Peaches 53 468 78873 trees
Pears 31 183 26981 trees
Plums and Prunes 12 30 3871 trees
Blackberries 4 3 7735 lbs
Raspberries 7 2 1299 lbs
Strawberries 4 1 1103 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Sweet Corn for Seed 1 (D) (D)
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 36 67471 205 1449
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 25 (X) 181 (X)
Florculture Crops 15 40690 3 475
Bedding/Garden Plants 11 32160 2 460
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 5 (D) 1 (D)
Foliage Plants 3 2900 - 11
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 3 (X) 3 31
Nursery Crops 17 (D) 104 622
Greenhouse Vegetables 3 19500 (X) (D)
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 3 (D) (D) (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.


Last Updated: July 13, 2012

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