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Connecticut CropMAP

Total population (1990 census): 3,287,116
State Capital: Hartford

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For CropSELECT see county pages.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 75 5460 605666 bu
Wheat 2 D D
Buckwheat 1 D D
Flaxseed 1 D D
Oats 7 129 5784 bu
Rye 13 198 6351 bu
Sunflower Seed 2 D D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 2 D D
Dry Edible Beans 2 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 3 D X
Orchardgrass Seed 1 D D
Timothy Seed 2 D D
Total Hay* 1670 81752 158978 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 427 11947 28362 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 58 1041 1813 tons, dry
Tame Hay 1211 44324 81041 tons, dry
Wild Hay 311 8600 12512 tons dry
Grass Silage 230 15840 105737 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 403 32219 610198 tons, grn
Sorghum Cut for Dry Forage or Hay 2 D D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 17 13  
Green Lima Beans 5 D  
Snap Beans 103 701  
Beets 33 11  
Broccoli 51 65  
Brussels Sprouts 6 3  
Chinese Cabbage 8 2  
Head Cabbage 67 182  
Cantaloups 59 44  
Carrots 25 7  
Cauliflower 18 21  
Celery 2 D  
Collards 15 54  
Cucumbers and Pickles 147 280  
Eggplant 88 126  
Endive 1 D  
Escarole 2 D  
Garlic 25 7  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 26 16  
Honeydew Melons 1 D  
Kale 9 38  
Lettuce and Romaine 50 147  
Mustard Greens 2 D  
Dry Onions 22 6  
Green Onions 6 2  
Okra 7 5  
Parsley 12 D  
Green Peas 30 84  
Hot Peppers 47 69  
Sweet Peppers 181 496  
Potatoes 58 151 37907 cwt
Pumpkins 272 1282  
Radishes 10 2  
Rhubarb 5 2  
Spinach 13 9  
Squash 221 778  
Sweet Corn 310 4706  
Tomatoes 304 543  
Turnips 11 17  
Turnip Greens 3 D  
Mixed Vegetables 47 158  
Watermelons 30 30  
Other Vegetables 27 71  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 228 2672 299419 trees
Apricots 1 D D
Cherries, Total 14 9 187 trees
Sweet Cherries 12 6 118 trees
Tart Cherries 8 3 69 trees
Grapes 47 182 113894 trees
Nectarines 8 9 1004 trees
Peaches 87 407 37560 trees
Pears 51 243 23630 trees
Plums and Prunes 14 11 505
Other Noncitrus Fruits 1 D D
Other Fruits and Nuts 5 7 512
Other Nuts 3 D D
Blackberries 4 1 595 lbs
Tame Blueberries 102 240 710290 lbs
Wild Blueberries 1 D D
Cranberries 2 D D
Currants 1 D D
Raspberries 65 82 110331 lbs
Strawberries 102 278 1659293 lbs
Other Berries 2 D D
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 122 565 42727
Tobacco 74 2529 4115845 lbs
Other 7 40 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 1133 9586493 12844 172371
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 248 X 2617 X
Floriculture Crops 475 8519720 361 59575
Bedding and Garden Plants 414 6068001 260 46543
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 56 344336 D 2223
Foliage Plants 18 157620 D 692
Potted Flowering Plants 160 1949763 56 10117
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 9 D 10 44
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 443 X 217 3554
Mushrooms 3 D X D
Nursery Crops 183 616555 6257 69126
Sod Harvested 8 X 1308 3551
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 9 9600 6 D
Greenhouse Vegetables 64 321425 X 1215
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 516 12998 4684 172

*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.