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Fairfield

Total population (2010 census): 916,829
Total population (1990 census): 827,645
County seat: Bridgeport

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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 NA    
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 81 3510 6382 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 6 D 63 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 1 D D
Tame Hay 49 1957 3828 tons, dry
Wild Hay 37 1507 D
Corn for Silage 8 131 D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 6 3  
Snap Beans 29 14  
Beets 6 1  
Broccoli 10 2  
Head Cabbage 6 2  
Cantaloupes 1 D  
Carrots 2 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 14 5  
Eggplant 13 10  
Garlic 8 1  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 4 1  
Lettuce and Romaine 9 2  
Dry Onions - -  
Parsley 2 D  
Hot Peppers 17 10  
Sweet Peppers 29 20  
Potatoes 18 9  
Pumpkins 13 60  
Squash 17 D  
Sweet Corn 23 144  
Tomatoes 38 54  
Watermelons 1 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 13 162  
Grapes 11 49  
Peaches 9 15  
Pears 3 2  
Tame Blueberries 9 16  
Raspberries 8 25  
Strawberries 3 D  
Other Berries 3 D  
Other Crops Farms Taps Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 4 825 135
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 47 322964 26 9828190
Bedding and Garden Plants 42 253910 16 5948465
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 4 D D 12050
Potted Flowering Plants 10 64500 D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 27 X 388 NA
Nursery Crops 33 D 218 D
Greenhouse Vegetables 11 164920 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 1 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 67 2641 3508 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 13 89 162 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 5 D D
Tame Hay 48 1907 2714 tons, dry
Wild Hay 19 584 526 tons dry
Grass Silage 2 D D
Corn for Silage 11 134 2194 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 8 8  
Beets 5 1  
Broccoli 4 1  
Head Cabbage 6 6  
Cantaloupes 3 1  
Carrots 3 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 6 6  
Eggplant 12 8  
Garlic 8 6  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 4 6  
Lettuce and Romaine 4 2  
Dry Onions 1 D  
Parsley 3 1  
Hot Peppers 4 5  
Sweet Peppers 19 18  
Potatoes 2 D D
Pumpkins 12 56  
Squash 19 18  
Sweet Corn 28 202  
Tomatoes 30 58  
Mixed Vegetables 3 D  
Watermelons 3 5  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 19 284 D
Grapes 8 26 10643 vines
Peaches 6 D 1672
Pears 1 D D
Tame Blueberries 6 D D
Raspberries 4 D 5600 lbs
Strawberries 3 D D
Other Berries 1 D D
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 14 78 3820
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 107 596656 887 8770
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 35 X 129 X
Floriculture Crops 48 583023 44 4917
Bedding and Garden Plants 44 405399 27 4093
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 6 D D 35
Potted Flowering Plants 20 D D 789
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 39 X 41 1004
Nursery Crops 30 D 222 2827
Greenhouse Vegetables 3 4933 X 17
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 38 D 581 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: March 02, 2012

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