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Kent

Total population (1990 census): 162,310
Total population (1990 census): 113,229
County seat: Dover

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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 223 55105 4995241 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 3 D D
Wheat 138 22367 1461464 bu
Barley 65 12266 956122 bu
Oats 7 D D
Rye 3 D D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 264 57251 1442957 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 178 4320 11665 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 89 1635 6398 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 19 457 1180 tons, dry
Tame Hay 107 2228 4087 tons, dry
Wild Hay NA    
Corn for Silage 48 2936 32599 tons, grn
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 1 D D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 1 D  
Green Lima Beans 16 D  
Snap Beans 12 1521  
Broccoli 1 D  
Cantaloupes 3 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 10 1770  
Lettuce 7 3  
Fresh Cut Herbs 9 6  
Green Peas 8 2237  
Hot Peppers 2 D  
Sweet Peppers 2 D  
Potatoes 5 1662  
Pumpkins 4 D  
Squash 8 10  
Sweet Corn 18 4376  
Tomatoes 22 13  
Watermelons 2 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 11 D  
Grapes 4 D  
Peaches 3 D  
Pears 9 D  
Blackberries 1 D  
Tame Blueberries 3 D  
Strawberries 12 17  
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 22 78577 21 575349
Bedding and Garden Plants 17 D D 489700
Potted Flowering Plants 3 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 27 X 110 NAs
Nursery Crops 16 D D 230630

*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 302 42629 3833911 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 19 1071 63268 bu
Wheat 234 26162 1747383 bu
Barley 114 16714 1420004 bu
Oats 36 428 22008 bu
Rye 10 D D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 379 79915 2555454 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 231 6972 20135 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 162 3321 12382 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 19 379 845 tons, dry
Tame Hay 132 2127 4530 tons, dry
Wild Hay 8 239 384 tons dry
Grass Silage 34 906 5981 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 87 4621 54072 tons, grn
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 4 D D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 D  
Green Lima Beans 13 D  
Snap Beans 10 467  
Broccoli 6 11  
Cantaloupes 10 20  
Cucumbers and Pickles 10 2143  
Green Peas 16 D  
Hot Peppers 13 43  
Sweet Peppers 12 22  
Potatoes 11 3066 651091 cwt
Pumpkins 16 68  
Squash 5 8  
Sweet Corn 32 4040  
Tomatoes 12 D  
Watermelons 4 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 5 D D
Grapes 3 D 1600 vines
Peaches 5 D D
Blackberries 2 D D
Raspberries 3 D D
Strawberries 20 34 160250 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 57 288487 598 3476
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 13 X 254 X
Floriculture Crops 24 196187 21 961
Bedding and Garden Plants 14 108601 D 593
Potted Flowering Plants 15 87586 17 D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 26 X 78 483
Nursery Crops 9 D D D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 15 D 102 24

*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 01, 2012

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