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Sussex

Total population (2010 census): 197,145
Total population (1990 census): 113,229
County seat: Georgetown

Extension office

CropSELECT

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

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 529 113490 11385984 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 6 227 11309 bu
Wheat 171 24245 1581338 bu
Barley 63 6665 513589 bu
Oats - - -
Rye 10 299 10335 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 475 78367 1884138 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 145 3111 8537 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 62 1308 D
Small Grain Hay 21 346 D
Tame Hay 85 1457 2776 tons, dry
Wild Hay NA    
Corn for Silage 18 2773 27060 tons, grn
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop NA    
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 D  
Green Lima Beans 27 6336  
Broccoli 8 D  
Beets 7 2  
Snap Beans 31 1432  
Cauliflower 6 4  
Cantaloupes 36 133  
Cucumbers and Pickles 37 2287  
Eggplant 10 D  
Kale 8 2  
Green Peas 21 2838  
Hot Peppers 6 46  
All Lettuce 8 D  
Sweet Peppers 25 D  
Potatoes 12 D  
Radishes 7 5  
Pumpkins 20 222  
Squash 19 56  
Sweet Corn 47 4545  
Tomatoes 42 83  
Watermelons 75 2701  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 6 D  
Peaches 3 D  
Blackberries 2 D  
Tame Blueberries 3 D  
Strawberries 23 24  
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 68 486956 45 5773944
Bedding and Garden Plants 56 322716 25 D
Potted Flowering Plants 18 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 12 X 79 NA
Nursery Crops 24 D 262 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 560 89901 9914099 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 66 3562 223473 bu
Wheat 328 36348 2366145 bu
Barley 111 14389 1185608 bu
Oats 6 77 2794 bu
Rye 20 286 11558 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 629 115550 3250195 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 151 5031 10278 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 75 1383 4117 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 12 D D
Tame Hay 79 1345 1965 tons, dry
Wild Hay 2 D D
Grass Silage 18 1954 11298 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 23 3561 44932 tons, grn
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 1 D D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 4 D  
Green Lima Beans 35 7799  
Snap Beans 33 3933  
Cantaloupes 36 163  
Cucumbers and Pickles 18 D  
Eggplant 5 2  
Green Peas 39 4348  
Hot Peppers 4 1  
Sweet Peppers 12 20  
Potatoes 3 D D
Pumpkins 28 179  
Squash 19 91  
Sweet Corn 61 4872  
Tomatoes 15 19  
Watermelons 60 2273  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 5 D D
Peaches 7 112 D
Blackberries 5 8 20705 lbs
Raspberries 5 8 19800 lbs
Strawberries 13 21 74150 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 59 553545 425 4640
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 16 X D X
Floriculture Crops 28 D 37 2366
Bedding and Garden Plants 22 D 5 865
Potted Flowering Plants 9 D D 688
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 16 X 58 85
Nursery Crops 13 D D D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 12 D 51 106

*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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