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Delaware CropMAP

Total population (1990 census): 666,168
State Capital: Dover

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For CropSELECT see county pages.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 985 157011 15670883 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 85 4633 286741 bu
Wheat 652 75265 4987739 bu
Barley 242 32311 2700574 bu
Oats 47 576 29392 bu
Rye 31 477 16741 bu
Sunflower Seed 3 17 18100 lbs
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 1125 222785 6560094 bu
Dry Edible Beans 5 1708 24420 cwt
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 3 45 X
Total Hay* 467 15918 37696 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 272 5615 19017 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 37 1111 D
Tame Hay 266 5545 9879 tons, dry
Wild Hay 19 417 D
Grass Silage 63 3230 18972 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 124 9132 112724 tons, grn
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 5 134 D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 9 D  
Green Lima Beans 49 12511  
Snap Beans 48 4401  
Broccoli 10 15  
Chinese Cabbage 6 21  
Head Cabbage 11 D  
Cantaloups 55 204  
Carrots 2 D  
Cauliflower 4 7  
Collards 4 4  
Cucumbers and Pickles 30 3976  
Eggplant 5 2  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 4 2  
Lettuce and Romaine 4 1  
Green Onions 6 1  
Green Peas 60 7962  
Hot Peppers 21 44  
Sweet Peppers 34 45  
Potatoes 22 4668 903943 cwt
Sweetpotatoes 2 D D
Pumpkins 57 351  
Spinach 7 739  
Squash 31 105  
Sweet Corn 113 9480  
Tomatoes 47 151  
Turnips 3 D  
Mixed Vegetables 4 6  
Watermelons 69 2302  
Other Vegetables 14 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 18 D D
Cherries, Total 6 4 D
Grapes 6 10 6018 trees
Nectarines 3 D D
Peaches 18 328 26321 trees
Pears 4 2 135 trees
Blackberries 13 9 21655 lbs
Tame Blueberries 4 73 216000 lbs
Raspberries 9 10 22425 lbs
Strawberries 44 77 317808 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 176 2072863 1520 16806
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 39 X 672 X
Floriculture Crops 74 1301063 70 7921
Bedding and Garden Plants 54 883792 D 4519
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 6 D 14 61
Foliage Plants 8 D D 992
Potted Flowering Plants 32 375265 30 2349
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 65 X 249 912
Mushrooms 5 293300 X 1754
Nursery Crops 38 466100 440 5213
Sod Harvested 5 X D 806
Greenhouse Vegetables 3 12400 X D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 38 D 465 143

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
D=Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
X=Not applicable.