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Alachua

Total population (2010 census): 247336
Total population (1990 census): 181596
County seat: Gainesville

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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 13 969 79780 bu
Oats 1 D D
Rye 2 D D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Sugarcane for Seed 2 D D
Dry Edible Peas 1 D D
Soybeans for Beans 4 410 10820 bu
Dry Cowpeas and Dry southern Peas 3 9 112 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 7 344 X
Bahia Grass Seed 7 344 38959
Total Hay* 339 21193 67176
Alfalfa Hay 9 115 235
Small Grain Hay 18 992 1841
Tame Hay 288 18235 59640
Wild Hay 38 1851 5460
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 26 1572 8071
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 18 2683 48208
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop 8 789 9366
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Green Lima Beans - -  
Snap Beans 26 1906  
Beets 4 2  
Broccoli 6 2  
Chinese Cabbage 4 1  
Head Cabbage 8 8  
Cantaloupes 22 151  
Carrots 4 3  
Cauliflower 2 D  
Celery 2 D  
Collards 13 12  
Green Cowpeas / Green Southern Peas 23 330  
Cucumbers and Pickles 20 37  
Daikon 2 D  
Eggplant 6 D  
Garlic 2 D  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 2 D  
Lettuce and Romaine 3 4  
Mustard Greens 6 16  
Dry Onions 6 2  
Green Onions 6 2  
Okra 13 25  
Green Peas 7 19  
Sweet Peppers 4 D  
Potatoes 8 6  
Pumpkins 4 D  
Radishes 4 2  
Spinach 4 1  
Squash 6 35  
Sweet Corn 20 79  
Tomatoes 16 13  
Turnip Greens 6 6  
Watermelons 33 1067  
Other Vegetables 5 26  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 12 44  
Figs 4 D  
Grapes 12 13  
Nectarines 2 D  
Peaches 14 52  
Pears 8 11  
Persimmons 17 40  
Plums and Prunes 5 5  
Citrus Fruit 17 63  
Grapefruit 7 3  
Kumquats 1 D  
Oranges 17 55  
Tangerines 7 3  
Peanuts for Nuts 15 4986 15164736 Ibs
Chestnuts 21 D  
Pecans 96 1656  
English Walnuts 1 D  
Other Nuts 2 D  
Blackberries and Dewberries 7 6  
Tame Blueberries 50 796  
Strawberries 16 8  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 3 1197 2094 bales
Herbs, Total 4 11 X
Other Crops 3 5 X
Tobacco 4 340 706500 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)
Greenhouse Crops 4 4432 X 35456
Floriculture Crops 35 787628 52 3878672
Bedding and Garden Plants 20 589128 37 3610415
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 5 D D D
Foliage Plants 7 92500 D 117500
Potted Flowering Plants 12 D 11 135590
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 3 D 4 15200
Cuttlings, Seedlings, Liners, and Plugs 9 362800 19 D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 10 X 65 NA
Mushrooms 4 44360 X D
Nursery Stock 93 236798 1115 16917026
Sod Harvested 4 X 560 2755300
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 2 D D D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 6 4432 X 35456

*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 50 2997 181099 bu
Oats 3 140 2335 bu
Rye 3 136 D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 4 410 10820 bu
Dry Cowpeas and Dry southern Peas 3 10 77 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 5 D X
Bahia Grass Seed 5 1529 144400 lbs
Total Hay* 233 10963 33259 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 6 115 144 tons, dry
Tame Hay 213 10182 31617 tons, dry
Wild Hay 17 488 965 tons dry
Grass Silage 5 D D
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 17 2737 38926 tons, green
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Green Lima Beans 4 D  
Snap Beans 26 2027  
Head Cabbage 3 D  
Cantaloups 13 130  
Carrots 3 1  
Collards 8 41  
Green Cowpeas and Green Southern Peas 12 364  
Cucumbers and Pickles 15 250  
Eggplant 8 47  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 4 11  
Kale 3 D  
Lettuce and Romaine 5 7  
Mustard Greens 6 6  
Dry Onions 4 4  
Green Onions 4 1  
Okra 8 12  
Green Peas 6 D  
Sweet Peppers 7 108  
Potatoes 3 D 148 cwt
Squash 20 293  
Sweet Corn 21 420  
Tomatoes 9 D  
Watermelons 31 1364  
Other Vegetables 8 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 9 5 174 trees
Grapes 19 41 19940 vines
Peaches 13 31 1899 trees
Pears 3 D D
Persimmons 26 81 6424
Grapefruit 6 D D
Oranges 10 41 3325 trees
Peanuts for Nuts 39 1393 4622186 lbs
Pecans 104 1719 29721 in shell
Other Nuts 19 97 5118 in shell
Blackberries 9 7 6853 lbs
Tame Blueberries 48 340 509991 lbs
Strawberries 8 17 247000 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 3 1197 2094 bales
Herbs, Total 4 11 X
Tobacco 28 1201 2615211 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 113 377602 921 8254
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 62 X 577 X
Floriculture Crops 49 274629 89 3640
Bedding and Garden Plants 27 212384 52 3234
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 10 D 19 125
Foliage Plants 16 33225 D 185
Potted Flowering Plants 7 D D 96
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 12 D 36 327
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 10 X 32 33
Mushrooms 3 6200 X 20
Nursery Crops 51 56392 280 3350
Sod Harvested 4 X 440 592
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 3 D 5 D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 12 27441 39 258

*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: May 25, 2012

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