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Polk

Total population (2010 census): 602,095
Total population (1990 census): 405,382
County seat: Bartow

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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)
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Bahia Grass Seed 2 D D
Total Hay* 133 9095 20036
Alfalfa Hay 7 54 59
Small Grain Hay 5 336 2494
Tame Hay 95 7739 15865
Wild Hay 32 966 1618
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 16 941 2244
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Dry Southern Peas 5 29 264 bu
Snap Beans 7 25  
Broccoli 4 1  
Carrots 1 D  
Lettuce 6 4  
Collards 4 4  
Green Cowpeas / Green Southern Peas 18 63  
Cucumbers and Pickles 1 D  
Mustard Greens 3 2  
Dry Onions - -  
Potatoes 1 D  
Squash 6 63  
Sweet Corn 7 6  
Watermelons 4 7  
Other Vegetables 3 3  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Bananas 3 D  
Guavas 5 1  
Grapes 6 9  
Mangoes 2 D  
Papayas 3 Z  
Peaches 5 2  
Persimmons 5 20  
Grapefruit 253 6081  
Lemons 3 D  
Oranges 1407 85498  
Tangelos 92 887  
Tangerines 243 4328  
Temples 40 180  
Other Citrus Fruits 7 D  
Tame Blueberries 52 987  
Strawberries 6 18  
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)
Cuttings, Seedlings, Liners, and Plugs 13 31185 5 D
Greenhouse Crops 7 7208 X 57600
Floriculture Crops 34 1855826 31 8375399
Bedding and Garden Plants 11 151500 D 646572
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 3 - 6 35000
Foliage Plants 12 1319378 D 475900
Potted Flowering Plants 18 384948 11 2949851
Nursery Stock 112 2485145 896 22657487
Sod Harvested 7 X 3442 6634811

*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)
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 10 780 X
Bahia Grass Seed 10 780 100800 lbs
Total Hay* 158 7371 15509 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 4 170 D
Small Grain Hay 3 21 D
Tame Hay 113 4875 11686 tons, dry
Wild Hay 34 1863 3255 tons dry
Grass Silage 8 442 1181 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 4 D  
Collards 3 D  
Green Cowpeas and Green Southern Peas 4 31  
Cucumbers and Pickles 4 D  
Mustard Greens 4 7  
Dry Onions 4 5  
Green Peas 3 10  
Potatoes 3 60 13500 cwt
Squash 5 49  
Sweet Corn 5 25  
Watermelons 8 483  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Grapes 6 18 3825 vines
Persimmons 3 D D
Grapefruit 484 9263 781443 trees
Oranges 1304 95167 9804637 trees
Tangelos 120 2715 303608 trees
Honey Tangerines 65 1437 176394 trees
Other Tangerines 189 5789 714056 trees
Other Citrus Fruits 14 60 5592 trees
Blackberries 3 D 5000 lbs
Tame Blueberries 28 97 183382 lbs
Strawberries 6 109 977484 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 165 2319184 5667 26915
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 116 X 4675 X
Floriculture Crops 59 1171173 90 8439
Bedding and Garden Plants 14 D 11 1994
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 7 D 13 479
Foliage Plants 29 453791 47 2353
Potted Flowering Plants 20 417902 20 3613
Nursery Crops 97 1106283 545 11473
Sod Harvested 10 X 4966 6625
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 3 D D D
Greenhouse Vegetables 3 D X 10
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 10 D 36 247

*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 29, 2012

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