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Gem

Total population (2010 census): 16719
Total population (1990 census): 11844
County seat: Emmett

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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)

Field Crops for Grain Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Barley 8 561 34484
Corn 47 3158 537522
Oats 17 385 37075
All Wheat 51 3001 325827
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 330 14352 52654
Alfalfa Hay 241 10747 43580
Small Grain Hay 33 1231 3061
Tame Hay 80 2153 5832
Wild Hay 11 221 181
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 34 2129 52750
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 16 922 4287
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus - -  
Snap Beans 1 D  
Cantaloupes 3 1  
Garlic 1 D  
Green Peas 1 D  
Sweet Peppers 1 D  
Hot Peppers 1 D  
Pumpkins 2 D  
Sweet Corn 3 D  
Tomatoes 3 1  
Watermelons 3 1  
Other Vegetables 6 5  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 30 148  
Apricots 11 D  
Sweet Cherries 25 128  
Tart Cherries 1 D  
Grapes 10 86  
Nectarines 1 D  
Peaches 9 30  
Pears 6 9  
Plums and Prunes 14 110  
All Nuts 4 1  
Hazelnuts 2 D  
English Walnuts 2 D  
Other Nuts 1 D  
Blackberries and Dewberries 2 D  
Tame Blueberries 1 D  
Raspberries 1 D  
Strawberries 1 D  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Mint for Oil 2 D D
Field and Grass Seed Crops 14 420 X
Alfalfa Seed 7 233 129588 Ibs
Fescue Seed 2 D D
Red Clover Seed 2 D D
Other Field and Grass Seed Crops 5 64 70262 Ibs
Triticale 1 D D
Sugarbeets for Sugar 2 D D
Sweet corn for Seed 4 D D
Dry Lima Beans - - -
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)
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 2 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees 3 X 12 NA
Floriculture Crops 3 D D 91841
Bedding/Garden Plants 2 D D D
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 1 - D D
Potted Flowering Plants 1 D - D
Vegetable Seed 1 - D D
Nursery Stock 4 D D D

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 52 2322 366040 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 76 3981 382760 bu
Spring Wheat 11 337 25590 bu
Winter Wheat 71 3644 357170 bu
Barley 28 878 73278 bu
Oats 5 D D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Dry Edible Beans 8 261 6363 cwt
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 8 D X
Alfalfa Seed 8 552 274538 lbs
Total Hay* 296 15199 48026 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 237 10790 37938 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 36 829 2078 tons, dry
Tame Hay 50 2389 5097 tons, dry
Wild Hay 19 507 1045 tons dry
Grass Silage 15 684 5601 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 44 1865 44319 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 3 D  
Sugar Beets for Sugar 3 D 3780 tons
Sweet Corn 9 58  
Tomatoes 4 4  
Watermelons 3 6  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 41 1605 277555 trees
Apricots 12 21 1647 trees
Cherries, Total 22 156 13386 trees
Sweet Cherries 22 D D
Grapes 3 1 135 trees
Nectarines 3 D D
Peaches 21 159 24531 trees
Pears 11 27 4144 trees
Plums and Prunes 20 147 21885 trees
Tame Blueberries 1 D D
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Mint for Oil 7 340 28490 lbs of oil
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 13 D 459 D
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 11 X 419 X
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 3 X D D
Nursery Crops 4 D D 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.


Last Updated: July 23, 2012

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