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Switzerland County

Total population (2010 census): 10,613
County seat: Vevay

Extension office

Local Markets

CropSELECT

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

Crop Statistics (US Census of Agriculture)

 

2007

1997

1992

Cereals Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 40 6102 738082 bu 71 4304 396013 bu 107 6059 709240 bu
Wheat 7 288 D 19 453 22821 bu 25 373 16396 bu
Barley 1 D D NA     3 16 980 bu
Oats 1 D D 4 17 935 bu 4 32 1900 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 226 7265 11310 tons, dry 327 9503 22830 tons, dry 344 9314 20729 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 77 1437 3280 tons, dry 129 3037 9252 tons, dry 195 3797 10049 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 9 134 164 tons, dry 21 145 263 tons, dry 25 216 463 tons, dry
Tame Hay 157 5324 7391 tons, dry 187 4858 10655 tons, dry 166 4167 8306 tons, dry
Wild Hay 23 370 475 tons, dry 60 1300 2345 tons, dry 34 772 1194 tons, dry
Grass Silage       11 163 946 tons, grn 8 362 2149 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 5 166 D 15 470 5178 tons, grn 26 774 14248 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 31 5795 179699 bu 53 4478 165769 bu 81 5757 216147 bu
Fruits Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Apples 6 5   7 15 1237 Trees 5 D D
Cherries, Total 5 D   3 Z 10 trees NA    
Cherries, Not Specified NA     3 Z 10 trees NA    
Grapes 5 10   4 1 50 vines NA    
Peaches 5 1   4 Z 24 trees NA    
Pears 6 4   3 Z 14 trees NA    
Plums and Prunes NA     3 Z 12 trees NA    
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) Farms Sq. ft. under glass or other protection Acres in the open Sales ($1,000) Farms Sq. ft. under glass or other protection Acres in the open Sales ($1,000)
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 1 D D D 6 D D D 3 D D 8
Floriculture Crops 3 D D D 4 D D D 3 D D D
Bedding/Garden Plants 2 D - D 3 D D D NA      
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops NA       3 D D D NA      
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 31 273 627617 lbs 366 1806 3842110 lbs 520 1706 3441478 lbs

*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: February 24, 2012

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