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Fayette County

Total population (2010 census): 295,803
Total population (1996 census): 225,366
County seat: Lexington

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 28 2255 289545
Wheat for Grain, Total 16 727 24958
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 18 1890 53967 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 285 22258 39134
Alfalfa Hay 84 3214 6034
Small Grain Hay 5 230 401
Tame Hay 231 17377 30661
Wild Hay 28 1437 2038
All Haylage, Grass Silage, Greenchop 16 847 2798
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 9 489 8162
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 4 2  
Carrots 2 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 8 5  
Eggplant 3 1  
Head Cabbage 4 2  
Green Peas 2 D  
All Lettuce 4 1  
Snap Bean 9 3  
Sweet Peppers 7 6  
Potatoes 9 8  
Pumpkins 7 9  
Squash 8 3  
Sweet Potatoes 3 D  
Sweet Corn 13 23  
Turnip Greens 2 D  
Other Vegetables 4 3  
Tomatoes 16 24  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
All Nuts 6 12  
Hazelnuts 4 D  
Chestnuts 3 D  
Other Nuts 3 11  
Watermelons 5 3  
Cantaloupes 9 6  
Apples 22 38  
Figs 2 D  
Grapes 21 49  
Kiwifruit 2 D  
Tart Cherries 4 1  
Sweet Cherries 5 1  
Peaches 11 8  
Pears 11 4  
Persimmons 4 D  
Plums and Prunes 9 3  
Blackberries and Dewberries 9 5  
Raspberries 10 4  
Tame Blueberries 8 D  
Strawberries 5 5  
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 4 D D 1716
Tobacco Plants Sold for Transplant 7 122707 - 406125
Sod Harvested 3 X D D
Greenhouse Crops 6 9060 X 71904
Floriculture Crops 24 348608 15 2053744
Bedding/Garden Plants 20 246068 4 1747228
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 7 D D D
Foliage Plants 4 D - D
Potted Flowering Plants 4 37400 D 166600
Vegetable Seeds 2 - D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 5 X 22 NA
Nursery Stock 10 2900 95 D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 6 D X D
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 78 2271 5261007 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.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 51 3594 339203 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 23 762 27297 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 32 2283 68755 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 291 19323 39311 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 80 2569 6344 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 23 797 1015 tons, dry
Tame Hay 186 11735 24644 tons, dry
Wild Hay 62 3394 5874 tons dry
Grass Silage 18 828 4303 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 14 568 8851 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Bean 3 D  
Sweet Peppers 4 D  
Potatoes 5 25 4094 bu
Sweet Corn 3 D  
Tomatoes 6 4  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 7 10 438 trees
Peaches 3 D 55 trees
Pears 3 1 15 trees
Strawberries 7 15 30020 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 36 307500 678 3519
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 7 X 26 X
Florculture Crops 15 206250 13 1404
Bedding/Garden Plants 13 175650 D 1112
Foliage Plants 4 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 4 D D 245
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 7 X 21 34
Nursery Crops 5 D D D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 12 D 13 276
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 340 4863 10550399 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: April 03, 2012

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