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Kentucky CropMAP

Total population (1990 census): 3,685,296
State Capital: Frankfort

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For CropSELECT see county pages.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 11021 1086381 110787023 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 184 7671 475535 bu
Sorghum for Sirup 57 192 142102 lbs
Wheat 3180 408771 21658648 bu
Barley 127 6509 457223 bu
Oats 131 1476 75797 bu
Popcorn 123 21228 52187440 lbs shelled
Rye 14 983 31156 bu
Sunflower Seed 8 41 35500 lbs
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 6644 1214938 41294246 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 110 D X
Fescue Seed 104 3235 618950 lbs
Lespedeza Seed 6 320 52903 lbs
Total Hay* 46388 2009061 4138965 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 10757 228087 607143 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 2964 61110 123396 tons, dry
Tame Hay 37183 1534411 3112008 tons, dry
Wild Hay 4752 142588 221145 tons dry
Grass Silage 1123 42865 225780 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 3062 104920 1438492 tons, grn
Corn Cut for Dry Fodder 10 88 X
Sorghum Cut for Dry Forage or Hay 3 8 22
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 12 203 2520 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 33 33  
Green Lima Beans 17 6  
Snap Beans 212 168  
Beets 27 7  
Broccoli 41 40  
Brussels Sprouts 3 Z  
Chinese Cabbage 2 D  
Head Cabbage 131 202  
Cantaloups 129 184  
Carrots 5 D  
Cauliflower 1 D  
Collards 9 10  
Green Cowpeas 6 3  
Cucumbers and Pickles 146 102  
Eggplant 30 12  
Garlic 7 3  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 17 8  
Kale 24 24  
Lettuce and Romaine 25 17  
Mustard Greens 17 19  
Dry Onions 14 10  
Green Onions 21 4  
Okra 26 5  
Green Peas 11 2  
Hot Peppers 29 38  
Sweet Peppers 166 316  
Pimientos 36 127  
Potatoes 330 1133 155863 cwt
Sweetpotatoes 49 84 13666 bu
Pumpkins 231 820  
Spinach 11 12  
Squash 104 100  
Sweet Corn 448 1382  
Tomatoes 364 562  
Turnips 31 29  
Turnip Greens 11 12  
Mixed Vegetables 14 21  
Watermelons 176 167  
Other Vegetables 32 35  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 615 2169 173063 trees
Apricots 18 5 187 trees
Cherries, Total 81 22 837 trees
Grapes 147 81 33073 trees
Nectarines 5 3 175 trees
Peaches 294 590 35603 trees
Pears 99 43 2706 trees
Plums and Prunes 58 25 1103
Pecans 84 345 6144 in shell
Other Fruits and Nuts 43 202 8534
Other Nuts 12 49 974
Blackberries 88 72 76816 lbs
Tame Blueberries 42 24 36815 lbs
Raspberries 21 21 11800 lbs
Strawberries 189 193 504000 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Ginseng 8 2 5051 lbs
Herbs, Total 22 15 X
Herbs, Dried 5 7 6015 lbs
Maple Trees Tapped 5 31 1604
Tobacco 44967 255053 505257589 lbs
Other 23 205 X
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 1103 7886810 9320 56018
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 162 X 1169 X
Floriculture Crops 451 5180735 338 27345
Bedding and Garden Plants 375 3817589 276 20582
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 27 18845 28 262
Foliage Plants 38 252264 2 913
Potted Flowering Plants 128 1092037 32 5587
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 13 21000 43 D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 155 X 619 708
Mushrooms 4 D X D
Nursery Crops 224 405926 4036 14486
Sod Harvested 42 X 3286 6536
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 25 D 37 139
Greenhouse Vegetables 59 494718 X 1169
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 302 1771205 961 5383

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
D=Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
X=Not applicable.
Z=Less than half of the unit shown.