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Avoyelles

Total population (2010 census): 42073
Total population (1990 census): 39159
County seat: Marksville

Extension office

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)
Maize=Corn 58 9716 1501021
Oats 1 D D
Sorghum 99 37547 3682639
Wheat 52 11538 629276
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Rice 25 12047 813091 cwt
Upland Cotton 41 16784 31847 bales
Soybeans for Beans 145 55445 2349993 bu
Sugarcane for Seed 11 387 12909 tons
Sugarcane for Sugar 20 15297 526696 tons
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 272 13127 29639
Small Grain Hay 11 264 370
Tame Hay 213 8444 21392
Wild Hay 62 4419 7877
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 10 448 1378
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop 2 D D
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 3 1  
Cucumbers and Pickles 2 D  
Eggplant 2 D  
Garlic 1 D  
Okra 2 D  
Sweet Peppers 5 1  
Squash 2 D  
Sweet Corn 12 17  
Sweet Potatoes 19 2376  
Tomatoes 11 2  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Strawberries 6 1  
All Pecans 34 D  
Pecans, Improved 18 279  
Peaches 1 D  
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 Stock 4 - 96 273000
Potted Flowering Plants 3 2565 - 7053
Foliage Plants 3 2565 - 7053
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 3 2565 - 7053
Floriculture Crops 7 14660 D 67008
Bedding and Garden Plants 7 6965 D 45849

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 129 20398 2658150 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 57 13885 1133041 bu
Wheat 51 5985 253748 bu
Rice 21 8603 404694 cwt
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 309 93283 2832018 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 278 11120 27082 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 10 D D
Tame Hay 189 8490 21575 tons, dry
Wild Hay 93 2445 5167 tons dry
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 3 102 D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Sweetpotatoes 36 2875 857685 bu
Sweet Corn 4 10  
Watermelons 4 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Pecans 33 282 3541 in shell
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 52 14378 22930 bales
Sugarcane for Seed 14 946 26425 tons
Sugarcane for Sugar 22 11556 354966 tons
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 12 17560 65 256
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 4 X 7 X
Floriculture Crops 9 14560 D 64
Bedding and Garden Plants 6 10800 6 55
Potted Flowering Plants 5 D D D
Nursery Crops 3 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: June 25, 2012

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