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Total population (2010 census): 116,979
Total population (1990 census): 86,088
County seat: Benton

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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)
Maize=Corn 4 D D
Sorghum 1 D D
Wheat 6 1864 56968
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Rice - - -
Cotton 3 1437 D
Dry Southern Peas 1 D D
Soybeans for Beans 8 5059 155050 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 151 14713 D
Small Grain Hay 2 D D
Tame Hay 119 12130 26926
Wild Hay 35 D 4779
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 2 D D
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 7 4  
Green Southern Peas/ Cowpeas 8 9  
Squash 4 2  
Tomatoes 4 D  
Other Vegetables 4 6  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Blackberries and Dewberries 4 4  
Tame Blueberries 5 20  
Pecans 23 1114  
Pecans, Improved 22 904  
Peaches 2 D  
Pears 1 D  
Persimmons 2 D  
Plums and Prunes 3 1  
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 3 - 6 D

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 6 717 72115 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 3 D 33165 bu
Wheat 14 2454 81544 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 24 8203 256711 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 169 13896 34303 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 3 D D
Tame Hay 124 10180 27786 tons, dry
Wild Hay 51 3569 6195 tons dry
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Green Cowpeas 4 19  
Squash 3 1  
Tomatoes 4 2  
Watermelons 3 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Peaches 4 42 1785 trees
Pecans 14 456 13453 in shell
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 4 1181 1915 bales
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 8 D 12 234
Nursery Crops 4 D 5 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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