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Lafayette

Total population (2010 census): 221,578
Total population (1990 census): 164,762
County seat: Lafayette

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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 4 714 110100
Sorghum 4 546 31080
Wheat 7 1177 60508
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Rice 11 2168 122452 cwt
Soybeans for Beans 18 2617 92320 bu
Sugarcane for Seed 12 1441 47910 tons
Sugarcane for Sugar 23 21301 693853 tons
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 241 6013 16588
Small Grain Hay 16 332 823
Tame Hay 133 3770 11862
Wild Hay 95 1911 3903
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 10 164 1207
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Broccoli 2 D  
Cauliflower 2 D  
Cantaloupes 4 Z  
Cucumbers and Pickles 5 D  
Eggplant 2 D  
Green Southern Peas/ Cowpeas 2 D  
Sweet Peppers 2 D  
Sweet Corn 3 D  
Tomatoes 9 5  
Watermelons 2 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Tame Blueberries 4 D  
Blackberries 2 D  
Pecans 24 184  
Figs 5 6  
Grapes 2 D  
Peaches 1 D  
Persimmons 2 D  
Other Noncitrus Fruit 4 7  
Oranges 2 D  
Tangerines 3 8  
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)
Aquatic Plants 2 - D D
Nursery Stock 1 - D D
Potted Flowering Plants 4 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees 3 X 7 NA
Floriculture Crops 9 D 9 3717000
Bedding and Garden Plants 6 D D D

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 9 1365 143583 bu
Wheat 9 2156 88181 bu
Rice 42 10534 492160 cwt
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 53 16136 491476 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 247 7988 15894 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 6 63 134 tons, dry
Tame Hay 134 3881 9353 tons, dry
Wild Hay 117 3958 6338 tons dry
Grass Silage 6 86 210 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Cucumbers and Pickles 7 379  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Peaches 4 11 D
Pecans 12 82 1410 in shell
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Sugarcane for Seed 13 898 22721 tons
Sugarcane for Sugar 25 13777 397534 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 15 582890 40 3018
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 6 X 20 X
Floriculture Crops 8 D 20 2695
Bedding and Garden Plants 6 269000 D D
Potted Flowering Plants 3 D D D
Nursery Crops 5 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 26, 2012

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