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Knox

Total population (2010 census): 39,736
County seat: Rockland

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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)

Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Dry Edible Beans 1 D  
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 116 6203 10387 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 3 17 7 tons, dry
Tame Hay 54 3477 4802 tons, dry
Wild Hay 53 1601 2745 tons dry
Corn for Silage - - -
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 5 1  
Beets 1 D  
Head Cabbage 1 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 2 D  
Lettuce 1 D  
Dry Onions 1 D  
Green Peas - -  
Potatoes 11 25  
Pumpkins 15 49  
Spinach 1 D  
Squash 5 D  
Sweet Corn 14 72  
Tomatoes 14 5  
Other Vegetables 10 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 23 60  
Cherries, Total 2 D  
Tart Cherries NA    
Grapes 4 D  
Pears 15 6  
Wild Blueberries 57 2303  
Raspberries 5 4  
Strawberries 7 16  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 12 X 348
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)
Floriculture Crops 25 115936 14 875084
Bedding and Garden Plants 18 97300 3 D
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 9 D 11 D
Potted Flowering Plants 7 D - D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 4 X 24 530
Nursery Crops 3 - 3 D
Greenhouse Vegetables 5 8650 X D

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Dry Edible Beans 3 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 87 5150 5848 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 3 D D
Tame Hay 54 2592 2870 tons, dry
Wild Hay 33 1537 1822 tons dry
Grass Silage 13 968 3282 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 5 136 1990 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 6 2  
Beets 3 Z  
Head Cabbage 3 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 6 D  
Lettuce and Romaine 4 4  
Dry Onions 5 8  
Green Peas 6 D  
Potatoes 4 D D
Pumpkins 6 6  
Spinach 3 1  
Squash 6 17  
Sweet Corn 12 110  
Tomatoes 6 5  
Mixed Vegetables 5 21  
Other Vegetables 4 4  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 23 142 17994 trees
Cherries, Total 4 1 25 trees
Tart Cherries 4 D D
Grapes 5 1 133 vines
Pears 3 1 D
Wild Blueberries 55 1519 3810752 lbs
Raspberries 8 5 9474 lbs
Strawberries 8 43 132350 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 4 D 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 and Greenhouse Crops 30 171524 63 769
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 5 X 5 X
Floriculture Crops 17 147768 6 550
Bedding and Garden Plants 17 117436 4 427
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 3 D 2 D
Potted Flowering Plants 5 D D 95
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 3 X Z 9
Nursery Crops 4 D D 35
Greenhouse Vegetables 4 21816 X D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 7 D 35 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: February 24, 2012

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