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Penobscot

Total population (2010 census): 153,923
County seat: Bangor

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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)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 4 929 101304 bu
Barley 9 322 18928 bu
Oats 8 229 13223 bu
Rye 2 D D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Dry Edible Beans 5 63 1000 cwt
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 311 16555 26359 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 30 1193 1944 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 11 556 1047 tons, dry
Tame Hay 190 11090 19253 tons, dry
Wild Hay 96 3716 4115 tons dry
Corn for Silage 41 7243 131057 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 24 17  
Beets 12 8  
Broccoli 4 D  
Head Cabbage 8 2  
Cantaloupes 2 D  
Carrots 4 1  
Chinese Peas NA    
Cucumbers and Pickles 19 29  
Green Peas 16 26  
Sweet Peppers 16 8  
Potatoes 28 D  
Pumpkins 44 127  
Squash 28 41  
Sweet Corn 25 223  
Tomatoes 27 21  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Grapes 6 4  
Apples 36 251  
Wild Blueberries 14 213  
Raspberries 21 23  
Strawberries 9 65  
Other Crops Farms Taps Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 38 16416 1439
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 56 212846 23 1307219
Bedding and Garden Plants 47 192524 D 1158253
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 2 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 11 D - D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 29 X 641 NA
Nursery Crops 16 - D 139125
Vegetable and Flower Seeds - - - -
Greenhouse Vegetables 9 23720 X 357817
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 4 8550 X 169480

*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.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 5 915 85265 bu
Barley 9 1154 60455 bu
Oats 11 1057 67494 bu
Rye 3 D 347 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Dry Edible Beans 13 180 1737 cwt
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 293 25283 41288 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 28 1050 3058 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 7 157 153 tons, dry
Tame Hay 207 12355 18141 tons, dry
Wild Hay 60 2399 2705 tons dry
Grass Silage 70 9322 51690 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 55 7206 110923 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 13 11  
Beets 15 4  
Broccoli 7 2  
Head Cabbage 5 2  
Cantaloupes 4 2  
Carrots 10 4  
Chinese Peas 1 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 18 23  
Green Peas 17 26  
Sweet Peppers 4 2  
Potatoes 34 4007 1035188 cwt
Pumpkins 24 57  
Squash 28 50  
Sweet Corn 35 284  
Tomatoes 18 14  
Mixed Vegetables 6 16  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 36 295 27809 trees
Wild Blueberries 10 129 272246 lbs
Raspberries 11 12 6477 lbs
Strawberries 10 58 269053 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 21 183 9114
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 93 290584 865 2391
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 14 X 64 X
Floriculture Crops 56 222768 11 1283
Bedding and Garden Plants 53 199314 D 1145
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 3 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 10 14921 D 95
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 21 X 21 359
Nursery Crops 6 D 60 D
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 4 D D D
Greenhouse Vegetables 6 15292 X 93
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 29 D 774 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 28, 2012

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