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Maine CropMAP

Total population (1990 census): 1,227,928
State Capital: Augusta

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For CropSELECT see county pages.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 49 3604 D
Wheat 15 551 32881 bu
Barley 195 28163 1769992 bu
Buckwheat 1 D D
Canola 1 D D
Oats 272 22364 1643127 bu
Rye 15 849 23937 bu
Sunflower Seed 3 15 13500 lbs
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 18 804 20993 bu
Dry Edible Beans 61 984 9839 cwt
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 4 D X
Ryegrass Seed 3 9 D
Timothy Seed 1 D D
Total Hay* 2810 214005 332039 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 243 10459 20116 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 85 3886 5334 tons, dry
Tame Hay 2005 119468 187105 tons, dry
Wild Hay 667 28934 33129 tons dry
Grass Silage 482 51258 259069 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 332 27537 447405 tons, grn
Sorghum Cut for Dry Forage or Hay 1 D
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 8 146 967 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 30 15  
Snap Beans 130 109  
Beets 67 20  
Broccoli 50 D  
Brussels Sprouts 7 1  
Chinese Cabbage 6 7  
Head Cabbage 40 23  
Cantaloups 40 23  
Carrots 72 30  
Cauliflower 21 11  
Celery 1 D  
Chinese Peas 1 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 185 162  
Eggplant 12 5  
Garlic 31 8  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 38 9  
Honeydew Melons 3 Z  
Kale 4 Z  
Lettuce and Romaine 73 62  
Mustard Greens 1 D  
Dry Onions 42 18  
Green Onions 15 3  
Parsley 6 1  
Green Peas 151 2057  
Hot Peppers 14 3  
Sweet Peppers 66 22  
Potatoes 586 73085 19490474 cwt
Pumpkins 220 505  
Radishes 12 D  
Rhubarb 11 2  
Spinach 21 D  
Squash 213 383  
Sweet Corn 303 2366  
Tomatoes 194 115  
Turnips 8 1  
Turnip Greens 1 D  
Mixed Vegetables 64 201  
Watermelons 6 D  
Other Vegetables 62 100  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 332 5117 563333 trees
Cherries, Total 26 6 283 trees
Sweet Cherries 17 3 102 trees
Tart Cherries 21 3 181 trees
Grapes 33 10 3955 trees
Peaches 20 16 1125 trees
Pears 25 D 549 trees
Plums and Prunes 19 9 495
Filberts and Hazelnets 1 D D
Blackberries 9 7 7813 lbs
Tame Blueberries 68 319 605675 lbs
Wild Blueberries 569 23693 70253178 lbs
Cranberries 14 40 2481 cwt
Raspberries 80 68 69575 lbs
Strawberries 142 425 1623304 lbs
Other Berries 1 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 926 3152467 7116 29852
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 173 X 1350 X
Floriculture Crops 504 2618133 246 18000
Bedding and Garden Plants 442 2088135 170 13918
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 84 90653 57 92
Foliage Plants 28 61916 D 389
Potted Flowering Plants 104 377429 D 2965
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 12 D 11 39
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 208 X 167 2888
Mushrooms 6 7560 X 80
Nursery Crops 96 291575 860 4749
Sod Harvested 6 X 790 2136
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 29 D 35 158
Greenhouse Vegetables 65 147481 X 515
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 334 48093 5037 1288

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
D=Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
X=Not applicable.
Z=Less than half of the unit shown.