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Frederick

Total population (2010 census): 233,385
Total population (1990 census): 150,208
County seat: Frederick

Extension office

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)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 249 24500 2039206
Wheat 229 16016 1004086
Barley 88 4002 291177
Buckwheat 2 D D
Emmer and Spelt 2 D D
Oats 14 205 8300
Rye 6 122 3943
Grain Legumes and Other Field Crop Farms Acres Yield
Sunflower Seed 1 D D
Vetch Seed 1 D D
Triticale 1 D D
Dried Herbs 2 D D
Soybeans for Beans 195 22207 603457 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 802 42103 96249
Alfalfa Hay 196 6606 16602
Small Grain Hay 66 3867 13175
Tame Hay 630 28697 61913
Wild Hay 107 2933 4559
Haylage, Grass Silage, Greenchop 131 8966 52994
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 183 21023 216377
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 8 172 1100
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 6 8  
Snap Beans 26 31  
Beets 8 2  
Broccoli 3 3  
Head Cabbage 2 D  
Cantaloupes 16 16  
Cauliflower 1 D  
Carrots 2 D  
Collards NA NA  
Cucumbers and Pickles 26 8  
Garlic 4 1  
Eggplant 6 2  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 2 D  
Kale 2 D  
Lettuce and Romaine 3 2  
Dry Onions 3 D  
Green Onions 1 D  
Green Peas 1 D  
Honeydew Melons 1 D  
Hot Peppers 7 1  
Sweet Peppers 9 6  
Potatoes 31 50  
Pumpkins 12 144  
Rhubarb 1 D  
Spinach - -  
Squash 13 26  
Sweet Corn 35 189  
Sweet Potatoes 4 1  
Tomatoes 33 19  
Turnips 1 D  
Watermelons 8 11  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 27 107  
Apricots 6 3  
Sweet Cherries 11 9  
Tart Cherries 9 4  
Figs 3 D  
Grapes 12 57  
Nectarines 5 D  
Peaches 18 73  
Pears 12 19  
Plums and Prunes 9 5  
Other Fruits 5 3  
All Nuts 9 29  
Chestnuts 4 20  
English Walnuts 5 D  
Other Nuts 2 D  
Blackberries 9 D  
Tame Blueberries 8 15  
Raspberries 14 9  
Strawberries 15 23  
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 34 326788 57 2810147
Bedding and Garden Plants 28 302262 D 2386016
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 10 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 5 20253 - 325358
Total Greenhouse Vegetables 7 19940 X 48130
Greenhouse Tomatoes 7 13620 X 37430
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 16 X 452 NA
Nursery Stock 26 37200 476 4217057
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 5 6320 X 10700

*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 261 15986 1145448 bu
Wheat 249 11075 677177 bu
Barley 111 4319 295353 bu
Oats 70 867 45500 bu
Rye 8 478 13710 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 229 24508 587165 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 3 D X
Total Hay* 890 50090 103702 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 300 10458 28092 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 47 1358 2302 tons, dry
Tame Hay 707 29404 57180 tons, dry
Wild Hay 63 1436 1740 tons dry
Grass Silage 146 7434 43183 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 346 32136 230444 tons, grn
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 18 370 1858 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 7 5  
Snap Beans 11 44  
Beets 4 1  
Broccoli 9 7  
Head Cabbage 4 3  
Cantaloupes 8 23  
Cauliflower 5 3  
Collards 3 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 5 2  
Garlic 5 1  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 9 5  
Kale 3 2  
Lettuce and Romaine 6 2  
Dry Onions 4 1  
Green Onions 3 1  
Green Peas 6 7  
Hot Peppers 5 1  
Sweet Peppers 6 2  
Potatoes 20 35 5374 cwt
Pumpkins 21 91  
Rhubarb 3 1  
Spinach 4 1  
Squash 10 3  
Sweet Corn 29 170  
Tomatoes 12 8  
Turnips 4 1  
Watermelons 3 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 38 222 22144 trees
Cherries, Total 16 18 1266 trees
Sweet Cherries 13 10 685 trees
Tart Cherries 12 8 581 trees
Grapes 21 57 36182 vines
Nectarines 5 3 402 trees
Peaches 22 139 12675 trees
Pears 12 36 2652 trees
Plums and Prunes 4 D D
Other Fruits and Nuts 4 17 D
Blackberries 5 3 1991 lbs
Tame Blueberries 8 21 68706 lbs
Raspberries 7 5 13086 lbs
Strawberries 13 26 150089 lbs
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 66 334270 658 3938
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 18 X 86 X
Floriculture Crops 24 283890 20 2139
Bedding and Garden Plants 19 205890 7 1423
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 5 D 8 30
Potted Flowering Plants 7 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 24 X 156 183
Nursery Crops 16 D 218 860
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 15 D 261 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: April 12, 2012

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