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Howard

Total population (2010 census): 287,085
Total population (1990 census): 187,328
County seat: Ellicott City

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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)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 24 4898 481757
Wheat 17 1531 110150
Barley 9 495 43030
Oats 1 D D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 19 2676 77630 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 107 4230 8437
Alfalfa Hay 23 440 960
Small Grain Hay 11 311 1191
Tame Hay 75 2994 5597
Wild Hay 17 485 689
Haylage, Grass Silage, Greenchop 11 480 1283
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 12 911 13288
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Green Lima Beans 3 3  
Snap Beans 11 1  
Beets 2 D  
Broccoli 3 5  
Head Cabbage 2 D  
Cantaloupes 4 Z  
Cucumbers and Pickles 3 Z  
Eggplant 4 1  
Garlic 4 1  
Fresh Cut Herb 3 Z  
Dry Onions 6 1  
Green Onions 1 D  
Sweet Peppers 4 Z  
Potatoes 7 2  
Pumpkins 5 91  
Squash 8 4  
Sweet Corn 5 D  
Tomatoes 17 13  
Watermelons 2 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
All Nuts 6 12  
English Walnuts 4 D  
Apples 11 20  
Apricots 5 1  
Sweet Cherries 6 4  
Tart Cherries 3 D  
Grapes 6 5  
Nectarines 3 1  
Peaches 4 D  
Pears 8 6  
Plums and Prunes 3 1  
Blackberries 1 D  
Tame Blueberries 3 D  
Raspberries 2 D  
Strawberries 1 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)
Greenhouse Crops - - X -
Floriculture Crops 16 513994 9 D
Bedding and Garden Plants 11 509994 D D
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 5 - D 16180
Potted Flowering Plants 3 4000 D 10030
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 8 X 88 NA
Nursery Stock 10 - 536 D
Sod Harvested 4 X 239 1320819

*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 53 7632 532763 bu
Wheat 35 2211 130754 bu
Barley 24 1272 104903 bu
Oats 3 D D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 44 4717 126453 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 138 6502 10602 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 37 1010 1756 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 6 231 322 tons, dry
Tame Hay 105 4193 6808 tons, dry
Wild Hay 17 403 342 tons dry
Grass Silage 14 665 4122 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 21 1595 15668 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 9 6  
Beets 5 3  
Broccoli 4 D  
Cantaloupes 9 12  
Cucumbers and Pickles 5 6  
Eggplant 8 7  
Lettuce and Romaine 3 1  
Green Onions 4 1  
Green Peas 4 D  
Sweet Peppers 7 D  
Potatoes 6 9 900 cwt
Pumpkins 9 27  
Squash 5 D  
Sweet Corn 15 112  
Tomatoes 14 35  
Watermelons 5 2  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 14 46 7452 trees
Cherries, Total 5 2 105 trees
Tart Cherries 4 D D
Grapes 8 11 1180 vines
Peaches 8 44 6308 trees
Blackberries 4 D D
Raspberries 5 D D
Strawberries 4 20 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 46 593236 1285 8664
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 14 X D X
Floriculture Crops 19 450568 8 D
Bedding and Garden Plants 15 364252 D D
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 5 D 3 41
Potted Flowering Plants 4 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 13 X 48 121
Nursery Crops 16 D 317 1678
Sod Harvested 3 X D D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 5 D 67 14

*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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