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Essex

Total population (2010 census): 743,159
Total population (1990 census): 670080

County seat: Salem

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
Maize=Corn 1 D D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 1 D D
Dry Edible Beans 1 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 149 5061 10282 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 25 485 1079 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 6 64 173 tons, dry
Tame Hay 101 3779 7452 tons, dry
Wild Hay 28 733 1578 tons dry
Corn for Silage 15 897 17308 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 6 8  
Snap Beans 33 42  
Beets 10 4  
Broccoli 6 3  
Head Cabbage 6 6  
Cantaloupes 6 3  
Carrots 8 2  
Cauliflower 2 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 12 16  
Eggplant 11 7  
Garlic 2 D  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 6 2  
Lettuce and Romaine 17 47  
Dry Onions 3 1  
Green Onions 2 D  
Parsley 6 3  
Green Peas 9 6  
Sweet Peppers 24 22  
Potatoes 10 10  
Pumpkins 35 155  
Rhubarb 2 D  
Spinach 4 2  
Squash 22 77  
Sweet Corn 27 521  
Tomatoes 48 59  
Turnips NA    
Other Vegetables 19 58  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 26 379  
Cherries, Total 8 D  
Sweet Cherries 4 D  
Tart Cherries 4 D  
Grapes 9 5  
Nectarines 3 2  
Pears 10 23  
Peaches 18 70  
Tame Blueberries 24 36  
Wild Blueberries 5 2  
Raspberries 20 23  
Strawberries 20 45  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 9   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)
Floriculture Crops 60 916455 62 10782801
Bedding and Garden Plants 56 672975 47 8536803
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 7 - D D
Foliage Plants 7 D D 343513
Potted Flowering Plants 17 137960 8 1857645
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 54 X 370 NA
Nursery Crops 18 D 39 D
Greenhouse Vegetables 13 71794 X 386710

*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 10 116 10615 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 3 D D
Dry Edible Beans 4 D 170 cwt
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 154 6982 12031 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 40 801 1601 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 6 180 269 tons, dry
Tame Hay 104 4258 7464 tons, dry
Wild Hay 35 1060 1069 tons dry
Grass Silage 16 683 4884 tons, grn
Corn Cut for Dry Fodder 1 D X
Corn for Silage 12 606 10089 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 3  
Snap Beans 25 39  
Beets 11 7  
Broccoli 3 2  
Head Cabbage 8 11  
Cantaloupes 9 6  
Carrots 13 4  
Cauliflower 5 4  
Cucumbers and Pickles 14 13  
Eggplant 9 9  
Garlic 5 1  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 5 1  
Lettuce and Romaine 6 D  
Dry Onions 5 1  
Green Onions 3 Z  
Parsley 3 D  
Green Peas 11 11  
Sweet Peppers 30 45  
Potatoes 6 4 422 cwt
Pumpkins 37 220  
Rhubarb 3 D  
Spinach 3 1  
Squash 32 137  
Sweet Corn 44 636  
Tomatoes 40 47  
Turnips 4 1  
Mixed Vegetables 9 65  
Other Vegetables 8 11  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 22 302 30052 trees
Cherries, Total 5 D D
Sweet Cherries 5 D D
Tart Cherries 3 D D
Grapes 11 5 2044 vines
Peaches 10 41 4712 trees
Tame Blueberries 17 36 46870 lbs
Wild Blueberries 3 3 D
Raspberries 15 21 23785 lbs
Strawberries 27 76 246628 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 6 20 801
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 150 1432191 606 14349
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 40 X 121 X
Floriculture Crops 90 1379340 77 11578
Bedding and Garden Plants 76 812872 38 7287
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 11 D 25 D
Foliage Plants 3 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 33 494168 D 3915
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 45 X 18 354
Nursery Crops 19 20024 164 1830
Greenhouse Vegetables 8 29927 X 81
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 51 D 344 449

*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: March 01, 2012

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