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Middlesex

Total population (2010 census): 1,503,085
Total population (1990 census): 1,398,468
County seat: Cambridge

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
Barley - - -
Oats NA    
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 186 7867 14404 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 32 884 1787 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 24 703 1059 tons, dry
Tame Hay 135 6232 11422 tons, dry
Wild Hay 36 717 1106 tons dry
Corn for Silage 9 501 9950 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 11 11  
Snap Beans 49 49  
Beets 20 8  
Broccoli 19 14  
Brussels Sprouts 7 1  
Head Cabbage 10 5  
Cantaloupes 8 13  
Carrots 10 33  
Collards 8 1  
Cauliflower 11 2  
Celery 6 2  
Cucumbers and Pickles 31 20  
Eggplant 13 4  
Kale 7 1  
Garlic 14 8  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 21 4  
Lettuce and Romaine 23 33  
Dry Onions 11 3  
Green Onions 14 4  
Chinese Peas 11 4  
Green Peas 13 19  
Hot Peppers 33 12  
Sweet Peppers 48 30  
Potatoes 21 13  
Pumpkins 62 297  
Radishes 7 2  
Spinach 16 5  
Squash 42 676  
Sweet Corn 44 585  
Tomatoes 73 79  
Turnips 6 1  
Watercress NA NA  
Watermelons 9 9  
Other Vegetables 50 88  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 42 500  
Cherries, Total 7 D  
Sweet Cherries 6 D  
Tart Cherries 1 D  
Grapes 12 9  
Peaches 18 80  
Blackberries/Dewberries 8 11  
Pears 11 90  
Tame Blueberries 41 51  
Raspberries 28 26  
Strawberries 26 48  
Other Crops Farms Taps Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 12 1246 243
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 74 2458137 281 49023301
Bedding and Garden Plants 61 1618298 D D
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 20 D 17 1882496
Foliage Plants 2 D - D
Potted Flowering Plants 21 531455 D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 49 X 322 NA
Nursery Crops 27 D 276 D
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 2 D - D
Greenhouse Vegetables 12 82407 X 606518

*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 6 71 8600 bu
Barley 2 D D
Oats 3 35 1250 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 176 7119 12517 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 58 2275 3993 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 8 142 125 tons, dry
Tame Hay 112 3436 6693 tons, dry
Wild Hay 32 891 1280 tons dry
Grass Silage 10 375 1278 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 17 576 11080 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 6  
Snap Beans 33 53  
Beets 14 7  
Broccoli 22 22  
Brussels Sprouts 3 Z  
Head Cabbage 16 13  
Cantaloupes 13 10  
Carrots 21 33  
Cauliflower 5 5  
Celery 3 1  
Cucumbers and Pickles 23 15  
Eggplant 18 10  
Garlic 8 4  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 11 5  
Lettuce and Romaine 21 43  
Dry Onions 7 8  
Green Onions 8 8  
Green Peas 12 13  
Hot Peppers 9 5  
Sweet Peppers 40 57  
Potatoes 9 27 1957 cwt
Pumpkins 64 532  
Radishes 3 Z  
Spinach 5 2  
Squash 64 169  
Sweet Corn 79 1176  
Tomatoes 70 64  
Turnip Greens 1 D  
Mixed Vegetables 12 63  
Watercress 1 D  
Watermelons 4 1  
Other Vegetables 8 18  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 53 818 87078 trees
Cherries, Total 3 2 D
Sweet Cherries 3 1 D
Tart Cherries 3 1 D
Grapes 10 18 5285 vines
Peaches 17 36 4081 trees
Pears 6 28 1828 trees
Tame Blueberries 21 22 44600 lbs
Raspberries 17 11 8270 lbs
Strawberries 22 43 136614 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 5 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 184 3373578 1245 41250
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 66 X 251 X
Floriculture Crops 122 3292608 185 32842
Bedding and Garden Plants 93 1798026 139 23062
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 27 425894 24 2689
Foliage Plants 7 30844 5 316
Potted Flowering Plants 43 1037844 18 6775
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 41 X 6 99
Nursery Crops 28 D D 8059
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 3 2600 D D
Greenhouse Vegetables 12 39450 X 169
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 52 D 351 23

*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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