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DeSoto

Total population (2010 census): 161,252
Total population (1990 census): 67,910
County seat: Hernando

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 18 7921 898561 bu
Wheat 31 13031 643902 bu
Sorghum for Grain 12 5029 499318 bu
Rice 5 5218 398805 cwt
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 48 44386 1270319 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 138 7643 D
Tame Hay 108 6125 11487
Wild Hay 36 1518 D
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 1 D D
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Cantaloupes 4 5  
Cucumbers and Pickles 2 D  
Okra - -  
Cowpeas / Green Southern Peas 4 13  
Sweet Corn 3 2  
Watermelons 7 35  
Tomatoes 4 2  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 4 1  
Figs 6 D  
Grapes 8 3  
Peaches 3 D  
Pears 8 1  
Tame Blueberries 5 46  
All Nuts 9 12  
Pecans 9 D  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Upland Cotton 7 5851 13238 bales
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 Stock 6 D 5 21000
Floriculture Crops 2 D D D
Foliage Plants 2 D - D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 7 X 42 NA

*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 32 13232 1548056 bu
Wheat 15 2379 100020 bu
Rice 4 2650 124290 cwt
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 56 40570 1375443 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 198 11128 24100 tons, dry
Tame Hay 135 6731 16060 tons, dry
Wild Hay 83 4397 8040 tons dry
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 3 100 440 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Okra 3 1  
Tomatoes 5 2  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 3 D D
Grapes 3 D D
Peaches 6 9 532 trees
Pears 3 D D
Plums and Prunes 3 D D
Pecans 7 65 1897 in shell
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 18 11785 20584 bales
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 14 D 459 876
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 3 X 1 X
Floriculture Crops 5 D D D
Foliage Plants 3 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 7 X 38 35

*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: May 23, 2012

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