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Alexander

Total population (2010 census): 37198
Total population (1990 census): 27544
County seat: Taylorsville

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 12 1031 39807
Wheat 8 487 17382
Barley 2 D D
Oats - - -
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 18 956 12330 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 314 10456 16877
Alfalfa Hay 14 181 291
Small Grain Hay 13 382 637
Tame Hay 279 9746 15788
Wild Hay 13 147 161
All Haylage, Grass Silage, Greenchop 15 1871 10353
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 11 1420 17366
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop 6 20 105
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap beans 13 D  
Cantaloupes 1 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 9 3  
Okra 3 2  
Potatoes 8 2  
Pumpkins 1 D  
Squash 4 D  
Sweet Corn 10 4  
Tomatoes 9 3  
Watermelons 1 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 11 14  
Blackberries and dewberries 4 D  
Grapes 8 8  
Nectarines 2 D  
Pears 9 11  
Peaches 13 73  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Sorghum for Syrup 1 D D
Tobacco 3 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)
Greenhouse Crops 1 D X D
Floriculture Crops 4 44840 - 142500
Bedding/Garden Plants 4 34840 - 115000
Nursery Stock 10 D D 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.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 39 894 71525 bu
Wheat 12 681 36470 bu
Barley 8 450 29300 bu
Oats 4 21 1040 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 15 1024 24188 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 353 11791 26063 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 15 218 622 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 12 329 721 tons, dry
Tame Hay 309 10055 22843 tons, dry
Wild Hay 25 252 667 tons dry
Grass Silage 18 937 3632 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 24 2921 46792 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Cantaloups 3 D  
Pumpkins 4 3  
Tomatoes 3 1  
Watermelons 3 2  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 16 614 57126 trees
Nectarines 3 25 2205 trees
Peaches 6 D 1385 trees
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 38 759 1630503 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 8 52000 33 154
Floriculture Crops 5 D D 134
Bedding/Garden Plants 5 32400 D 111
Nursery Crops 4 D D 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 19, 2012

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