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Buncombe

Total population (2010 census): 238318
Total population (1990 census): 174819
County seat: Ashville

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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
Maize=Corn 13 50 4384 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 517 11446 17830
Alfalfa Hay 57 593 1010
Small Grain Hay 14 195 637
Tame Hay 443 9818 15342
Wild Hay 33 840 841
All Haylage, Grass Silage, Greenchop 13 1082 2791
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop 2 D D
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 43 1161 17227
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 3  
Snap Beans 63 68  
Beets 4 1  
Broccoli 9 2  
Chinese Cabbage 7 5  
Head Cabbage 14 5  
Cantaloupes 10 3  
Carrots 6 1  
Collards 5 1  
Cucumbers and Pickles 35 14  
Eggplant 5 1  
Garlic 3 2  
Ginseng 2 D  
Herbs, Fresh Cut - -  
Kale 3 4  
Lettuce and Romaine 14 7  
Okra 8 2  
Green Onions 6 3  
Sweet Peppers 20 40  
Potatoes 30 15  
Pumpkins 9 8  
Spinach - -  
Squash 30 107  
Sweet Corn 34 32  
Sweet Potatoes 4 8  
Tomatoes 49 340  
Turnips 4 1  
Turnip Greens 2 D  
Watermelons 12 4  
Other Vegetables 6 9  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 30 59  
Cherries, Sweet 2 D  
Grapes 10 D  
Nectarines 2 D  
Peaches 11 8  
Pears 2 D  
Blackberries 6 2  
Tame Blueberries 28 16  
Raspberries 13 5  
Strawberries 11 3  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Herbs, Total 3 1 X
Tobacco 18 46 66036 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)
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 2 - D D
Cuttings, Seedlings, Liners, and Plugs 5 6200 Z 67128
Greenhouse Crops 4 12496 X 97688
Floriculture Crops 30 1607186 35 D
Bedding/Garden Plants 25 1548055 22 D
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 6 D D 20600
Foliage Plants 1 D - D
Potted Flowering Plants 4 52195 - 419000
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 9 X 175 NA
Vegetable Transplants 7 14920 D 48300
Mushrooms 5 184 X 14990
Nursery Stock 25 80076 39 1426714
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 3 7936 X 63488

*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 33 538 40140 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 541 11423 20732 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 71 883 2044 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 26 493 994 tons, dry
Tame Hay 450 8655 15566 tons, dry
Wild Hay 45 899 1117 tons dry
Grass Silage 11 493 3034 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 54 1926 33943 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 6 3  
Cucumbers and Pickles 3 1  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 3 1  
Lettuce and Romaine 6 2  
Sweet Peppers 3 1  
Potatoes 18 8 726 cwt
Pumpkins 5 11  
Spinach 3 D  
Squash 6 18  
Sweet Corn 13 131  
Tomatoes 14 21  
Other Vegetables 4 13  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 25 47 5271 trees
Cherries, Total 3 Z 27 trees
Grapes 5 D D
Peaches 4 1 16 trees
Pears 3 Z 29 trees
Blackberries 4 2 1720 lbs
Tame Blueberries 10 14 15080 lbs
Raspberries 7 3 7090 lbs
Strawberries 3 D 1950 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Herbs, Total 3 1 X
Tobacco 356 1182 1780140 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 75 697833 204 20980
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 17 X 57 X
Floriculture Crops 32 625133 46 19545
Bedding/Garden Plants 28 D 22 6574
Foliage Plants 3 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 6 319488 D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 19 X 72 209
Nursery Crops 22 35708 44 317
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 9 21192 D 849

*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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