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Columbus

Total population (2010 census): 58098
Total population (1990 census): 49584
County seat: Whiteville

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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 (bu)
Maize=Corn 287 38489 3119896
Wheat 63 9502 251223
Oats 18 382 22970
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 285 36958 676659 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 147 5379 11252
Alfalfa Hay 5 39 34
Small Grain Hay 24 770 1644
Tame Hay 127 4545 9552
Wild Hay 3 25 22
All Haylage, Grass Silage, Greenchop 3 4 8
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 2 D D
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Honeydew Melons 2 D  
Snap Beans 8 2  
Cantaloupes 12 14  
Collards 9 15  
Green Cowpeas and Green southern Peas 3 2  
Cucumbers and Pickles 16 142  
Okra 6 1  
Potatoes 18 101  
Sweetpotatoes 19 2208  
Pumpkins 2 D  
Squash 8 2  
Sweet Corn 27 51  
Tomatoes 9 D  
Watermelons 20 35  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 5 4  
Figs 2 D  
Grapes 7 6  
Peaches 6 6  
Pears 2 D  
Plums and Prunes 4 D  
All Pecans 9 89  
Pecans, Improved 5 14  
Pecans, Native and Seedling 5 75  
Blackberries and Dewberries 4 1  
Tame Blueberries 8 118  
Strawberries 10 13  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Peanuts for Nuts 19 2446 7191651
Upland Cotton 8 4030 3948 bales
Tobacco 72 4650 9149836 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)
Greenhouse Crops 2 D X D
Floriculture Crops 21 159820 12 D
Bedding/Garden Plants 17 68220 D 323400
Foliage Plants 7 38600 - 252464
Potted Flowering Plants 4 53000 D D
Nursery Stock 12 - 89 D
Cut Christmas Trees 5 X 24 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 378 28249 2703465 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 7 137 7709 bu
Wheat 192 14658 686952 bu
Oats 32 433 22129 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 493 44176 1118551 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 177 5265 11061 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 52 1042 2268 tons, dry
Tame Hay 143 3932 8464 tons, dry
Wild Hay 5 D D
Grass Silage 6 249 646 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 7 57 729 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Head Cabbage 15 207  
Collards 5 24  
Green Cowpeas and Green southern Peas 3 17  
Cucumbers and Pickles 13 270  
Okra 3 3  
Potatoes 8 491 84665 cwt
Sweetpotatoes 44 1341 373208 bu
Pumpkins 5 11  
Sweet Corn 7 36  
Watermelons 11 137  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Grapes 4 2 686 trees
Peanuts 20 660 2365366 lbs
Pecans 17 130 1500 in shell
Tame Blueberries 11 137 281204 lbs
Strawberries 11 12 63133 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 8 2039 2543 bales
Tobacco 420 11194 26361471 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 30 392007 66 2216
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 16 X 57 X
Floriculture Crops 17 330703 10 1735
Bedding/Garden Plants 12 308303 D D
Foliage Plants 4 16500 D 66
Potted Flowering Plants 5 5900 D D
Nursery Crops 12 20400 43 340
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 6 40904 3 127

*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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