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McDowell

Total population (2010 census): 44996
Total population (1990 census): 35681
County seat: Marion

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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 20 413 45715 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 1 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 144 2658 D
Alfalfa Hay 9 89 196
Small Grain Hay 5 122 111
Tame Hay 130 2365 3624
Wild Hay 7 82 D
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 5 78 D
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 3 D D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 6 3  
Head Cabbage 6 1  
Cucumbers and Pickles 6 1  
Green Onions 3 Z  
Sweet Peppers 5 1  
Hot Peppers 3 D  
Potatoes 6 3  
Pumpkins 3 2  
Squash 4 4  
Sweet Corn 8 32  
Toamtoes 9 11  
Turnips 3 3  
Watermelons 4 10  
Other Vegetables 2 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 9 D  
Tame Blueberries 4 8  
Grapes 4 5  
Figs 2 D  
Plums and Prunes 4 D  
Peaches 4 D  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco - - -
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        
Vegetable and Flower Seed        
Floriculture Crops 8 D 5 D
Bedding/Garden Plants 8 D 5 D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 2 X D NA
Nursery Stock 18 D 1089 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 33 480 43776 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 5 80 D
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 127 3028 6446 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 13 111 445 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 6 67 122 tons, dry
Tame Hay 109 2744 5774 tons, dry
Wild Hay 6 60 36 tons dry
Grass Silage 4 46 203 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 12 563 11012 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Potatoes 3 Z 92 cwt
Sweet Corn 5 68  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 12 190 12437 trees
Grapes 3 2 171 trees
Peaches 5 14 858 trees
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 5 11 11250 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 D 997 7868
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 5 X D X
Floriculture Crops 7 D D D
Bedding/Garden Plants 6 D 4 D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 9 X 75 161
Nursery Crops 20 5804 D 4766

*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 20, 2012

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