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Mecklenburg

Total population (2010 census): 919,628
Total population (1990 census): 511,481
County seat: Charlotte

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 3 D D
Wheat 15 1285 40518
Barley 1 D D
Oats - - -
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 11 1526 25385 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Fescue Seed - - -
Total Hay* 106 3630 D
Alfalfa Hay 7 93 228
Small Grain Hay 19 475 789
Tame Hay 88 2842 4730
Wild Hay 14 220 D
Grass Silage 2 D D
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 6 228 2760
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 10 7  
Cantaloupes 9 10  
Cucumbers and Pickles 7 4  
Okra 4 1  
Potatoes 3 D  
Pumpkins 6 76  
Sweet Corn 15 42  
Tomatoes 10 12  
Watermelons 10 13  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples      
Peaches      
Pears      
Tame Blueberries 4 D  
Strawberries 2 D  
Pecans      
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)
Floriculture Crops 15 D 45 D
Bedding/Garden Plants 13 D D D
Foliage Plants 2 D - D
Potted Flowering Plants 5 505400 D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested - -    
Nursery Stock 10 - 81 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 10 322 26041 bu
Wheat 20 1688 80889 bu
Barley 4 114 6640 bu
Oats 3 25 1050 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 21 1187 26488 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 4 D X
Fescue Seed 4 48 D
Total Hay* 161 5060 9178 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 11 289 515 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 29 692 2140 tons, dry
Tame Hay 136 3756 5975 tons, dry
Wild Hay 12 199 D
Grass Silage 3 124 D
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 8 929 8994 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Sweet Corn 4 4  
Watermelons 3 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 5 10 D
Peaches 5 5 736 trees
Pears 3 D 65 trees
Pecans 4 2 25 in shell
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 34 D 296 33092
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 14 X 186 X
Floriculture Crops 17 D 12 D
Bedding/Garden Plants 14 D D D
Foliage Plants 4 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 6 2555600 D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 3 X D D
Nursery Crops 14 D 229 3651
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 3 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 20, 2012

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