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Orange

Total population (2010 census): 133,801
Total population (1990 census): 93,851
County seat: Hillsborough

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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)
Field Crops for Grain Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 30 2550 244176
Sorghum - - -
Wheat 19 2396 136973
Barley 3 125 7250
Oats - - -
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 19 2566 59030 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 273 11607 17024
Alfalfa Hay 1 D D
Small Grain Hay 48 1552 2460
Tame Hay 248 9608 14153
Wild Hay 17 D D
All Hayleage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 9 208 225
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 8 1090 7030
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 20 3  
Broccoli 7 3  
Cantaloupes 17 5  
Cucumbers and Pickles 16 3  
Garlic 5 1  
Fresh Cut Herbs 8 5  
Lettuce and Romaine 12 3  
Okra 2 D  
Sweet Peppers 10 1  
Potatoes 23 6  
Radish 3 1  
Squash 6 3  
Sweet Corn 24 18  
Sweet Potatoes 4 6  
Tomatoes 33 9  
Turnips 3 1  
Watermelons 10 4  
Other Vegetables 6 4  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 12 20  
Blackberries and Dewberries 8 1  
Figs 2 D  
Grapes 10 19  
Peaches 8 11  
Pears 8 D  
All Nuts 6 25  
Almonds 2 D  
Chestnuts 4 D  
Pecans 2 D  
Strawberries 10 10  
Raspberries 5 D  
Tame Blueberries 22 6  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 18 373 847726 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)
Vegetable and Flower Seed 1 D - D
Sod Harvested 5 X 163 559200
Floriculture Crops 28 500728 17 3347826
Bedding/Garden Plants 18 D 9 D
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 11 5500 8 107376
Potted Flowering Plants 1 D - D
Mushrooms 2 D X D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 2 X D NA
Nursery Stock 15 D 15 2836272
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 9 12500 3 100000

*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 40 1892 113779 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 3 D 1208 bu
Wheat 50 2136 96504 bu
Barley 5 356 19755 bu
Oats 12 573 15966 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 40 2790 60031 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 300 12280 21560 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 11 154 312 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 79 1965 4309 tons, dry
Tame Hay 250 9328 16034 tons, dry
Wild Hay 24 437 432 tons dry
Grass Silage 15 396 1421 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 26 2118 26908 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Lettuce and Romaine 3 D  
Sweet Peppers 4 1  
Tomatoes 7 3  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 4 1 22 trees
Grapes 5 1 589 trees
Peaches 4 7 D
Pears 3 1 22 trees
Pecans 4 D 83 in shell
Tame Blueberries 5 2 3962 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 83 1891 4062472 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 511768 81 4511
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 15 X 25 X
Floriculture Crops 17 406708 12 3068
Bedding/Garden Plants 12 218808 8 2026
Potted Flowering Plants 8 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 3 X 8 6
Nursery Crops 8 D 13 D
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 24, 2012

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