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Rowan

Total population (2010 census): 138,428
Total population (1990 census): 110,605
County seat: Salisbury

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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)

Field Crops for Grain Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 75 10640 959349
Sorghum - - -
Wheat 79 9657 407095
Rye 7 180 6243
Barley 23 2433 173405
Oats 12 166 6318
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 2 D D
Upland Cotton 3 1300 1037 bales
Soybeans for Beans 85 19039 216884 bu
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops Farms Acres Yield (tons)
All Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 3 D X
Sunflower Seed 3 41 55212 Ibs
Crimson Clover Seed 1 D D
Fescue Seed - - -
Lespedeza Seed 1 D D
Other Field and Grass Seed Crops 2 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 545 20324 33368
Alfalfa Hay 15 346 434
Small Grain Hay 72 1996 6391
Tame Hay 484 17536 26103
Wild Hay 31 446 440
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 11 290 1718
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 21 2194 23773
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 19 4  
Broccoli 3 2  
Cantaloupes 44 48  
Cucumbers and Pickles 32 27  
All Lettuce 3 1  
Okra 5 2  
Dry Onions 2 D  
Green Onions 4 1  
Green Southern Peas/ Cowpeas 3 1  
Hot Peppers 4 2  
Sweet Peppers 8 12  
Potatoes 18 8  
Pumpkins 3 D  
Sweetpotatoes 3 2  
Squash 13 139  
Sweet Corn 40 106  
Tomatoes 52 455  
Other Vegetables 4 1  
Watermelons 42 38  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 4 2  
Sweet Cherries 3 1  
Grapes 8 19  
Peaches 9 10  
Other Noncitrus Fruit 3 D  
All Nuts 4 8  
Blackberries and Dewberries 10 3  
Tame Blueberries 15 11  
Raspberries 4 D  
Strawberries 6 38  
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 18 D D D
Bedding/Garden Plants 15 D 1 D
Potted Flowering Plants 4 D - D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 3 X 3 NA
Vegetable Transplants 4 D D 52000
Vegetable Seeds 2 - D D
Nursery Stock 13 13200 87 670336

*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 111 5121 464236 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 6 47 1707 bu
Wheat 110 6011 331120 bu
Barley 51 1899 121052 bu
Oats 44 463 23434 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 121 10364 259667 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 8 237 X
Fescue Seed 6 171 37600 lbs
Total Hay* 539 19367 36824 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 44 758 2097 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 75 1305 2374 tons, dry
Tame Hay 471 15843 30162 tons, dry
Wild Hay 35 698 850 tons dry
Grass Silage 19 763 4019 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 31 3033 37884 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 4 1  
Cantaloups 13 31  
Cucumbers and Pickles 9 3  
Okra 3 Z  
Sweetpotatoes 3 D 265 bu
Squash 10 17  
Sweet Corn 15 37  
Tomatoes 18 337  
Watermelons 9 16  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 5 D D
Peaches 3 3 258 trees
Peanuts 4 31 54200 lbs
Pecans 3 D 46 in shell
Strawberries 6 44 257000 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 33 823778 69 3597
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 8 X 18 X
Floriculture Crops 22 758958 D 3131
Bedding/Garden Plants 19 D 6 2665
Potted Flowering Plants 7 24520 D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 5 X 13 111
Nursery Crops 7 D 30 246
Greenhouse Vegetables 4 23820 X 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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