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Union

Total population (2010 census): 201,292
Total population (1990 census): 84,210
County seat: Monroe

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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 102 30180 3286675
Sorghum 6 150 1050
Wheat 83 36373 1154693
Barley 1 D D
Oats 10 275 15098
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 142 52570 655829 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 2 D X
Fescue Seed 2 D D
Total Hay* 353 14393 25870
Alfalfa Hay 3 D D
Small Grain Hay 41 2019 5159
Tame Hay 321 12212 20540
Wild Hay 12 D D
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 3 42 126
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 7 576 2500
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Green Lima Beans 2 D  
Snap Beans 8 D  
Broccoli 3 1  
Collards 2 D  
Cowpeas / Green southern Peas      
Cucumbers and Pickles 3 D  
Okra 2 D  
Lettuce 4 1  
Parsley 1 D  
Potatoes 5 D  
Squash 6 D  
Sweet Corn 10 11  
Tomatoes 9 9  
Turnips - -  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Grapes 2 D  
Pecans 2 D  
Watermelons 5 2  
Tame Blueberries 2 D  
Strawberries 1 D  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Sunflower Seed 2 D D
Tobacco 3 42 84000 Ibs
Upland Cotton 11 6828 5505 bales
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 20 737800 18 8296322
Bedding/Garden Plants 19 632480 10 7850192
Foliage Plants 2 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 10 D D D
Greenhouse Crops 1 D 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.

 

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 132 24706 2567745 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 3 88 3966 bu
Wheat 148 34204 1917013 bu
Barley 3 163 6200 bu
Oats 14 519 41462 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 198 53688 1429907 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 3 190 X
Fescue Seed 3 190 38000 lbs
Total Hay* 408 11220 26526 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 12 196 524 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 58 1297 3545 tons, dry
Tame Hay 337 8703 21016 tons, dry
Wild Hay 28 830 1262 tons dry
Grass Silage 12 194 542 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 4 335 3975 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 5 1  
Collards 4 7  
Green Cowpeas and Green southern Peas 3 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 3 Z  
Okra 4 1  
Squash 6 D  
Sweet Corn 8 14  
Turnips 3 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 8 12 688 trees
Grapes 3 1 42 trees
Peaches 5 2 108 trees
Pecans 7 29 273 in shell
Tame Blueberries 3 1 570 lbs
Strawberries 4 D D
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 15 7798 10211 bales
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 470960 492 4127
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 18 X 105 X
Floriculture Crops 19 452760 20 2350
Bedding/Garden Plants 15 289560 12 1634
Foliage Plants 6 99600 D 425
Potted Flowering Plants 8 D D D
Nursery Crops 12 D 374 1565
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 5 D 99 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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