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Wilkes

Total population (2010 census): 69340
Total population (1990 census): 59393
County seat: Wilkesboro

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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 32 1596 113999
Wheat - - -
Barley 2 D D
Rye 3 3 24
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 1 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 553 18205 34670
Alfalfa Hay 19 241 430
Small Grain Hay 28 508 718
Tame Hay 499 16522 32223
Wild Hay 37 934 1299
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 10 229 1162
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 30 5856 81908
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop 1 D D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 12 3  
Cucumbers and Pickles 5 1  
Sweet Peppers 3 1  
Potatoes 12 5  
Tomatoes 11 2  
Watermelons 3 1  
Sweet Corn 4 1  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 27 291  
Grapes 15 111  
Nectarines 2 D  
Peaches 12 37  
Pears 2 D  
Persimmons 2 D  
Pecans 1 D  
Blackberries and Dewberries 6 4  
Tame Blueberries 7 2  
Raspberries 5 1  
Strawberries 4 Z  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 7 385 1024750 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)
Floriculture Crops 13 178436 D 1397700
Bedding/Garden Plants 12 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 5 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 9 X 33 NA
Nursery Stock 9 D 23 134500

*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 89 2685 233814 bu
Wheat 11 269 12078 bu
Barley 6 450 29610 bu
Rye 3 220 4700 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 15 549 14582 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 707 19589 48877 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 28 695 1986 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 26 473 825 tons, dry
Tame Hay 605 16659 42466 tons, dry
Wild Hay 56 1095 2036 tons dry
Grass Silage 20 667 4688 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 70 6604 107096 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 3 D  
Potatoes 6 5 809 cwt
Sweet Corn 3 2  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 27 380 39014 trees
Grapes 8 4 2074 trees
Nectarines 3 5 360 trees
Peaches 20 84 11550 trees
Pears 4 1 14 trees
Pecans 3 1 5 in shell
Strawberries 3 7 3565 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Ginseng 1 D D
Tobacco 32 1111 2374320 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 16 D 45 613
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 3 X 5 X
Floriculture Crops 5 D D D
Bedding/Garden Plants 5 65300 D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 3 X 5 D
Nursery Crops 6 D 11 200

*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 25, 2012

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