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Sussex

Total population (2010 census): 149265
Total population (1990 census): 130943
County seat: Newton

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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)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 39 3062 405547 bu
Barley 2 D D
Oats 7 202 9492 bu
Rye 2 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 473 17827 28866 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 98 3243 7188 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 19 499 847 tons, dry
Tame Hay 308 12095 18343 tons, dry
Wild Hay 105 1990 2488 tons, dry
Corn for Silage 52 2219 30186 tons
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop - - -
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 10 3  
Snap Beans 21 24  
Beets 2 D  
Broccoli 10 3  
Head Cabbage 8 3  
Cantaloupes 3 2  
Carrots - -  
Cauliflower 2 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 10 7  
Eggplant 3 D  
Garlic 6 2  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 4 3  
Kale - -  
Lettuce and Romaine 4 2  
Mustard Greens - -  
Dry Onions 1 D  
Green Onions - -  
Parsley 2 D  
Green Peas - -  
Hot Peppers 15 4  
Sweet Peppers 24 16  
Potatoes 13 16  
Pumpkins 40 178  
Spinach 1 D  
Squash 9 13  
Sweet Corn 26 267  
Tomatoes 59 93  
Other Vegetables 15 36  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 66 236  
Sweet Cherries 7 7  
Grapes 8 22  
Nectarines 4 D  
Peaches 19 37  
Pears 15 9  
Plums and Prunes 1 D  
All Nuts 10 14  
Blackberries/Dewberries 4 D  
Tame Blueberries 15 18  
Raspberries 15 8  
Strawberries 13 23  
Other Crops Farms Taps Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 22 999 157
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)
Greenhouse Crops 6 23500 X 131000
Floriculture Crops 51 527920 79 3288048
Bedding and Garden Plants 36 316720 D 2338225
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 20 152000 D D
Potted Flowering Plants 5 D D 586030
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 161 X 977 NA
Nursery Crops 32 23896 156 1377970
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 4 8500 X 18500

*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 59 3507 348504 bu
Barley 6 117 7380 bu
Oats 17 501 27001 bu
Rye 3 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 460 19287 34166 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 131 4496 9897 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 19 425 638 tons, dry
Tame Hay 300 11256 19560 tons, dry
Wild Hay 78 1251 1393 tons dry
Grass Silage 49 1859 8037 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 64 4475 56988 tons, grn
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 3 D 345 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 D  
Snap Beans 18 62  
Beets 3 D  
Broccoli 9 3  
Head Cabbage 12 7  
Cantaloupes 12 4  
Carrots 4 1  
Cauliflower 3 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 19 6  
Eggplant 9 2  
Garlic 6 1  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 7 D  
Kale 4 Z  
Lettuce and Romaine 11 8  
Mustard Greens 3 Z  
Dry Onions 8 D  
Green Onions 3 Z  
Parsley 4 1  
Green Peas 5 3  
Hot Peppers 3 1  
Sweet Peppers 29 19  
Potatoes 8 3 410 cwt
Pumpkins 35 259  
Spinach 4 2  
Squash 27 70  
Sweet Corn 64 616  
Tomatoes 48 111  
Mixed Vegetables 3 3  
Other Vegetables 5 4  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 57 228 15907 trees
Cherries, Total 9 3 171 trees
Sweet Cherries 7 2 116 trees
Tart Cherries 5 1 55 trees
Grapes 12 9 4210 vines
Peaches 19 60 5243 trees
Pears 8 9 D
Plums and Prunes 8 4 280
Other Nuts 4 3 70
Other Fruits and Nuts 3 D D
Tame Blueberries 4 6 D
Raspberries 14 15 8944 lbs
Strawberries 9 21 32000 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 6 114 3745
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 224 605206 1435 5917
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 39 X 160 X
Floriculture Crops 49 580486 57 3182
Bedding and Garden Plants 28 383116 20 2282
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 24 D 26 597
Potted Flowering Plants 7 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 141 X 489 1058
Nursery Crops 37 D 245 1558
Vegetable and Flower Seed 3 4900 D 3
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 70 D 642 111

*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: March 09, 2012

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