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Luzerne

Total population (2010 census): 320,918
Total population (1990 census): 328,149
County seat: Wilkes-Barre

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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 125 8975 1000534
Wheat 32 1497 69251 bu
Oats 63 1188 41025 bu
Rye 11 149 4700 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 35 3057 101875 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 250 8833 15808 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 73 1827 4122 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 13 346 585 tons, dry
Tame Hay 185 6072 10302 tons, dry
Wild Hay 33 588 799 tons, dry
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 44 1244 19318 tons, green
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 6 70 652 tons, green
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 6 7  
Snap Beans 18 235  
Beets 6 2  
Broccoli 6 2  
Head Cabbage 13 23  
Cantaloups 2 D  
Carrots - -  
Cauliflower 4 1  
Cucumbers and Pickles 6 16  
Eggplant 1 D  
Lettuce and Romaine 3 1  
Dry Onions 1 D  
Hot Peppers 6 5  
Sweet Peppers 15 39  
Potatoes 25 408  
Pumpkins 36 367  
Squash 4 11  
Sweet Corn 40 278  
Tomatoes 31 59  
Watermelons 1 D  
Other Vegetables 4 12  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 29 223  
Sweet Cherries 7 3  
Grapes 9 9  
Nectarines 7 3  
Peaches 11 23  
Pears 12 9  
Plums and Prunes 12 8  
Tame Blueberries 7 29  
Strawberries 9 31  
Other Crops Farms Taps Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 5 D 74 gal
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 35 514025 23 2575216
Bedding and Garden Plants 31 273810 10 1284680
Foliage Plants 2 D - D
Potted Flowering Plants 17 220415 12 D
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers - - - -
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 41 X 724 NA
Nursery Stock 18 D 154 1047425
Vegetable and Flower Seeds - - - -
Greenhouse Vegetables 4 9280 X 51221
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 4 5040 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 154 7276 614606 bu
Wheat 25 1511 72094 bu
Oats 105 1644 96063 bu
Rye 9 80 3622 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 22 1139 42505 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 255 12090 20956 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 122 3967 9151 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 17 193 155 tons, dry
Tame Hay 174 6371 9494 tons, dry
Wild Hay 25 647 593 tons dry
Grass Silage 24 912 4685 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 61 1496 17921 tons, green
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 3 8 66 tons, green
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 17 180  
Beets 5 4  
Broccoli 9 4  
Head Cabbage 20 25  
Cantaloups 7 13  
Carrots 4 2  
Cauliflower 6 4  
Cucumbers and Pickles 12 33  
Eggplant 3 2  
Lettuce and Romaine 3 D  
Dry Onions 7 3  
Hot Peppers 5 3  
Sweet Peppers 20 51  
Potatoes 24 356 84469 cwt
Pumpkins 31 279  
Squash 12 34  
Sweet Corn 39 896  
Tomatoes 26 810  
Watermelons 3 2  
Other Vegetables 5 4  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 45 380 43517 trees
Cherries, Total 12 7 238 trees
Sweet Cherries 12 4 156 trees
Tart Cherries 9 2 82 trees
Grapes 9 5 1645 vines
Peaches 15 32 2808 trees
Pears 6 14 1424 trees
Plums and Prunes 10 5 275
Tame Blueberries 12 27 46409 lbs
Strawberries 9 36 66305 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 3 43 1258 taps
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 88 949131 564 4510
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 12 X 29 X
Floriculture Crops 41 909707 24 3169
Bedding and Garden Plants 35 584382 6 1883
Foliage Plants 7 D 11 D
Potted Flowering Plants 15 312325 7 1179
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 3 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 32 X 213 192
Nursery Crops 20 D 187 784
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 4 D D 77
Greenhouse Vegetables 3 D X D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 9 D 108 9

*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 14, 2012

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