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Montgomery

Total population (2010 census): 799,874
Total population (1990 census): 678,193
County seat: Norristown

Extension office

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 106 4659 428073 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 3 30 3480 bu
Wheat 38 720 31117 bu
Barley 1 D D
Oats 24 230 10745 bu
Rye 10 86 2430 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 50 3464 106652 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 252 8911 19272 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 42 1234 4089 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 20 538 1287 tons, dry
Tame Hay 175 5900 11470 tons, dry
Wild Hay 58 1239 2426 tons, dry
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 19 1028 13217 tons
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 1 D D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 1  
Snap Beans 14 59  
Broccoli 1 D  
Cantaloups 4 2  
Cucumbers and Pickles 5 2  
Eggplant 3 1  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 1 D  
Green Peas 2 D  
Sweet Peppers 19 8  
Potatoes 6 3  
Pumpkins 30 147  
Squash 5 17  
Sweet Corn 49 414  
Tomatoes 38 38  
Turnips 2 D  
Watermelons 9 5  
Other Vegetables 7 6  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 36 132  
Cherries 15 10+  
Grapes 9 24  
Peaches 17 53  
Plums and Prunes 5 2  
Pears 14 11  
All Nuts 6 8  
Blackberries/ Dewberries 4 D  
Tame Blueberries 5 D  
Raspberries 5 8  
Strawberries 14 31  
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 48 717024 50 8179841
Bedding and Garden Plants 37 518624 29 7019826
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 8 - 15 36415
Foliage Plants 5 12000 - 135250
Potted Flowering Plants 18 186400 6 988350
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 21 X 200 NA
Nursery Stock 42 12300 323 3299356
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 3 D D D
Greenhouse Crops 3 13756 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 175 9505 867733 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 5 63 4000 bu
Wheat 78 1728 82486 bu
Barley 13 275 11629 bu
Oats 73 965 52141 bu
Rye 3 24 720 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 77 4345 172103 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 227 9690 20216 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 72 1731 4814 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 15 496 861 tons, dry
Tame Hay 176 5584 10538 tons, dry
Wild Hay 35 968 2071 tons dry
Grass Silage 25 911 5789 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 42 1801 24290 tons, green
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 3 30 D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 D  
Snap Beans 9 63  
Broccoli 6 14  
Cantaloups 6 10  
Cucumbers and Pickles 3 D  
Eggplant 3 1  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 3 1  
Green Peas 3 1  
Sweet Peppers 6 14  
Pumpkins 25 296  
Squash 6 D  
Sweet Corn 49 564  
Tomatoes 23 39  
Turnips 3 3  
Mixed Vegetables 3 8  
Other Vegetables 3 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 18 94 14334 trees
Grapes 5 1 788 vines
Peaches 8 63 6442 trees
Pears 7 6 565 trees
Blackberries 3 D 1552 lbs
Tame Blueberries 3 1 D
Raspberries 4 D D
Strawberries 11 46 D
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 111 1000190 968 10113
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 32 X 108 X
Floriculture Crops 60 804930 D 6458
Bedding and Garden Plants 38 498670 75 3580
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 4 D 2 D
Foliage Plants 6 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 30 207660 11 1827
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 18 X 143 388
Nursery Crops 49 167950 419 2824
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 3 D D 3
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 6 D 246 12

*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 15, 2012

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