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Northampton

Total population (2010 census): 297,735
Total population (1990 census): 247,105
County seat: Easton

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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 146 24560 3189508 bu
Buckwheat 2 D D
Wheat 50 3568 190094 bu
Barley 10 222 13533 bu
Oats 42 621 31016 bu
Rye 16 165 5882 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 73 12276 511220 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 192 10536 34050 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 121 6393 25111 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 19 432 858 tons, dry
Tame Hay 106 3573 7866 tons, dry
Wild Hay 12 138 215 tons, dry
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 37 1486 32615 tons
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus - -  
Green Lima Beans 6 1  
Snap Beans 21 8  
Beets 7 2  
Broccoli 8 3  
Head Cabbage 11 D  
Brussel Sprouts 5 1  
Cantaloups 11 7  
Cucumbers and Pickles 13 41  
Eggplant 5 1  
Garlic 8 4  
Fresh Cut Herbs 4 12  
Lettuce 5 4  
Dry Onions 3 1  
Parsley 3 1  
Hot Peppers 8 3  
Sweet Peppers 26 26  
Potatoes 17 42  
Pumpkins 35 104  
Squash 8 7  
Sweet Potatoes 3 1  
Sweet Corn 31 208  
Turnips 2 D  
Turnip Greens 2 D  
Tomatoes 32 36  
Watermelons 5 2  
Other Vegetables 3 6  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 36 93  
Apricots 6 D  
Sweet Cherries 21 16  
Tart Cherries 9 5  
Grapes 12 42  
Nectarines 9 12  
Peaches 24 73  
Pears 23 23  
Plums and Prunes 17 16  
All Nuts 7 8  
Tame Blueberries 8 D  
Rasberries 9 4  
Strawberries 16 18  
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 Stock 16 D 42 D
Floriculture Crops 15 D 2 1842282
Bedding and Garden Plants 13 201029 D 1250117
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 1 D - D
Potted Flowering Plants 6 40501 D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 25 X 449 NA
Greenhouse Crops 1 D X D
Other Nursery and 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 207 33308 3608270 bu
Wheat 99 4958 271539 bu
Barley 16 381 29246 bu
Oats 67 1310 76527 bu
Rye 18 188 6775 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 94 10929 447483 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 197 10647 30777 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 151 6696 24196 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 12 223 556 tons, dry
Tame Hay 87 2525 4075 tons, dry
Wild Hay 10 150 106 tons dry
Grass Silage 27 1053 5529 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 65 2483 36649 tons, green
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 5 2  
Snap Beans 7 3  
Cantaloups 10 7  
Cucumbers and Pickles 7 13  
Sweet Peppers 8 12  
Potatoes 9 133 31316 cwt
Pumpkins 15 78  
Squash 5 4  
Sweet Corn 34 311  
Tomatoes 18 14  
Other Vegetables 3 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 25 133 14896 trees
Cherries, Total 10 7 335 trees
Sweet Cherries 7 4 151 trees
Tart Cherries 7 3 184 trees
Grapes 10 42 28774 vines
Peaches 11 79 10637 trees
Pears 10 14 1457 trees
Plums and Prunes 5 3 312
Other Fruits and Nuts 3 D D
Strawberries 14 23 97027 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 61 435308 492 3056
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 8 X 12 X
Floriculture Crops 21 363158 6 1946
Bedding and Garden Plants 21 244918 1 1364
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 3 D D 15
Potted Flowering Plants 10 D D 567
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 28 X 186 650
Nursery Crops 12 D 44 D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 11 D 256 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: March 15, 2012

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