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Northumberland

Total population (2010 census): 94528
Total population (1990 census): 96771
County seat: Sunbury

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 317 44132 3955720 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 9 605 32978 bu
Wheat 94 3729 206903 bu
Barley 41 1323 90352 bu
Buckwheat 3 270 4200 bu
Emmer and Spelt 9 101 7140 bu
Oats 89 958 47267 bu
Rye 25 111 3137 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 175 20502 673653 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 388 11763 24454 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 189 4267 10008 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 37 703 1406 tons, dry
Tame Hay 250 5948 11958 tons, dry
Wild Hay 37 845 1082 tons, dry
All Haylage, Greenchop, Grass Silage 92 5071 25442 tons, green
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 131 4088 53043 tons
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 11 115 560 tons
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 2 D  
Green Lima Beans 5 1  
Snap Beans 25 687  
Beets 6 6  
Broccoli 3 Z  
Head Cabbage 14 25  
Cantaloups 11 7  
Cauliflower 9 8  
Cucumbers and Pickles 10 2  
Ginseng 2 D  
Green Onions - -  
Green Peas - -  
Hot Peppers 9 2  
Sweet Peppers 19 7  
Potatoes 14 165  
Pumpkins 17 72  
Squash 7 5  
Sweet Corn 35 157  
Tomatoes 33 397  
Watermelons 6 3  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 28 216  
Apricots NA NA  
Sweet Cherries 18 9  
Tart Cherries 3 D  
Grapes 21 34  
Nectarines 6 D  
Peaches 24 45  
Pears 14 10  
Plums and Prunes 9 4  
Raspberries 2 D  
Strawberries 15 10  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 16 158 349918 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 25 1278032 17 8632770
Bedding and Garden Plants 21 1061916 D 7396679
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens - - - -
Potted Flowering Plants 7 216116 D 1236091
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 24 X 396 NA
Nursery Stock 18 20192 521 D
Greenhouse Vegetables 3 D X D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 2 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 318 32399 3265556 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 3 D D
Wheat 134 5551 260020 bu
Barley 77 2706 174983 bu
Buckwheat 3 D D
Oats 162 2692 156242 bu
Rye 11 68 3050 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 173 17604 679541 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 340 14670 33172 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 202 5871 16383 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 28 317 488 tons, dry
Tame Hay 238 5667 11705 tons, dry
Wild Hay 13 131 117 tons dry
Grass Silage 66 2684 13436 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 109 3099 39303 tons, green
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 7 57 668 tons, green
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 2  
Green Lima Beans 4 3  
Snap Beans 24 557  
Beets 5 1  
Broccoli 3 D  
Head Cabbage 15 57  
Cantaloups 10 11  
Cauliflower 5 5  
Cucumbers and Pickles 11 39  
Green Onions 3 1  
Green Peas 9 372  
Hot Peppers 4 1  
Sweet Peppers 12 53  
Potatoes 9 200 64099 cwt
Pumpkins 16 125  
Squash 4 D  
Sweet Corn 41 541  
Tomatoes 25 D  
Watermelons 4 1  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 21 213 28901 trees
Apricots 4 1 47 trees
Cherries, Total 8 6 361 trees
Sweet Cherries 8 D D
Tart Cherries 4 D D
Nectarines 3 D D
Peaches 11 28 3756 trees
Pears 6 8 835 trees
Plums and Prunes 3 1 68
Raspberries 4 1 757 lbs
Strawberries 14 17 62988 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 12 115 241500 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 60 809186 555 3706
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 7 X 45 X
Floriculture Crops 21 331408 8 1541
Bedding and Garden Plants 19 D D 662
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 3 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 6 172900 D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 26 X 128 333
Nursery Crops 12 D 58 390
Greenhouse Vegetables 3 D X D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 16 D 360 21

*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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