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Knox

Total population (2010 census): 432,226
Total population (1990 census): 335,749
County seat: Knoxville

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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 13 469 24100 bu
Oats 2 D D
Wheat 3 64 2238 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 1 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 636 21619 29154
Alfalfa Hay 21 144 351
Small Grain Hay 17 665 1004
Tame Hay 546 19459 26236
Wild Hay 79 1351 1563
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 8 91 254
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 5 270 2372
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 2 D  
Snap Beans 10 5  
Broccoli 3 1  
Cantaloupes 9 4  
Cauliflower 3 1  
Cucumbers and Pickles 5 1  
Eggplant 2 D  
Okra 3 2  
Sweet Peppers 6 1  
Potatoes 6 2  
Pumpkins 3 27  
Squash 1 D  
Sweet Corn 16 28  
Tomatoes 15 8  
Turnip Greens - -  
Watermelons 6 3  
Other Vegetables 5 2  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 10 15  
Cherries, Sweet 4 2  
Grapes 12 11  
Peaches 7 12  
Pears 4 1  
Plums and Prunes 2 D  
English Walnuts 1 D  
Blackberries and Dewberries 16 12  
Tame Blueberries 9 9  
Raspberries 3 D  
Strawberries 6 D  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 6 21 31770 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 34 507930 16 3225730
Bedding/Garden Plants 27 330730 11 2361606
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 3 - D 17680
Foliage Plants 3 D - 71000
Potted Flowering Plants 11 D D 775444
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 9 X 70 NA
Nursery Stock 18 712400 289 7848850
Other Nursery Crops 5 D 3 D
Vegetable Seeds 3 600 - 90
Flower Seeds 3 690 - 3000

*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 18 527 46985 bu
Wheat 7 114 4208 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 6 285 10850 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 740 20951 41641 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 21 212 519 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 18 488 1054 tons, dry
Tame Hay 629 18628 38147 tons, dry
Wild Hay 99 1342 1411 tons dry
Grass Silage 11 281 1527 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 6 536 8065 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 19 39  
Head Cabbage 5 2  
Cucumbers and Pickles 13 2  
Sweet Peppers 8 3  
Potatoes 8 15 832 bu
Squash 7 3  
Sweet Corn 19 67  
Tomatoes 14 13  
Turnip Greens 6 4  
Watermelons 3 1  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 24 34 4088 trees
Cherries, Total 4 1 32 trees
Grapes 11 14 6656 trees
Peaches 18 10 1669 trees
Pears 7 1 59 trees
Pecans 4 Z 6 in shell
Blackberries 5 5 5123 lbs
Tame Blueberries 5 10 11434 lbs
Strawberries 3 D D
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 89 190 272754 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 67 787264 340 7395
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 21 X 123 X
Floriculture Crops 29 550664 36 3213
Bedding/Garden Plants 23 305240 28 2031
Foliage Plants 7 93300 D 604
Potted Flowering Plants 14 152124 D 571
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 15 X 72 63
Nursery Crops 21 218200 217 3814
Greenhouse Vegetables 3 D X D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 6 10500 10 17

*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: April 26, 2012

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