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Matagorda

Total population (2010 census): 36702
Total population (1990 census): 36928
County seat: Bay City

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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)

Field Crops Farms Acres Yield
Sorghum for Seed 69 42598 3049165 bu
Wheat for Seed 4 267 11664 bu
Maize=Corn 21 11311 1073338 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 277 17898 49256
Alfalfa Hay 6 66 183
Small Grain Hay 8 1044 3626
Tame Hay 196 13591 38522
Wild Hay 82 3197 6925
Nuts, Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Sweet Corn 2 D  
Pecans 36 D  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 40 15590 18756 bales
Rice 43 20446 1403103 cwt
Soybeans 16 3105 119471 bu

 

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 12 1959 172033 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 95 40814 2645205 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 3 664 D
Rice 96 27820 1456601 cwt
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 71 16670 402757 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 215 10211 21797 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 3 D D
Tame Hay 150 6845 16245 tons, dry
Wild Hay 60 2780 4770 tons dry
Grass Silage 7 330 1503 tons, grn
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Figs 3 D 38 trees
Peaches 7 17 1800 trees
Pecans 42 2859 53790 in shell
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 52 22252 28151 bales
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 42 D 4716 8976
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 29 X 4057 X
Sod Harvested 39 X D 8929

*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: October 02, 2012

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