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Box Elder

Total population (2010 census): 49975
Total population (1990 census): 36485
County seat: Brigham 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 for Grain Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Barley 73 2677 262303
Maize=Corn 84 5890 1047413
Wheat, Total 239 53172 2879583
Spring Wheat 23 1329 79273
Winter Wheat 228 51843 2800310
Oats 7 83 6588
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 589 57842 208903
Alfalfa Hay 533 49161 190085
Small Grain Hay 51 2375 5417
Tame Hay 94 4869 11292
Wild Hay 32 1437 2109
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 46 2439 15923
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 83 6419 162295
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop - - -
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Field and Grass Seed Crops 21 1618 X
Alfalfa Seed 21 D 1091907 Ibs
Other Field and Grass Seed Crops 1 D D
Mint for Oil 2 D D
Dry Edible Beans 6 84 D
Safflower 49 7093 3881733 Ibs
Sunflower Seed 1 D D
Triticale 1 D D
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 1  
Snap Beans 12 5  
Beets 3 3  
Broccoli 2 D  
Head Cabbage 3 1  
Cantaloupes 9 6  
Carrots 3 1  
Cucumbers and Pickles 6 3  
Honeydew Melons 1 D  
Dry Onions 23 1302  
Green Peas 5 D  
Sweet Peppers 4 8  
Hot Peppers 1 D  
Potatoes 6 2  
Pumpkins 13 67  
Squash 17 49  
Sweet Corn 17 90  
Tomatoes 29 41  
Watermelons 11 23  
Other Vegetables - -  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 41 66  
Apricots 39 68  
Sweet Cherries 40 76  
Tart Cherries 17 112  
Grapes 5 3  
Nectarines 17 11  
Peaches 83 569  
Pears 18 12  
Plums and Prunes 15 9  
Other Noncitrus Fruit 6 14  
All Nuts 5 1  
Hazelnuts 3 1  
Pistachios 2 D  
English Walnuts 1 D  
Other Nuts 1 D  
Blackberries and Dewberries 5 D  
Currants 1 D  
Raspberries 3 D  
Strawberries 3 D  
Other Berries 4 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)
Vegetable Seeds - - - -
Cut Christmas Trees 3 X 7 NA
Floriculture Crops 4 D 13 D
Bedding/Garden Plants 4 D 13 D
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens - - - -
Potted Flowering Plants 1 D - D
Sod Harvested 5 X D D
Nursery Stock 4 D D 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 90 5563 884219 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 413 74665 3940326 bu
Spring Wheat 75 7692 336192 bu
Winter Wheat 390 66973 3604134 bu
Barley 206 12196 983722 bu
Oats 26 1056 85447 bu
Safflower 47 5783 6913198 lbs
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Dry Edible Beans 3 157 2376 cwt
Sugar Beets for Seed 3 29 82800 lbs
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 17 2906 X
Alfalfa Seed 10 600 49462 lbs
Wheatgrass Seed 10 2306 189566 lbs
Total Hay* 607 65882 250095 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 537 52657 222375 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 54 2039 4623 tons, dry
Tame Hay 82 2932 6036 tons, dry
Wild Hay 69 5016 8136 tons dry
Grass Silage 40 3238 26770 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 108 5955 140979 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Cantaloups 14 93  
Potatoes 6 D D
Dry Onions 18 759  
Hot Peppers 9 D  
Sweet Peppers 4 9  
Pumpkins 11 28  
Squash 6 10  
Sweet Corn 16 158  
Tomatoes 14 35  
Watermelons 7 24  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 39 191 25215 trees
Apricots 25 84 6359 trees
Cherries, Total 54 614 68504 trees
Sweet Cherries 37 154 12194 trees
Tart Cherries 38 460 56310 trees
Grapes 4 D 1505 trees
Peaches 57 557 61456 trees
Pears 7 11 2230 trees
Plums and Prunes 6 5 338 trees
Raspberries 4 3 10353 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Mint for Oil 3 D D
Other 4 D X
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 14 44890 536 2297
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 10 X D X
Floriculture Crops 6 44890 D 482
Bedding and Garden Plants 6 37945 D 464
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 4 X 10 2
Nursery Crops 3 D 6 D
Sod Harvested 3 X D 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: July 19, 2012

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