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Bennington

Total population (2010 census): 37,125
County seat: Bennington

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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 8 284 37050 bu
Popcorn - - -
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 87 5612 14886 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 35 1931 6517 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 4 199 145 tons, dry
Tame Hay 40 2176 5893 tons, dry
Wild Hay 28 1306 2331 tons dry
Corn for Silage 20 2027 35657 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 6 2  
Broccoli 5 2  
Carrots 5 1  
Cantaloupes 1 D  
Lettuce and Romaine 5 1  
Peppers 11 4  
Potatoes 6 3  
Pumpkins 12 26  
Squash 5 D  
Sweet Corn 6 D  
Tomatoes 10 2  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 17 285  
Grapes 2 D  
Pears 4 D  
Raspberries 12 D  
Tame Blueberries 16 24  
Strawberries 2 D  
Other Crops Farms Taps Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 38 75423 10426
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 13 70402 7 321473
Bedding and Garden Plants 10 56154 5 270933
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 5 D 1 D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 13 X 191 NA
Nursery Stock 3 - 10 D
Greenhouse Vegetables 4 8516 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 7 132 15200 bu
Popcorn 1 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 82 6340 12911 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 46 1893 D
Small Grain Hay 5 112 D
Tame Hay 46 2629 4175 tons, dry
Wild Hay 16 391 314 tons dry
Grass Silage 14 1315 8673 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 22 1938 31571 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 3 1  
Cantaloupes 4 2  
Lettuce and Romaine 4 2  
Potatoes 3 1 D
Pumpkins 9 38  
Squash 9 9  
Sweet Corn 10 58  
Tomatoes 3 1  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 13 D D
Grapes 3 1 D
Pears 3 1 54 trees
Tame Blueberries 5 13 14100 lbs
Strawberries 3 2 D
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 39 1322 37274
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 35 99388 362 977
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 10 X 20 X
Floriculture Crops 15 78938 12 418
Bedding and Garden Plants 10 D D 319
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 5 D 6 53
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 19 X 17 281
Nursery Crops 6 D 25 177
Greenhouse Vegetables 3 D X 26
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 21 D 309 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: February 29, 2012

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