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Augusta

Total population (2010 census): 73,750
Total population (1990 census): 54,677
County seat: Staunton

Extension office

CropSELECT

Cereals, Pseudocereals, Oilseeds
Industrial, Fiber
Forages
Vegetables
Fruits and Nuts
Herb, Aromatic, Medicinal, and Bioactive

 

Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 182 17342 2001675
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 10 440 17300
Wheat 54 3512 221215
Barley 50 1621 136852
Oats 6 33 1380
Rye 4 91 2353
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 65 4147 160604 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 998 52432 124760
Alfalfa Hay 314 9145 27158
Small Grain Hay 95 3625 11992
Tame Hay 737 35814 80671
Wild Hay 111 3848 4939
Haylage, Grass Silage, Greenchop 93 4410 13979
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop 9 502 1941
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 186 12020 188408
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 9 5  
Snap Beans 18 4  
Beets 4 1  
Broccoli 3 2  
Head Cabbage 3 Z  
Cantaloupes 11 5  
Carrots 1 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 12 3  
Fresh Cut Herbs 3 2  
Green Onions 2 D  
Sweet Peppers 4 Z  
Potatoes 10 7  
Pumpkins 4 D  
Rhubarb 2 D  
Tomatoes 18 D  
Watermelons 9 4  
Other Vegetables 4 D  
Squash 4 Z  
Sweet Corn 19 95  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Strawberries 6 D  
Tame Blueberries 2 D  
Blackberries and Dewberries 3 3  
Other Berries 4 D  
Pecans 2 D  
Almonds 2 D  
Apples 10 20  
Cherries, Sweet 5 D  
Cherries, Tart 4 D  
Grapes 14 108  
Nectarines 2 D  
Pears 6 1  
Persimmons 2 D  
Plums and Prunes 4 D  
Peaches 6 3  
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)
Greenhouse Crops 10 39720 X 313548
Floriculture Crops 17 347644 18 3070884
Bedding/Garden Plants 13 217516 10 2352785
Potted Flowering Plants 5 130128 5 679899
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Green 3 - 4 38200
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 22 X 284 NA
Nursery Stock 11 D D D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 9 31296 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 226 11674 1202151 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 3 69 D
Wheat 86 2765 162471 bu
Barley 48 1274 99991 bu
Oats 28 322 19173 bu
Rye 5 55 1978 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 63 2354 90409 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 1000 53012 119876 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 431 12470 35821 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 83 2467 6353 tons, dry
Tame Hay 709 31874 67786 tons, dry
Wild Hay 110 2808 4384 tons dry
Grass Silage 69 3393 16598 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 213 11376 166674 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Potatoes 6 4 550 cwt
Pumpkins 5 36  
Sweet Corn 7 57  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 9 26 964 trees
Cherries, Total 5 2 57 trees
Grapes 6 D D
Peaches 7 4 135 trees
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 61 778714 1695 8577
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 8 X 148 X
Floriculture Crops 16 664486 D 3943
Bedding/Garden Plants 13 430190 D 3304
Potted Flowering Plants 8 234296 D 639
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 38 X 99 388
Nursery Crops 9 D D D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 24 D 504 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: April 17, 2012

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