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Essex

Total population (2010 census): 11,151
Total population (1990 census): 8,689
County seat: Tappahannock

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)
Field Crops for Grain Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 37 16338 1025199
Wheat 26 9645 538426
Barley 10 2395 143805
Oats 1 D D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 39 17414 376541 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons, dry)
Total Hay* 19 1386 5587
Alfalfa Hay 3 D 34
Small Grain Hay 4 D 110
Tame Hay 16 1228 5443
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans NA NA  
Cantaloupes - -  
Cucumbers and Pickles - -  
Tomatoes - -  
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 Stock 1 - 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 55 13043 1300529 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 7 484 36200 bu
Wheat 66 12220 757373 bu
Barley 32 4525 342305 bu
Oats 3 71 2205 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 72 20860 375821 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 23 1140 2223 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 7 186 512 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 4 D D
Tame Hay 20 907 1614 tons, dry
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 5 6  
Cantaloups 5 4  
Cucumbers and Pickles 3 D  
Tomatoes 5 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)
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 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.


Last Updated: April 16, 2012

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