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Pittsylvania

Total population (2010 census): 63506
Total population (1990 census): 55672
County seat: Chatham

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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 72 1681 76741
Sorghum - - -
Wheat 75 4436 181413
Rye 3 D D
Barley 9 494 29860
Oats 20 199 7360
Grain Legumes and Grass Seeds Farms Acres Yield
Fescue Seed 4 63 31000 Ibs
Soybeans for Beans 28 1585 31599 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 773 45581 58808
Alfalfa Hay 38 887 1821
Small Grain Hay 152 5453 8866
Tame Hay 659 37560 46181
Wild Hay 76 1681 1940
Haylage, Grass Silage, Greenchop 50 2963 10937
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 42 4803 55228
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop 5 271 1190
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 1  
Green Lima Beans 3 1  
Snap Beans 26 13  
Cantaloupes 13 4  
Cucumbers and Pickles 20 4  
Okra 6 1  
Green Southern Peas 4 2  
Sweet Peppers 4 1  
Hot Peppers 4 1  
Potatoes 32 17  
Sweetpotatoes 6 6  
Pumpkins 2 D  
Squash 9 7  
Sweet Corn 29 47  
Tomatoes 30 10  
Turnip Greens 4 2  
Other Vegetables 4 2  
Watermelons 19 5  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 22 24  
Tart Cherries 9 9  
Grapes 9 31  
Peaches 7 9  
Pears 1 D  
Persimmons 2 D  
Other Noncitrus Fruit 5 3  
Pecans 2 D  
Blackberries 1 D  
Tame Blueberries 12 5  
Raspberries 2 D  
Strawberries 3 D  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
All Other Crops 6 255 X
Peanuts      
Tobacco 123 6375 12283351 lbs
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 1 D X D
Floriculture Crops 5 37200 D 166933
Bedding/Garden Plants 3 25900 D D
Foliage Plants 2 D - D
Potted Flowering Plants 3 D - 10575
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 10 X 109 NA
Tobacco Plants Sold for Transplant 16 188160 - 391840
Nursery Stock 3 - D D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 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 146 2757 165276 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 11 146 5595 bu
Wheat 250 8708 377871 bu
Barley 15 263 17305 bu
Oats 33 343 15605 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 85 2565 60903 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 740 31746 54825 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 86 1406 3198 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 188 3729 7238 tons, dry
Tame Hay 611 23835 40329 tons, dry
Wild Hay 83 1845 3054 tons dry
Grass Silage 28 931 3019 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 54 3667 37916 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Green Lima Beans 4 2  
Snap Beans 7 7  
Potatoes 12 31 1817 cwt
Sweetpotatoes 7 10 1226 bu
Pumpkins 5 8  
Sweet Corn 8 21  
Tomatoes 8 8  
Turnip Greens 4 3  
Watermelons 3 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 16 33 2547 trees
Grapes 5 10 D
Peaches 12 15 D
Pears 4 1 26 trees
Peanuts 3 D D
Pecans 5 D D
Blackberries 5 8 24800 lbs
Tame Blueberries 4 4 1790 lbs
Strawberries 6 13 66740 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 449 11132 24945874 lbs
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 29 197266 69 872
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 5 X 9 X
Floriculture Crops 9 43694 D D
Bedding/Garden Plants 5 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 7 X 2 30
Nursery Crops 4 D D 340
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 15 76932 58 128

*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 18, 2012

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