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Rockingham

Total population (2010 census): 76314
Total population (1990 census): 57482
County seat: Harrisonburg

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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 Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 275 14155 1701405
Wheat 21 968 65538
Barley 70 2370 173112
Canola 1 D D
Oats 12 95 4094
Triticale 1 D D
Sorghum for Grain 2 D D
Rye 51 501 21299
Grain Legumes and Grass Seed Farms Acres Yield
Field and Grass Seed Crops 5 129 X
Fescue Seed 3 D D
Orchardgrass Seed 2 D D
Soybeans for Beans 120 6281 314405 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 1112 45861 121887
Alfalfa Hay 311 7804 29227
Small Grain Hay 134 3991 15406
Tame Hay 800 29913 70074
Wild Hay 114 4153 7180
Haylage, Grass Silage, Greenchop 212 9338 53670
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 388 22365 363858
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop 20 296 1947
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 1  
Green Lima Beans 9 1  
Snap Beans 16 11  
Broccoli 4 1  
Head Cabbage 7 2  
Cantaloupes 18 14  
Cucumbers and Pickles 12 2  
Garlic 3 Z  
All Lettuce 5 1  
Dry Onions 2 D  
Green Onions 7 1  
Green Southern Peas 2 D  
Hot Peppers 7 1  
Sweet Peppers 5 1  
Potatoes 21 20  
Pumpkins 20 60  
Spinach 1 D  
Squash 11 3  
Sweet Corn 25 96  
Tomatoes 26 20  
Other Vegetables 14 15  
Watermelons 16 10  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
All Nuts 5 2  
Chestnuts 3 D  
Hazelnuts 2 D  
Apples 11 D  
Cherries, Sweet 3 3  
Grapes 12 27  
Nectarines 3 2  
Peaches 7 D  
Pears 2 D  
Persimmons 2 D  
Plums and Prunes 3 2  
Blackberries 5 D  
Tame Blueberries 5 10  
Raspberries 2 D  
Strawberries 9 6  
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 Tomatoes 6 16400 X 123000
Floriculture Crops 38 178940 8 1184680
Bedding/Garden Plants 31 163404 5 1015910
Potted Flowering Plants 12 D 2 137550
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 5 D 1 31220
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 12 X 72 NA
Nursery Stock 7 D 122 442380

*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 315 12555 1341116 bu
Wheat 84 2269 143899 bu
Barley 56 958 67697 bu
Oats 7 72 4720 bu
Popcorn 3 D D
Rye 20 291 11235 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 98 4442 170626 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 1209 51722 111228 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 405 8124 23580 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 104 2951 6454 tons, dry
Tame Hay 885 31860 65599 tons, dry
Wild Hay 99 2540 4030 tons dry
Grass Silage 161 6247 34686 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 422 21166 344992 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 4 1  
Snap Beans 6 2  
Broccoli 4 2  
Head Cabbage 3 1  
Cantaloups 4 3  
Cucumbers and Pickles 6 2  
Lettuce and Romaine 3 Z  
Green Peas 4 1  
Hot Peppers 4 1  
Sweet Peppers 6 1  
Potatoes 10 13 2312 cwt
Pumpkins 6 7  
Spinach 4 Z  
Squash 6 2  
Sweet Corn 19 86  
Tomatoes 11 4  
Watermelons 8 2  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 18 1400 195281 trees
Cherries, Total 3 D 248 trees
Grapes 10 34 21058 trees
Peaches 13 184 17761 trees
Pears 4 6 236 trees
Plums and Prunes 3 1 D
Blackberries 3 Z 140 lbs
Tame Blueberries 4 7 8599 lbs
Raspberries 7 2 1814 lbs
Strawberries 9 3 8124 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 47 309554 249 3067
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 3 X D X
Floriculture Crops 27 159024 D 1231
Bedding/Garden Plants 25 149000 D 1165
Potted Flowering Plants 6 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 12 X 24 90
Nursery Crops 6 D D D
Greenhouse Vegetables 3 D X D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 14 D 137 30

*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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