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Mercer

Total population (2010 census): 62264
Total population (1990 census): 64980
County seat: Princeton

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CropSELECT

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 (bu)
Maize=Corn 5 45 4138
Triticale 1 D D
Buckwheat - - -
Rye 1 D D
Oats 2 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 288 7249 13078
Alfalfa Hay 10 154 368
Small Grain Hay 7 64 105
Tame Hay 225 6014 10465
Wild Hay 53 1017 2140
Grass Silage 6 126 312
Corn for Silage 7 91 1340
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 9 4  
Potatoes 3 D  
Rhubarb NA NA  
Tomatoes 5 2  
Sweet Corn 5 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 9 21  
Blackberries and Dewberries 4 D  
Honeydew Melons 1 D  
Pears 3 1  
Grapes 3 1  
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 2 D X D
Potted Flowering Plants 4 D - D
Floriculture Crops 6 47129 - D
Bedding and Garden Plants 5 D - D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 8 X 38 NA
Nursery Stock 6 D 20 99829

*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 18 110 11102 bu
Buckwheat 1 D D
Oats 5 31 2340 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 324 7450 13232 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 39 464 1055 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 16 135 315 tons, dry
Tame Hay 272 6199 11128 tons, dry
Wild Hay 32 605 684 tons dry
Grass Silage 3 47 149 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 6 94 853 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 4 D  
Potatoes 9 6 528 cwt
Rhubarb 1 D  
Sweet Corn 9 10  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 10 19 593 trees
Grapes 5 1 182 vines
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 17 17050 226 360
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 3 X 2 X
Floriculture Crops 6 17050 2 143
Bedding and Garden Plants 5 17050 D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 7 X 25 180
Nursery Crops 4 D D 32
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 5 D 190 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 10, 2012

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