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Preston

Total population (2010 census): 33520
Total population (1990 census): 29037
County seat: Kingwood

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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 90 1850 213849
Wheat 1 D D
Barley 5 40 3036
Buckwheat 7 204 7630
Oats 44 618 32216
Rye 2 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 807 31248 55635
Alfalfa Hay 80 2124 4101
Small Grain Hay 38 1040 1830
Tame Hay 647 23799 43449
Wild Hay 118 4285 6255
Haylage, Grass Silage, Greenchop 69 3103 12907
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 52 1055 19722
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop 1 D D
Sorghum for Syrup 1 D D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 15 11  
Broccoli 2 D  
Carrots 2 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 8 2  
Chinese Peas 1 D  
Ginseng 3 8  
Green Peas 2 D  
Fresh Cut Herbs 2 D  
Head Cabbage 3 1  
Sweet Peppers 5 2  
Hot Peppers 7 2  
Potatoes 16 52  
Pumpkins 6 4  
Rhubarb 1 D  
Sweet Corn 21 107  
Other Vegetables 7 14  
Tomatoes 15 5  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
All Nuts 5 8  
Chestnuts 4 D  
Hazelnuts 3 D  
Apples 10 11  
Cantaloupes 5 2  
Sweet Cherries 3 2  
Blackberries and Dewberries 3 20  
Tame Blueberries 5 3  
Wild Blueberries 2 D  
Peaches 6 1  
Pears 3 D  
Plums and Prunes 2 D  
Grapes 4 2  
Other Crops Farms Taps Yield
Maple Syrup 6 D D
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 - - X -
Floriculture Crops 8 18262 D 57282
Bedding and Garden Plants 8 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 16 X 126 NA
Nursery Stock 6 - 6 19980

*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 108 2147 191876 bu
Wheat 3 D D
Barley 4 73 5300 bu
Buckwheat 5 D D
Oats 82 772 42729 bu
Rye 3 16 600 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 748 37732 63386 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 150 4010 10225 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 23 452 848 tons, dry
Tame Hay 565 28640 44787 tons, dry
Wild Hay 89 2277 3211 tons dry
Grass Silage 61 2353 12939 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 87 1763 27719 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 5 6  
Head Cabbage 4 4  
Sweet Peppers 3 1  
Potatoes 16 50 8218 cwt
Pumpkins 3 7  
Sweet Corn 11 67  
Tomatoes 3 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 9 18 531 trees
Grapes 4 1 314 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 18 51496 284 538
Floriculture Crops 4 D D 28
Bedding and Garden Plants 3 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 9 X 11 46
Nursery Crops 4 D D D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 11 D 184 11

*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 11, 2012

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