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West Virginia CropMAP

Total population (1990 census): 1,793,477
State Capital: Charleston

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For CropSELECT see county pages.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 1150 35499 3270197 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 6 17 660 bu
Sorghum for Sirup 2 D D
Wheat 191 7620 421453 bu
Barley 71 1577 107582 bu
Buckwheat 7 46 1038 bu
Oats 321 2720 132249 bu
Rye 27 266 10672 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 157 13132 482228 bu
Dry Edible Beans 13 20 181 cwt
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 4 199 X
Timothy Seed 2 D D
Total Hay* 13895 525257 886054 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 2124 54613 130909 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 496 8568 15855 tons, dry
Tame Hay 10573 380243 633559 tons, dry
Wild Hay 2366 65940 78794 tons dry
Grass Silage 420 15893 80789 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 929 27642 380942 tons, grn
Corn Cut for Dry Fodder 7 16 X
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 57 603 5471 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 14 4  
Green Lima Beans 9 8  
Snap Beans 129 112  
Beets 18 4  
Broccoli 10 5  
Head Cabbage 56 37  
Cantaloups 30 37  
Carrots 5 3  
Cauliflower 1 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 42 18  
Eggplant 8 2  
Escarole 3 5  
Garlic 12 3  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 7 4  
Lettuce and Romaine 12 4  
Mustard Greens 3 1  
Dry Onions 9 3  
Green Onions 10 3  
Okra 4 7  
Parsley 4 1  
Green Peas 12 4  
Hot Peppers 33 12  
Sweet Peppers 88 62  
Potatoes 416 610 58593 cwt
Pumpkins 82 180  
Radishes 5 1  
Rhubarb 2 D  
Spinach 6 1  
Squash 50 23  
Sweet Corn 240 874  
Tomatoes 145 109  
Turnips 6 1  
Mixed Vegetables 12 26  
Watermelons 13 10  
Other Vegetables 23 25  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 475 10362 816872 trees
Apricots 2 D D
Cherries, Total 101 83 3111 trees
Sweet Cherries 82 33 1157 trees
Tart Cherries 55 50 1954 trees
Grapes 182 204 93040 trees
Nectarines 9 85 8083 trees
Peaches 119 1516 130951 trees
Pears 63 65 4207 trees
Plums and Prunes 31 14 825
Other Fruits and Nuts 26 93 13564
Other Nuts 6 6 104
Blackberries 27 18 21565 lbs
Tame Blueberries 35 33 44304 lbs
Wild Blueberries 4 1 440 lbs
Raspberries 31 17 20165 lbs
Strawberries 57 67 110477 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Herbs, Total 9 D X
Herbs, Dried 2 D D
Maple Trees Tapped 30 491 28817
Ginseng 5 D 1770 lbs
Tobacco 744 1630 2737090 lbs
Other 6 57 X
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 558 2617751 5532 19332
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 58 X 771 X
Floriculture Crops 184 2251852 96 11700
Bedding and Garden Plants 159 1734921 47 9581
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 20 66700 29 186
Foliage Plants 13 73376 13 618
Potted Flowering Plants 40 376855 6 1316
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 5 D D 36
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 239 X 779 2222
Mushrooms 7 D X 41
Nursery Crops 94 100870 668 4103
Sod Harvested 2 X D D
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 8 13600 D D
Greenhouse Vegetables 18 99628 X 345
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 237 93379 3964 668

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
D=Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
X=Not applicable.
Z=Less than half of the unit shown.