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Alabama CropMAP

Total population (1990 census): 4040587
State Capital: Montgomery

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For CropSELECT see county pages.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 3687 230484 19735218 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 99 5294 254902 bu
Sorghum for Sirup 7 16 7311 lbs
Wheat 732 82440 3326421 bu
Barley 3 19 365 bu
Canola 23 3148 3157046 lbs
Oats 347 15609 721962 bu
Popcorn 7 670 1217680 lbs shelled
Proso Millet 6 476 9670 bu
Rye 120 6011 124233 bu
Sunflower Seed 5 9 8200 lbs
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 1889 316019 7867880 bu
Dry Edible Peas 25 450 450000 lbs
Dry Cowpeas and Dry Southern Peas 10 25 177 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 146 5723 X
Bahia Grass Seed 52 1687 180045 lbs
Fescue Seed 70 2388 424268 lbs
Lespedeza Seed 4 935 104480 lbs
Ryegrass Seed 14 391 99100 lbs
Total Hay* 19085 778602 1750870 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 410 9474 24049 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 1029 32552 60742 tons, dry
Tame Hay 16202 639243 1509620 tons, dry
Wild Hay 2356 84768 138776 tons dry
Grass Silage 404 12565 53071 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 293 17181 194480 tons, grn
Corn Cut for Dry Fodder 11 165 X
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 12 674 5474 tons, grn
Sorghum Hogged or Grazed 1 D X
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 8 12  
Green Lima Beans 81 777  
Snap Beans 158 1128  
Broccoli 6 D  
Head Cabbage 49 189  
Cantaloups 116 377  
Collards 97 947  
Green Cowpeas 244 2106  
Cucumbers and Pickles 143 D  
Eggplant 14 27  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 5 1  
Kale 7 D  
Lettuce and Romaine 8 D  
Mustard Greens 43 84  
Dry Onions 12 8  
Green Onions 18 10  
Okra 181 245  
Green Peas 72 371  
Hot Peppers 41 39  
Sweet Peppers 71 272  
Potatoes 147 5968 909170 cwt
Sweetpotatoes 112 3489 771952 bu
Pumpkins 52 273  
Squash 139 693  
Sweet Corn 375 2191  
Tomatoes 259 1922  
Turnips 38 343  
Turnip Greens 84 695  
Mixed Vegetables 12 10  
Watermelons 415 4585  
Other Vegetables 42 601  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 379 781 75910 trees
Apricots 7 D 129 trees
Cherries 21 3 118 trees
Figs 64 17 568 trees
Grapes 171 220 59273 trees
Kiwifruit 6 11 2004 trees
Nectarines 30 23 2118 trees
Peaches 505 3710 392493 trees
Pears 161 103 5900 trees
Persimmons 5 D D
Plums and Prunes 97 61 4057
Peanuts 1510 181393 356492286 lbs
Pecans 1477 24064 343974 in shell
Other Fruits and Nuts 49 76 4859
Blackberries 33 35 28654 lbs
Tame Blueberries 183 466 556730 lbs
Raspberries 4 3 1950 lbs
Strawberries 45 104 521210 lbs
Other Berries 2 D D
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 1470 433160 523864 bales
Tobacco 17 290 541482 lbs
Other 17 1056 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 849 17720527 24755 178216
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 319 X 16659 X
Floriculture Crops 370 10998394 681 74377
Bedding and Garden Plants 266 8052069 331 48508
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 15 80100 51 473
Foliage Plants 93 1084078 19 7907
Potted Flowering Plants 115 1782147 280 17489
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 13 41882 D 192
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 108 X 602 1364
Mushrooms 8 D X 148
Nursery Crops 298 6418089 5629 63543
Sod Harvested 92 X 17184 37867
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 14 D D 65
Greenhouse Vegetables 13 32939 X 96
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 70 89264 560 564

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
D=Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
X=Not applicable.