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Limestone

Total population (2010 census): 82782
Total population (1990 census): 54135
County seat: Athens

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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)
Field Crops for Grain Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 88 22402 2214348 bu
Wheat 43 12422 352683 bu
Sorghum 4 159 6614 bu
Rye 2 D D
Oats 1 D D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 91 29936 523055 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Fescue Seed - - -
Total Hay* 525 23825 32576
Alfalfa Hay 16 241 285
Small Grain Hay 15 1101 2152
Tame Hay 459 20067 27535
Wild Hay 67 2416 2604
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 9 392 845
Corn for Silage or Green Chop - - -
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 17 23  
Broccoli 2 D  
Head Cabbage 5 3  
Cantaloupes 8 6  
Collards 5 3  
Cucumbers and Pickles 13 D  
Eggplant 2 D  
Horseradish 2 D  
Kale 2 D  
Lettuce 2 D  
Okra 8 2  
Dry Onions 2 D  
Green Peas 5 5  
Green Southern Peas 4 21  
Sweet Peppers 3 1  
Potatoes 10 5  
Squash 4 D  
Sweet Corn 10 22  
Sweet Potatoes 3 D  
Turnip Greens 8 18  
Watermelons 13 15  
Tomatoes 16 24  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 10 D  
Grapes 8 6  
Peaches 6 D  
Pears 5 3  
Plums and Prunes 3 1  
Pecans 1 D  
English Walnuts 2 D  
Blackberries and Dewberries 2 D  
Tame Blueberries 2 D  
Strawberries 1 D  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Upland Cotton 76 44101 46149 bales
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)
Sod Harvested 3 X 63 508760
Floriculture Crops 11 403500 6 1843520
Bedding and Garden Plants 9 403500 D 1762000
Foliage Plants - - - -
Potted Flowering Plants 2 - D D
Nursery Stock 21 803840 960 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.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 92 8411 714632 bu
Wheat 45 5590 269438 bu
Oats 3 31 D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 138 36287 1046298 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 5 D X
Fescue Seed 4 89 6269 lbs
Total Hay* 524 21592 38145 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 18 364 1283 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 40 953 1634 tons, dry
Tame Hay 423 15555 28638 tons, dry
Wild Hay 102 4323 6149 tons dry
Grass Silage 14 397 1328 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 6 578 10995 tons, green
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Potatoes 3 16 1154 cwt
Sweet Corn 9 72  
Tomatoes 4 8  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 12 111 D
Grapes 4 D D
Peaches 15 180 22172 trees
Pecans 4 1 12 in shell
Strawberries 4 12 91250 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 54 21951 23978 bales
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 28 995428 750 5073
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 14 X 205 X
Floriculture Crops 13 D D 578
Bedding and Garden Plants 8 119436 D 497
Foliage Plants 5 D D 40
Potted Flowering Plants 3 D D 41
Nursery Crops 17 D 658 4359
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 3 D 38 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: May 22, 2012

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