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Craighead

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Craighead

Total population (1990 census): 68956
County seat: Jonesboro

Extension office

CropSELECT

Cereals, Pseudocereals, Oilseeds
Industrial, Fiber
Forages
Vegetables
Small Fruits
Tree Fruits and Nuts
Herb, Aromatic, Medicinal, and Bioactive

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 44 5264 593151 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 45 3373 220318 bu
Wheat 123 14021 627025 bu
Oats 4 36 D
Rice 277 82248 4813017 cwt
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 410 111719 3168500 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 133 4259 6726 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 4 120 102 tons, dry
Tame Hay 107 3328 5208 tons, dry
Wild Hay 29 750 1263 tons dry
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Cantaloups 6 35  
Sweet Corn 4 26  
Watermelons 7 171  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Peanuts for Nuts 3 110 256360 lbs
Pecans 5 D 1243 in shell
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 196 107622 169748 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 9 D 134 653
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 4 X D X
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 6 X 40 43

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