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Merced

Total population (2010 census): 255793
Total population (1990 census): 178403
County seat: Merced

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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 (bu)
Barley 6 1224 D
Maize=Corn 62 16754 2957786
Oats 55 7530 782099
Rye 6 264 8396
Sorghum 3 270 9720
Wheat for Grain, Total 35 7979 679844
Durum Wheat 6 1409 121211
Spring Wheat 4 306 27693
Winter Wheat 26 6264 530940
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 482 112081 738798
Alfalfa Hay 304 82731 622298
Small Grain Hay 212 23320 81030
Tame Hay 58 5914 35393
Wild Hay 4 116 77
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 177 38537 469973
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 342 71535 1891097
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop 24 1728 18021
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Dry Edible Beans 2 D D
Dry Lima Beans 8 854 21558 cwt
Upland Cotton 94 53022 167528 bales
Pima Cotton 23 4403 11840 bales
Rice 5 2958 230727 cwt
Safflower 2 D D
Sugarbeets for Sugar 14 1878 60484 tons
Other 2 D X
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Artichokes 2 D  
Green Lima Beans 9 1635  
Snap Beans - -  
Chinese Cabbage 1 D  
Head Cabbage 3 D  
Cantaloupes 19 4091  
Carrots 2 D  
Cauliflower 1 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 10 454  
Daikon 2 D  
Eggplant 2 D  
Garlic 1 D  
Honeydew Melons 6 988  
All Lettuce 2 D  
Mustard Greens 1 D  
Okra - -  
Dry Onions 2 D  
Green Onions 1 D  
Parsley 1 D  
Sweet Peppers 4 528  
Hot Peppers 5 93  
Potatoes 2 D  
Pumpkins 5 24  
Radishes 1 D  
Spinach 1 D  
Squash 5 270  
Sweet Corn 2 D  
Sweet Potatoes 73 12722  
Tomatoes 55 35644  
Turnip Greens 1 D  
Watermelons 5 11  
Other Vegetables 14 61  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 5 129  
Apricots 18 376  
Tart Cherries 2 D  
Sweet Cherries 5 260  
Figs 18 1814  
Grapes 60 18828  
Kiwifruit 2 D  
Nectarines 9 112  
Olives 4 15  
Peaches 48 4877  
Pears 1 D  
Persimmons 1 D  
Pluots 4 D  
Plums 5 69  
Prunes 16 1843  
Pomegranates 9 1548  
Other Noncitrus Fruit 7 D  
All Citrus Fruits 9 373  
Grapefruit 2 D  
All Oranges 9 199  
Tangelos 1 D  
Tangerines 1 D  
All Nuts 1195 114512  
Almonds 1029 103736  
Chestnuts 1 D  
Pecans 3 D  
Pistachios 61 5568  
English Walnuts 163 5164  
Blackberries and Dewberries 2 D  
Tame Blueberries 4 D  
Strawberries 7 69  
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)
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 2 D D D
Floriculture Crops 1 D D D
Nursery Stock 7 D 205 D
Vegetable Seeds 3 - 11 26180
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 5 X 46 NA


Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 48 8652 1443919 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 54 11413 749701 bu
Durum Wheat for Grain 5 830 82440 bu
Barley 26 4623 355540 bu
Oats 33 4072 340256 bu
Rice 12 4341 327010 cwt
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Dry Edible Beans 4 459 11885 cwt
Dry Lima Beans 21 2923 56541 cwt
Dry Cowpeas and Dry Southern Peas 9 2348 48358 bu
Sugar Beets for Seed 1 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 5 334 X
Total Hay* 692 140744 740416 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 389 75932 512377 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 279 30306 112665 tons, dry
Tame Hay 99 8395 21847 tons, dry
Wild Hay 22 976 1605 tons dry
Grass Silage 175 25135 275772 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 327 49966 1281365 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Green Lima Beans 7 872  
Snap Bean 11 173  
Sugar Beets for Sugar 39 8486 222993 tons
Broccoli 3 D  
Chinese Cabbage 6 176  
Cantaloupes 44 6100  
Cucumbers & Pickles 13 25  
Eggplant 8 59  
Garlic 5 D  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 3 2  
Honeydew Melons 7 984  
Lettuce and Romaine 6 1293  
Mustard Greens 8 D  
Dry Onions 4 D  
Okra 3 1  
Hot Peppers 9 D  
Sweet Peppers 7 490  
Sweetpotatoes 72 5743 2051755 bu
Pumpkins 8 24  
Squash 13 265  
Sweet Corn 10 128  
Tomatoes 61 20299  
Mixed Vegetables 22 34  
Watermelons 12 629  
Other Vegetables 8 31  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 19 1472 300967 trees
Apricots 28 1613 160306 trees
Cherries, Total 13 446 82126 trees
Sweet Cherries 13 446 82126 trees
Figs 34 3550 289557 trees
Grapes 125 16926 9116248 vines
Kiwifruit 10 92 13754 trees
Nectarines 18 301 38049 trees
Olives 4 131 10295 trees
Peaches 78 6595 862398 trees
Pears 4 D D
Persimmons 7 8 594 trees
Plums and Prunes 32 3451 475795 trees
Pomegranates 8 6 D
Other Non-Citrus Fruits 5 19 1573 trees
Grapefruit 5 1 117 trees
Lemons 3 D D
Oranges 8 69 6079 trees
Other Tangerines 5 D D
Almonds 1062 76750 6819185
Pecans 7 17 701 in shell
Pistachios 64 5382 577048 in shell
English Walnuts 195 6829 324370 in shell
Other Nuts 4 D D
Blackberries 3 D D
Strawberries 19 377 10648645 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 184 74620 205550 bales
Herbs, Total 3 2 X
Other 4 8 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 29 D 825 10110
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 24 X 825 X
Floriculture Crops 6 2396 D 119
Bedding and Garden Plants 3 D D D
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 3 D 2 20
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 3 X 9 22
Nursery Crops 10 D 748 6671
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 6 D 44 52
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 3 D D 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: August 13, 2012

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