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Weld

Total population (2010 census): 252,825
Total population (1990 census): 131,821
County seat: Greeley

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Field Crops for Grain Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Barley 91 7519 654817
Maize=Corn 430 94040 14024090
Sorghum 23 3883 113273
All Wheat 351 122978 3970577
Winter Wheat 340 121430 3901047
Spring Wheat 14 1548 69530
Rye 1 D D
Oats 11 693 21865
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
All Other Crops 3 D X
Canola 1 D D
Dry Edible Beans 68 6077 143037 cwt
Dry Edible Peas 2 D D
Mustard Seed 1 D D
Proso Millet 30 11091 237967 bu
Triticale 6 677 13299 bu
Safflower 2 D D
Soybeans 2 D D
Sugarbeets for Sugar 113 11575 315352 tons
Sunflower Seed 33 7743 7531347 Ibs
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 1443 154428 500428
Alfalfa Hay 1063 109575 416924
Small Grain Hay 128 11255 17646
Tame Hay 337 25957 58177
Wild Hay 166 7641 7681
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 102 16463 107335
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 331 51794 1140423
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop 13 1510 12445
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 2 D  
Snap Beans 11 356  
Beets 2 D  
Broccoli 5 D  
Head Cabbage 9 1615  
Cantaloupes 7 30  
Carrots 6 D  
Cauliflower 3 1  
Cucumbers and Pickles 9 D  
Eggplant 3 D  
Honeydew Melons 2 D  
Kale 1 D  
Lettuce 4 D  
Dry Onions 39 3933  
Green Onions 1 D  
Green Peas 1 D  
Sweet Peppers 9 40  
Hot Peppers 6 27  
Potatoes 7 D  
Pumpkins 20 1435  
Radishes - -  
Spinach 1 D  
Squash 12 166  
Sweet Corn 17 2533  
Tomatoes 13 8  
Turnips 1 D  
Watermelons 6 35  
Other Vegetables 4 Z  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 19 39  
Apricots 5 D  
Sweet Cherries 3 1  
Tart Cherries 10 D  
Grapes 5 12  
Peaches 8 1  
Pears 2 D  
Plums and Prunes 11 3  
Nectarines 4 D  
Other Noncitrus Fruit 2 D  
Strawberries 1 D  
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)
Aquatic Plants 3 D D D
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 4 - 34 D
Floriculture Crops 15 D 23 D
Bedding/Garden Plants 15 2207436 D D
Cut Christmas Trees 7 X 86 NA
Foliage Plants 3 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 3 D D D
Flower Seeds 2 - D D
Greenhouse Crops 6 D X D
Nursery Stock 25 D 1032 D
Sod Harvested 11 X 2675 11222915
Vegetable Seeds 2 - D D
Vegetable Transplants 3 D D D

 

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 786 118327 17788545 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 16 1592 76869 bu
Wheat 608 156909 5002663 bu
Spring Wheat 63 4040 185707 bu
Winter Wheat 576 152869 4816956 bu
Barley 171 10870 819067 bu
Oats 22 1002 49821 bu
Proso Millet 34 15378 325360 bu
Sunflower Seed 24 5064 4504712 lbs
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 1506 137479 482051 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 1215 91369 387756 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 145 9160 17735 tons, dry
Tame Hay 365 20224 38788 tons, dry
Wild Hay 77 5725 5260 tons dry
Grass Silage 105 11001 97537 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 430 42352 947941 tons, grn
Sorghum Cut for Dry Forage or Hay 11 335 589 tons, dry
Sorghum for Silage 19 1819 13090 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Dry Edible Beans 307 21772 435640 bu
Potatoes 36 3442 1098980 bu
Sugar Beets for Seed 239 24986 517859 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 4 171  
Snap Bean 8 25  
Beets 6 5  
Broccoli 5 (D)  
Head Cabbage 9 804  
Cantaloupes 6 19  
Carrots 10 1714  
Cucumbers & Pickles 15 472  
Eggplant 4 1  
Dry Onions 68 5654  
Green Onions 3 255  
Hot Peppers 6 (D)  
Sweet Peppers 4 13  
Pumpkins 15 301  
Squash 10 152  
Sweet Corn 27 2884  
Tomatoes 10 28  
Watermelons 8 17  
Other Vegetables 4 (D)  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 3 4 245 trees
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 46 5828220 3127 44864
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 29 (X) 3098 (X)
Florculture Crops 16 4289540 (D) 16637
Bedding/Garden Plants 13 (D) (D) 9355
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 3 (D) (D) (D)
Potted Flowering Plants 3 (D) (D) (D)
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 4 (X) 7 22
Nursery Crops 12 (D) 143 681
Sod Harvested 13 (X) 2812 8794
Greenhouse Vegetables 4 (D) (X) (D)
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 4 (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: July 17, 2012

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