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New Castle

Total population (2010 census): 538,479
Total population (1990 census): 441946
County seat: Wilmington

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CropSELECT

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)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 91 16812 1964809 bu
Wheat 31 7934 592953 bu
Barley 9 1175 119038 bu
Oats 2 D D
Rye 2 D D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 78 57251 663599 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 91 4969 12063 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 26 744 D
Small Grain Hay 8 631 D
Tame Hay 71 3594 8374 tons, dry
Wild Hay NA    
Corn for Silage 7 644 8166 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 8 2  
Green Lima Beans 1 D  
Eggplant 7 1  
Kale 6 1  
Fresh Cut Herbs 9 D  
Snap Beans 9 8  
Cantaloupes 3 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 10 4  
Green Peas - -  
Hot Peppers 8 D  
Sweet Peppers 2 D  
Potatoes 4 D  
Pumpkins 12 D  
Squash 8 3  
Sweet Corn 14 145  
Tomatoes 18 20  
Watermelons 9 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 6 D  
Sweet Cherries 6 D  
Peaches 6 1  
Blackberries 3 D  
Raspberries 2 D  
Strawberries 5 19  
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)
Floriculture Crops 21 88594 4 361066
Bedding and Garden Plants 20 D D 255532
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens - - - -
Potted Flowering Plants 7 D D 105534
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 10 X 196 NA
Mushrooms 3 D X D
Nursery Crops 7 17860 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.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 123 24481 1922873 bu
Wheat 90 12755 874211 bu
Barley 17 1208 94962 bu
Oats 5 71 4590 bu
Rye 1 D D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 117 27320 754445 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 85 3915 7283 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 35 911 2518 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 6 D 669 tons, dry
Tame Hay 55 2073 3384 tons, dry
Wild Hay 9 D 149 tons dry
Grass Silage 11 370 1693 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 14 950 13720 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 2 D  
Green Lima Beans 1 D  
Snap Beans 5 1  
Cantaloupes 9 21  
Cucumbers and Pickles 2 D  
Green Peas 5 D  
Hot Peppers 4 1  
Sweet Peppers 10 3  
Potatoes 8 D D
Pumpkins 13 104  
Squash 7 6  
Sweet Corn 20 569  
Tomatoes 20 D  
Watermelons 5 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 8 4 313 trees
Peaches 6 D 394 trees
Blackberries 6 D D
Raspberries 1 D D
Strawberries 11 22 83408 lbs
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 60 1230831 497 8690
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 10 X D X
Floriculture Crops 22 D 12 4594
Bedding and Garden Plants 18 D D 3060
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 3 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 8 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 23 X 113 344
Mushrooms 5 293300 X 1754
Nursery Crops 16 D 60 1984
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 11 D 312 13

*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: March 01, 2012

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