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Ben Hill

Total population (2010 census): 17634
Total population (1990 census): 16245
County seat: Fitzgerald

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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 (bu)
Maize=Corn 43 10089 1295243
Wheat 11 4618 155625
Sorghum 7 3335 121925
Rye 11 1175 30927
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 10 999 11989 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 54 1287 D
Small Grain Hay 4 160 238
Tame Hay 47 1062 2254
Wild Hay 5 65 D
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 1 D D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Watermelons 4 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Grapes 3 D  
All Pecans 31 485  
Pecans, Improved 18 352  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Upland Cotton 26 5895 11002 bales
Peanuts for Nuts 35 7373 25093583 Ibs
Tobacco 2 D 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)
Floriculture Crops 1 D - D
Bedding/Garden Plants 1 D - D
Nursery Stock 7 - 39 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 49 7578 942603 bu
Wheat 7 398 10133 bu
Rye 6 239 3975 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 13 578 8172 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 38 1332 3441 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 3 120 72 tons, dry
Tame Hay 36 1108 3149 tons, dry
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 3 D D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Watermelons 3 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Grapes 5 D 194 trees
Peanuts 66 7182 16619807 lbs
Pecans 22 363 6557 in shell
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 39 8837 11910 bales
Tobacco 14 338 637146 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 3 D 7 104
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 3 X 7 X
Floriculture Crops 3 D D 72
Bedding/Garden Plants 3 D D 72
Nursery Crops 3 D D 32

*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 01, 2012

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