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Mercer

Total population (2010 census): 16434
Total population (1990 census): 17290
County seat: Aledo

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 410 150638 28008779
Sorghum for Grain 1 D D
Wheat 26 1535 85889
Oats 26 377 25026
Rye 1 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 268 7663 29276
Alfalfa Hay 231 6749 27089
Small Grain Hay 9 146 249
Tame Hay 47 731 1890
Wild Hay 5 37 48
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 18 425 1180
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 25 453 8758
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 357 90966 4669052 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 D  
Sweet Corn 4 D  
Tomatoes - -  
Watermelons - -  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 5 3  
Tame Blueberries 4 D  
Grapes 2 D  
All Nuts 3 2  
Chestnuts 2 D  
Hazelnuts 1 D  
Pecans 3 D  
Pears 2 D  
Peaches 2 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 3 330 D 4427
Bedding/Garden Plants 3 D D 3789
Nursery Stock 7 110 D 124606
Cut Christmas Trees 3 X 13 NA

*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 509 125252 14957603 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 3 29 2350 bu
Wheat 33 1274 67217 bu
Oats 69 1265 102584 bu
Rye 8 235 7010 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 312 9753 29979 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 289 8436 27426 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 35 519 943 tons, dry
Tame Hay 33 661 1382 tons, dry
Grass Silage 7 (D) (D)
Corn for Silage 31 957 18030 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 476 103271 4816019 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 (D)  
Snap Bean 5 1  
Cantaloupes 3 2  
Sweet Corn 9 80  
Tomatoes 8 2  
Watermelons 5 (D)  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 6 2 119 trees
Grapes 5 1 (D)
Pears 3 1 10 trees
Plums and Prunes 3 1 42 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 5 (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: June 01, 2012

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