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Mercer County

Total population (2010 census): 21331
Total population (1996 census): 19148
County seat: Harrodsburg

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 22 818 53883 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 2 D D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 4 260 3175 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 656 42128 64254
Alfalfa Hay 258 9722 18287
Small Grain Hay 19 987 2134
Tame Hay 485 29875 42258
Wild Hay 60 1544 1575
Haylage, Grass Silage, Greenchop 33 1330 2913
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop 2 D D
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 36 1380 15083
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Cantaloupes 4 Z  
Cucumbers and Pickles 9 4  
Snap Bean 14 7  
Peppers 6 D  
Potatoes 6 1  
Pumpkins 11 37  
Squash 6 4  
Sweet Corn 15 12  
Other Vegetables 5 2  
Watermelons 4 Z  
Tomatoes 23 11  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
All Nuts 4 D  
Apples 13 13  
Cherries 6 D  
Grapes 6 5  
Peaches 4 1  
Pears 4 1  
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 Stock 2 - D D
Floriculture Crops 5 29922 D 354748
Bedding/Garden Plants 5 29922 D D
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 68 901 1926349 lbs

*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 2030 191671 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 9 448 16610 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 18 1162 32742 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 591 29201 58250 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 210 4755 12610 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 31 759 1400 tons, dry
Tame Hay 450 20280 37804 tons, dry
Wild Hay 64 2747 4638 tons dry
Grass Silage 16 660 5394 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 55 2038 20399 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Bean 3 D  
Potatoes 4 8 1338 bu
Pumpkins 6 17  
Sweet Corn 5 15  
Tomatoes 3 D  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 8 10 452 trees
Grapes 5 1 716 vines
Peaches 3 D 28 trees
Pears 3 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)
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 12 40471 D 337
Florculture Crops 5 D D D
Bedding/Garden Plants 5 D D D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 4 D D 21
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 522 4177 7780377 lbs

*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: April 05, 2012

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