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Nelson County

Total population (2010 census): 43437
Total population (1996 census): 29710
County seat: Bardstown

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 120 15522 1800868
Wheat for Grain, Total 27 3635 184963
Barley 2 D D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 93 15088 487859 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Fescue Seed 1 D D
Total Hay* 894 39544 68753
Alfalfa Hay 230 5989 13364
Small Grain Hay 38 984 2714
Tame Hay 700 30838 50068
Wild Hay 84 1733 2607
Haylage, Grass Silage, Greenchop 31 1664 4122
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop 3 42 480
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 54 3962 42852
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 17 8  
Head Cabbage 3 Z  
Cantaloupes 6 1  
Carrots 2 D  
Collards 2 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 4 1  
All Lettuce 3 D  
Potatoes 5 1  
Pumpkins 6 6  
Tomatoes 20 10  
Turnips 2 D  
Turnip Greens 2 D  
Watermelons 7 2  
Other Vegetables 4 2  
Sweet Corn 17 10  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
All Nuts 4 D  
Apples 8 5  
Tart Cherries 3 D  
Grapes 9 17  
Nectarines 3 D  
Peaches 7 11  
Pears 4 D  
Persimmons 3 Z  
Blackberries and Dewberries 13 7  
Tame Blueberries 3 D  
Strawberries 6 4  
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)
Greenhouse Crops        
Floriculture Crops 9 8218 1 D
Bedding/Garden Plants 7 D 1 D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 2 X D NA
Nursery Stock 8 26518 27 148418
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops        
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 119 1080 2449648 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 145 7666 595776 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 57 2427 89490 bu
Barley 4 86 D
Rye 3 94 D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 144 13471 435260 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 830 37677 79801 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 218 5581 15446 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 56 1015 1880 tons, dry
Tame Hay 645 27226 54952 tons, dry
Wild Hay 80 2139 3476 tons dry
Grass Silage 37 1716 12141 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 84 4206 50717 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Sweet Corn 6 11  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 3 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)
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 17 60897 27 203
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 5 X 6 X
Florculture Crops 6 37825 D 75
Bedding/Garden Plants 5 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 3 X 13 D
Nursery Crops 7 D 13 59
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 3 D D D
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 584 2624 5237627 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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