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Ascension

Total population (2010 census): 107,215
Total population (1990 census): 58,214
County seat: Donaldsonville

Extension office

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)
Field Crops for Grain Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 2 D D
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Rice 154 69424 4451386 cwt
Sugarcane for Sugar 11 17405 613903 tons
Sugarcane for Seed 9 783 30406 tons
Soybeans for Beans 3 D 14372 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 93 2509 5582
Tame Hay 60 1329 3450
Wild Hay 35 1180 2132
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 9 120 701
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Pecans 5 28  
Figs 2 D  
Plums and Prunes 2 D  
Pomegranates 1 D  
Grapefruit 1 D  
Lemons 1 D  
Oranges 1 D  
Tangelos 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)
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 2 - D D
Floriculture Crops 6 - 3 18000
Bedding and Garden Plants 4 - D D

 

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 127 4109 8524 tons, dry
Tame Hay 62 2061 4353 tons, dry
Wild Hay 67 2048 4171 tons dry
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Pecans 8 D 1588 in shell
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Sugarcane for Seed 14 814 26815 tons
Sugarcane for Sugar 19 14977 453391 tons
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 6 D 7 D
Floriculture Crops 3 D D D
Bedding and Garden Plants 3 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 25, 2012

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