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Lafourche

Total population (2010 census): 96318
Total population (1990 census): 85860
County seat: Thibodaux

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 - - -
Sorghum 1 D D
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Dry Southern Peas 1 D D
Sugarcane for Seed 38 2192 75475 tons
Sugarcane for Sugar 36 24767 809184 tons
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 171 8955 21022
Small Grain Hay 15 D D
Tame Hay 97 5581 14446
Wild Hay 74 3161 6062
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 4 160 168
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 8 4  
Head Cabbage 6 13  
Cantaloupes 3 1  
Cauliflower 1 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 12 5  
Eggplant 2 D  
Garlic 1 D  
Mustard Greens 1 D  
Okra 11 8  
Green Southern Peas/ Cowpeas 8 10  
Potatoes 11 9  
Pumpkins 3 28  
Squash 3 1  
Sweet Corn 7 29  
Tomatoes 6 3  
Turnips 4 6  
Watermelons 2 D  
Other Vegetables 4 2  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Blackberries 2 D  
Strawberries 1 D  
Pecans 2 D  
Grapes 2 D  
Peaches 1 D  
Plums 1 D  
Grapefruit 3 Z  
Other Citrus Fruit 3 D  
Lemons 2 D  
Oranges 10 34  
Tangerines 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 Stock 1 - D D
Floriculture Crops - - - -

 

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 175 9880 26931 tons, dry
Tame Hay 98 5939 18708 tons, dry
Wild Hay 93 D D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Head Cabbage 7 33  
Green Cowpeas 5 9  
Cucumbers and Pickles 5 3  
Mustard Greens 5 D  
Okra 7 13  
Sweet Corn 6 52  
Tomatoes 3 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 4 6 D
Peaches 6 6 151 trees
Plums and Prunes 3 2 75
Oranges 7 D D
Pecans 5 8 186 in shell
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Sugarcane for Seed 48 2232 69664 tons
Sugarcane for Sugar 58 30053 927086 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 4 D 5 D
Floriculture Crops 4 D D D
Foliage Plants 3 D 2 14

*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 26, 2012

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