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Rapides

Total population (2010 census): 131613
Total population (1990 census): 131556
County seat: Alexandria

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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 29 10464 1652522
Sorghum 32 11020 1024819
Wheat 9 2285 121959
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Upland Cotton 25 12857 22535 bales
Rice 13 6949 386503 cwt
Dry Southern Peas 1 D D
Soybeans for Beans 40 15534 658527 bu
Sugarcane for Seed 8 148 4589 tons
Sugarcane for Sugar 12 9424 336129 tons
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 302 14360 36015
Alfalfa Hay 3 165 280
Small Grain Hay 10 208 629
Tame Hay 233 10456 27142
Wild Hay 76 3531 7964
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 13 505 2346
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 1 D  
Beets 1 D  
Broccoli 1 D  
Head Cabbage 1 D  
Cantaloupes 5 5  
Cucumbers and Pickles 3 1  
Eggplant 2 D  
Garlic 2 D  
Mustard Greens 5 4  
Okra 9 9  
Green Onions 1 D  
Green Peas 1 D  
Green Southern Peas/ Cowpeas 3 4  
Sweet Peppers 2 D  
Potatoes 1 D  
Squash 6 15  
Sweet Corn 7 34  
Sweet Potatoes 2 D  
Tomatoes 6 11  
Turnips 2 D  
Watermelons 9 130  
Other Vegetables 5 4  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Pecans 45 938  
Grapes 2 D  
Peaches 5 9  
Pears 3 D  
Plums and Prunes 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)
Cuttings, Seedlings, Liners, and Plugs 11 D 10 D
Nursery Stock 118 1758151 1638 32957367
Potted Flowering Plants 6 96400 D D
Foliage Plants 5 D D D
Floriculture Crops 20 773172 184 D
Bedding and Garden Plants 13 419272 D 2914251

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 60 11775 1661488 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 15 3086 243418 bu
Wheat 9 802 31768 bu
Rice 9 5415 228743 cwt
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 122 38712 1416370 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 262 11078 26057 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 7 105 101 tons, dry
Tame Hay 190 8020 20046 tons, dry
Wild Hay 73 2688 5705 tons dry
Grass Silage 6 265 614 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Head Cabbage 3 D  
Mustard Greens 4 D  
Okra 4 4  
Sweet Corn 6 106  
Watermelons 3 5  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 3 Z 32 trees
Peaches 4 4 98 trees
Pecans 25 870 31642 in shell
Other Fruits and Nuts 4 D D
Blackberries 3 D D
Tame Blueberries 4 5 6500 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 58 14972 26183 bales
Sugarcane for Seed 8 459 16716 tons
Sugarcane for Sugar 12 5168 184538 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 123 1358475 1284 19478
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 81 X 1039 X
Floriculture Crops 37 328596 186 3732
Bedding and Garden Plants 17 170868 79 1409
Foliage Plants 12 127400 34 1354
Potted Flowering Plants 11 30328 D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 3 X 20 D
Nursery Crops 87 895011 1053 14807
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 9 D D 883

*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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