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Charles

Total population (2010 census): 146,551
Total population (1990 census): 101,154
County seat: La Plata

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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 73 7098 318309
Wheat 30 3400 177989
Barley 3 502 18068
Oats 4 13 260
Rye 3 81 D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 39 7826 145236 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops      
Total Hay* 170 4820 7646
Alfalfa Hay 26 492 864
Small Grain Hay 6 82 100
Tame Hay 141 3947 6475
Wild Hay 15 299 207
Haylage, Grass Silage, Greenchop 6 78 98
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 17 179 1323
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Green Lima Beans 1 D  
Snap Beans 11 9  
Beets 5 1  
Broccoli - -  
Cantaloupes 13 19  
Collards 4 6  
Cucumbers and Pickles 10 5  
Eggplant 3 D  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 3 1  
Kale 7 9  
Lettuce and Romaine NA NA  
Green Onions 1 D  
Okra 5 3  
Green Peas 4 1  
Hot Peppers 1 D  
Sweet Peppers 5 D  
Potatoes 7 25  
Pumpkins 6 35  
Radishes NA NA  
Squash 6 4  
Sweet Corn 21 104  
Sweet Potatoes 8 6  
Tomatoes 27 38  
Turnips 2 D  
Turnip Greens 3 1  
Other Vegetables 4 51  
Watermelons 19 36  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
All Nuts 5 D  
Chestnuts 2 D  
Pecans, Native and Seedling 2 D  
Apples 10 10  
Cherries 5 1  
Grapes 1 D  
Peaches 4 8  
Pears 4 D  
Blackberries and Dewberries 2 D  
Tame Blueberries 3 D  
Strawberries 1 D  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 9 49 90026 bu
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 4 - 3 D
Floriculture Crops 14 150158 8 735520
Bedding and Garden Plants 11 D D 559330
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 1 - D D
Foliage Plants, Indoor 2 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 3 D - 151000
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 5 X 26 NA
Sod Harvested 3 X 302 685000
Total Greenhouse Vegetables and Herb 8 19380 X 79800
Greenhouse Tomatoes 8 18480 X 72600
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 3 900 X 7200

*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 110 5859 534310 bu
Wheat 60 3442 191663 bu
Barley 4 156 7493 bu
Oats 11 89 4610 bu
Rye 11 120 3813 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 80 9313 264759 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 5 52 X
Total Hay* 167 4395 8087 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 32 700 2577 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 12 174 335 tons, dry
Tame Hay 148 3399 5003 tons, dry
Wild Hay 8 65 128 tons dry
Grass Silage 4 57 128 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 10 118 1068 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Green Lima Beans 4 1  
Snap Beans 7 4  
Beets 3 1  
Broccoli 4 2  
Cantaloupes 11 29  
Collards 4 Z  
Eggplant 5 2  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 3 1  
Kale 13 12  
Lettuce and Romaine 3 D  
Green Onions 3 Z  
Okra 4 1  
Green Peas 3 Z  
Hot Peppers 5 1  
Sweet Peppers 11 4  
Potatoes 6 9 967 cwt
Pumpkins 18 46  
Radishes 3 1  
Squash 12 8  
Sweet Corn 38 246  
Tomatoes 29 33  
Watermelons 12 16  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 15 28 2712 trees
Grapes 5 1 219 vines
Peaches 8 24 1579 trees
Pears 3 D D
Blackberries 6 1 514 lbs
Strawberries 6 4 13220 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 114 1550 2179044 bu
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 32 95384 108 802
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 9 X 11 X
Floriculture Crops 26 90920 14 531
Bedding and Garden Plants 19 60960 2 371
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 6 D 13 79
Potted Flowering Plants 3 19600 D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 3 X D 27
Greenhouse Vegetables 3 D X D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 5 D D 3

*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 12, 2012

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