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Dorchester

Total population (2010 census): 32618
Total population (1990 census): 30236
County seat: Cambridge

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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 133 33111 4083254
Sorghum 33 2395 119837
Wheat 75 15446 1002306
Barley 21 2118 152606
Rye 1 D D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Sunflower Seeds 2 D D
Soybeans for Beans 119 38043 1074318 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 35 1008 2302
Alfalfa Hay 8 D D
Tame Hay 28 782 1602
Haylage, Grass Silage, Greenchop - - -
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 2 D D
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 D  
Green Lima Beans 2 D  
Snap Beans 15 1049  
Cantaloupes 3 D  
Chinese Cabbage 2 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 9 1016  
Green Peas 12 837  
Sweet Peppers 1 D  
Hot Peppers 5 296  
Potatoes 7 2214  
Sweet Potatoes 3 D  
Pumpkins 5 11  
Squash 1 D  
Spinach 2 D  
Sweet Corn 25 2421  
Tomatoes 6 5  
Other Vegetables 2 D  
Watermelons 13 751  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Grapes 2 D  
Strawberries 4 11  
Apples NA NA  
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)
Sod Harvested 3 X 560 1180000
Nursery Stock 2 - D D
Greenhouse Crops 1 D X D
Floriculture Crops 6 5704 D D
Bedding and Garden Plants 6 5704 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.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 122 19014 2547349 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 74 6845 482963 bu
Wheat 132 18185 1180237 bu
Barley 61 5564 404462 bu
Rye 6 278 8195 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 197 57877 1917424 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 21 379 1415 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 13 128 489 tons, dry
Tame Hay 8 222 907 tons, dry
Grass Silage 1 D D
Corn for Silage 1 D D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 29 1415  
Cantaloupes 8 35  
Cucumbers and Pickles 9 1335  
Green Peas 14 1180  
Sweet Peppers 4 D  
Potatoes 11 1082 210124 cwt
Sweetpotatoes 4 15 1816 bu
Pumpkins 8 44  
Squash 8 27  
Sweet Corn 40 2934  
Tomatoes 13 217  
Watermelons 36 865  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 5 24 2530 trees
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 8 D D D
Floriculture Crops 4 4000 D 17
Bedding and Garden Plants 4 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: April 12, 2012

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