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Washington

Total population (2010 census): 147,430
Total population (1990 census): 121,393
County seat: Hagerstown

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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 172 14025 1107075
Sorghum 4 380 11300
Wheat 114 6865 418242
Barley 100 2325 187121
Emmer and Spelt 3 D D
Oats 10 171 9129
Rye 1 D D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 130 10348 305057 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops - - -
Red Clover Seed - - -
Total Hay* 487 19471 49336 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 178 5682 17664 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 75 1926 5415 tons, dry
Tame Hay 346 11202 25137 tons, dry
Wild Hay 57 661 1120 tons, dry
Haylage, Grass Silage, Greenchop 153 9184 65402 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 182 13735 158963 tons
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop 15 529 4740 tons
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 8 3  
Green Lima Beans - -  
Snap Beans 17 7  
Beets 3 Z  
Broccoli - -  
Cantaloupes 24 30  
Cauliflower NA NA  
Cucumbers and Pickles 16 9  
All Lettuce 10 4  
Dry Onions 6 3  
Green Peas 1 D  
Sweet Peppers 8 5  
Hot Peppers 4 1  
Potatoes 24 20  
Pumpkins 13 142  
Rhubarb 2 D  
Spinach 2 D  
Squash 16 7  
Sweet Corn 29 242  
Sweet Potatoes 3 Z  
Tomatoes 25 33  
Turnips 3 Z  
Watermelons 16 13  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 25 1411  
Sweet Cherries 9 9  
Tart Cherries 3 D  
Grapes 8 10  
Nectarines 4 8  
Peaches 18 286  
Pears 6 11  
Persimmons 2 D  
Plums and Prunes 4 D  
All Nuts 6 3  
Chestnuts 2 D  
English Walnuts 2 D  
Other Nuts 2 D  
Blackberries and Dewberries 11 11  
Tame Blueberries 21 13  
Raspberries 17 9  
Strawberries 16 16  
Other Berries 6 2  
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)
Greenhouse Crops 6 15012 X 114852
Floriculture Crops 20 154102 3 1509222
Bedding and Garden Plants 19 107534 D 1102236
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 4 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 7 35280 D 279272
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 10 X 99 NA
Nursery Stock 12 D 33 D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 3 D X 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 281 15821 1162460 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 3 57 3420 bu
Wheat 181 6264 334288 bu
Barley 170 5055 314190 bu
Oats 47 500 25193 bu
Rye 17 297 11637 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 187 11147 396135 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 4 64 X
Red Clover Seed 4 64 2160 lbs
Total Hay* 524 25120 50324 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 252 6749 16291 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 36 881 1399 tons, dry
Tame Hay 373 9888 18900 tons, dry
Wild Hay 26 897 874 tons dry
Grass Silage 145 6705 38572 tons, grn
Corn Cut for Dry Fodder 3 95 X
Corn for Silage 261 15573 156227 tons, grn
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 6 137 1207 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 6 7  
Green Lima Beans 4 D  
Snap Beans 9 6  
Broccoli 3 D  
Cantaloupes 8 24  
Cauliflower 3 D  
Green Peas 5 2  
Sweet Peppers 8 6  
Potatoes 7 14 1086 cwt
Pumpkins 10 42  
Spinach 5 2  
Squash 4 2  
Sweet Corn 26 135  
Tomatoes 13 19  
Watermelons 5 16  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 27 1431 166387 trees
Cherries, Total 8 10 597 trees
Sweet Cherries 7 9 524 trees
Tart Cherries 5 1 73 trees
Grapes 7 8 2775 vines
Nectarines 5 23 2381 trees
Peaches 22 262 26009 trees
Blackberries 4 2 1270 lbs
Tame Blueberries 6 9 14480 lbs
Raspberries 10 8 7470 lbs
Strawberries 15 18 89450 lbs
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 33 89212 142 1000
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 3 X D X
Floriculture Crops 21 81990 11 645
Bedding and Garden Plants 17 52200 D 485
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 5 D D 46
Potted Flowering Plants 5 D D 114
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 11 X 51 105
Nursery Crops 8 D 14 D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 7 D 66 7

*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 13, 2012

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