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Maryland CropMAP

Total population (1990 census): 4,781,468
State Capital: Annapolis

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For CropSELECT see county pages.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 3554 405451 36823284 bu
Sweet Corn for Seed 3 170 374000
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 239 14600 925077 bu
Wheat 2339 199351 12711370 bu
Barley 972 47405 3489722 bu
Buckwheat 10 166 3155 bu
Canola 2 D D
Oats 460 5611 302370 bu
Rye 155 3064 88042 bu
Sunflower Seed 7 24 22235 lbs
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 3226 509683 15171466 bu
Dry Edible Beans 13 988 11733 cwt
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 27 362 X
Alfalfa Seed 2 D D
Orchardgrass Seed 2 D D
Red Clover Seed 12 145 6208 lbs
Timothy Seed 7 115 19178 lbs
Other Seeds 1 D D
Total Hay* 5223 223014 450781 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 1956 54137 138627 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 350 7150 D
Tame Hay 3794 120370 225563 tons, dry
Wild Hay 404 8875 11212 tons dry
Grass Silage 691 32482 D
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 1404 93117 865641 tons, grn
Corn Cut for Dry Fodder 8 111 X
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 53 1124 7911 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 62 144  
Green Lima Beans 74 1888  
Snap Beans 207 4462  
Beets 51 52  
Broccoli 60 63  
Brussels Sprouts 5 1  
Chinese Cabbage 12 12  
Head Cabbage 72 276  
Cantaloups 236 995  
Carrots 13 D  
Cauliflower 23 31  
Celery 3 1  
Collards 3 1  
Cucumbers and Pickles 133 2910  
Eggplant 62 69  
Escarole 1 D  
Garlic 18 9  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 33 21  
Honeydew Melons 9 6  
Kale 97 567  
Lettuce and Romaine 45 40  
Mustard Greens 30 158  
Dry Onions 17 3  
Green Onions 33 17  
Okra 37 32  
Parsley 12 5  
Green Peas 85 3130  
Hot Peppers 55 29  
Sweet Peppers 179 238  
Potatoes 126 2219 523810 cwt
Sweetpotatoes 31 114 15531 bu
Pumpkins 261 1690  
Radishes 19 15  
Rhubarb 11 2  
Spinach 49 966  
Squash 181 1009  
Sweet Corn 550 11332  
Tomatoes 384 1969  
Turnips 52 48  
Turnip Greens 15 88  
Mixed Vegetables 19 126  
Watermelons 250 2764  
Other Vegetables 41 235  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 310 3221 401709 trees
Apricots 11 3 123 trees
Cherries, Total 93 146 11029 trees
Sweet Cherries 65 91 7773 trees
Tart Cherries 62 54 3256 trees
Grapes 138 292 160394 trees
Nectarines 26 61 7357 trees
Peaches 203 1328 146304 trees
Pears 62 101 7052 trees
Plums and Prunes 37 27 2181
Pecans 3 D 11 in shell
English Walnuts 6 3 70 in shell
Other Fruits and Nuts 25 40 1985
Other Nuts 2 D D
Blackberries 71 41 60293 lbs
Tame Blueberries 61 77 170978 lbs
Raspberries 62 54 69023 lbs
Strawberries 180 369 1409797 lbs
Other Berries 5 3 D
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Ginseng 2 D D
Maple Trees Tapped 17 571 19770
Tobacco 711 7939 11987083 lbs
Other 19 347 X
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 1009 8136526 15353 120007
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 284 X 5327 X
Floriculture Crops 433 6001399 596 47739
Bedding and Garden Plants 323 3959161 306 32846
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 92 385819 138 2773
Foliage Plants 24 195330 5 1412
Potted Flowering Plants 115 1461089 147 10708
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 11 D 7 D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 292 X 1419 2485
Mushrooms 3 196827 X 2118
Nursery Crops 260 1421099 6570 52968
Sod Harvested 25 X 4048 8881
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 17 D 11 D
Greenhouse Vegetables 45 286096 X 1661
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 195 145440 2702 3585

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
D=Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
X=Not applicable.
Z=Less than half of the unit shown.