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Franklin

Total population (2010 census): 71,372
Total population (1990 census): 70092
County seat: Greenfield

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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)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Wheat 3 8 D
Maize=Corn 13 321 D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 1 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Ryegrass Seed NA    
Timothy Seed NA    
Total Hay* 285 9508 17823 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 37 1432 3634 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 12 579 563 tons, dry
Tame Hay 200 6441 12231 tons, dry
Wild Hay 61 1056 1395 tons dry
Corn for Silage 49 3510 72114 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 13 23  
Snap Beans 27 48  
Beets 10 2  
Broccoli 4 1  
Brussels Sprouts 2 D  
Chinese Cabbage 1 D  
Head Cabbage 13 56  
Cantaloupes 4 2  
Carrots 10 11  
Cauliflower 1 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 17 36  
Eggplant 4 3  
Garlic 5 1  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 4 6  
Kale 5 D  
Lettuce and Romaine 13 54  
Dry Onions 5 D  
Green Onions 1 D  
Green Peas 2 D  
Hot Peppers 14 D  
Sweet Peppers 28 35  
Potatoes 25 941  
Rhubarb 5 10  
Pumpkins 49 181  
Squash 38 346  
Sweet Corn 40 656  
Tomatoes 51 37  
Watermelons 4 2  
Other Vegetables 27 124  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 36 507  
Cherries, Total 3 D  
Sweet Cherries 2 D  
Tart Cherries 1 D  
Grapes 4 D  
Peaches 16 40  
Pears 8 8  
Plums/Prunes 4 D  
Tame Blueberries 27 D  
Wild Blueberries 3 D  
Raspberries 30 27  
Strawberries 17 45  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 98 NA 20259
Tobacco 13 311 555885
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)
Floriculture Crops 57 572512 133 8134375
Bedding and Garden Plants 43 398648 94 6331649
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 19 D 28 D
Potted Flowering Plants 11 D D 1572814
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 30 X 228 NA
Nursery Crops 13 D 497 5484528
Greenhouse Vegetables 9 D X 92850

*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 12 663 68524 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 1 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Ryegrass Seed 1 D D
Timothy Seed 1 D D
Total Hay* 286 14018 24519 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 62 1756 3664 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 8 100 130 tons, dry
Tame Hay 207 8116 14368 tons, dry
Wild Hay 54 1097 1433 tons dry
Grass Silage 51 2949 14776 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 76 4297 92219 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 12 21  
Snap Beans 9 3  
Beets 7 11  
Broccoli 7 4  
Brussels Sprouts 3 D  
Chinese Cabbage 4 8  
Head Cabbage 12 41  
Cantaloupes 10 6  
Carrots 4 D  
Cauliflower 4 6  
Cucumbers and Pickles 24 360  
Eggplant 3 12  
Garlic 5 1  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 7 4  
Kale 5 D  
Lettuce and Romaine 9 39  
Dry Onions 6 5  
Green Onions 3 3  
Green Peas 3 D  
Hot Peppers 5 D  
Sweet Peppers 11 52  
Potatoes 17 888 248760 cwt
Pumpkins 33 119  
Squash 31 144  
Sweet Corn 36 359  
Tomatoes 16 14  
Mixed Vegetables 4 17  
Watermelons 4 3  
Other Vegetables 9 63  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 40 540 63283 trees
Cherries, Total 5 D 236 trees
Sweet Cherries 3 D D
Tart Cherries 5 2 D
Grapes 5 1 98 vines
Peaches 12 38 4617 trees
Pears 6 5 366 trees
Other Fruits and Nuts 3 1 27
Tame Blueberries 14 30 38478 lbs
Wild Blueberries 7 162 111573 lbs
Raspberries 8 13 17475 lbs
Strawberries 14 27 198622 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Ginseng 1 D D
Maple Trees Tapped 84 990 96836
Tobacco 17 D D
Other 4 D 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 114 634830 1260 8759
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 26 X 534 X
Floriculture Crops 54 551418 127 4595
Bedding and Garden Plants 45 361260 113 3659
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 12 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 9 167220 D 805
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 42 X 35 356
Nursery Crops 15 D 334 2435
Greenhouse Vegetables 9 D X 84
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 54 D 387 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: March 01, 2012

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