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Worcester

Total population (2010 census): 798,552
Total population (1990 census): 709,705
County seat: Worcester

Extension office

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)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Wheat 1 D D
Maize=Corn - - -
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 593 19997 40647 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 64 1753 4736 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 25 1050 2481 tons, dry
Tame Hay 410 14042 26367 tons, dry
Wild Hay 156 3152 7063 tons dry
Corn for Silage 52 2132 38730 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 6 5  
Snap Beans 51 48  
Beets 16 8  
Broccoli 20 15  
Head Cabbage 17 14  
Cantaloupes 10 9  
Carrots 12 6  
Cauliflower 4 4  
Cucumbers and Pickles 40 29  
Eggplant 17 10  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 4 2  
Lettuce and Romaine 16 19  
Dry Onions 7 3  
Garlic 7 1  
Green Onions 4 1  
Chinese Peas 9 2  
Green Peas 9 6  
Hot Peppers 30 13  
Sweet Peppers 53 42  
Potatoes 32 13  
Pumpkins 101 361  
Radishes 2 D  
Rhubarb 6 1  
Spinach 9 2  
Squash 52 118  
Sweet Corn 67 723  
Tomatoes 96 104  
Other Vegetables 33 74  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 111 1981  
Apricots 9 6  
Watermelons 5 4  
Cherries, Total 25 9  
Sweet Cherries 15 6  
Tart Cherries 10 3  
Grapes 18 19  
Nectarines 20 29  
Peaches 71 184  
Pears 41 129  
Plums and Prunes 25 13  
All Nuts 11 7  
Blackberries/Dewberries 14 5  
Tame Blueberries 77 207  
Currants 5 D  
Wild Blueberries 11 11  
Raspberries 54 42  
Strawberries 33 37  
Other Crops Farms Taps Yield
Maple Trees Tapped      
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 101 1023239 46 8814503
Bedding and Garden Plants 89 716456 25 5748612
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 12 D 16 69720
Foliage Plants 7 9900 - 99500
Potted Flowering Plants 29 272818 6 2889411
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 2 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 105 X 852 NA
Nursery Crops 23 D 377 13903961
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 1 D - D
Greenhouse Vegetables 22 49604 X 386559

*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 8 127 14510 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 523 24286 43123 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 140 3486 7983 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 14 206 184 tons, dry
Tame Hay 369 14301 26483 tons, dry
Wild Hay 95 2274 2142 tons dry
Grass Silage 62 4019 18995 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 85 4381 81000 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 1  
Snap Beans 32 85  
Beets 7 4  
Broccoli 15 11  
Head Cabbage 20 16  
Cantaloupes 19 18  
Carrots 10 7  
Cauliflower 8 4  
Cucumbers and Pickles 37 36  
Eggplant 10 6  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 6 2  
Lettuce and Romaine 19 10  
Dry Onions 8 4  
Green Onions 6 1  
Green Peas 11 8  
Hot Peppers 10 3  
Sweet Peppers 32 27  
Potatoes 10 9 1549 cwt
Pumpkins 82 414  
Radishes 5 1  
Rhubarb 4 1  
Spinach 4 1  
Squash 65 136  
Sweet Corn 90 1116  
Tomatoes 64 71  
Mixed Vegetables 17 72  
Other Vegetables 11 35  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 105 2627 258287 trees
Cherries, Total 9 2 45 trees
Sweet Cherries 8 1 29 trees
Tart Cherries 4 1 16 trees
Grapes 20 28 9994 vines
Nectarines 3 3 300 trees
Peaches 46 132 14774 trees
Pears 19 34 2736 trees
Plums and Prunes 7 5 269 trees
Other Nuts 1 D D
Tame Blueberries 44 65 129875 lbs
Wild Blueberries 5 24 D
Raspberries 39 31 58103 lbs
Strawberries 37 50 202258 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 21 61 7792
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 229 1406544 1173 17335
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 52 X 206 X
Floriculture Crops 128 1193680 80 7195
Bedding and Garden Plants 119 777092 53 4332
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 15 27800 14 198
Foliage Plants 14 52600 D 390
Potted Flowering Plants 39 336188 D 2275
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 6 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 69 X 31 514
Nursery Crops 24 D 414 D
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 6 5730 D 12
Greenhouse Vegetables 14 43574 X 156
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 83 D 634 207

*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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