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Massachusetts CropMAP

Total population (1990 census): 6,016,425
State Capital: Boston

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For CropSELECT see county pages.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn bu
Sweet Corn for Seed
Sorghum for Grain or Seed bu
Sorghum for Sirup lbs
Wheat bu
Durum Wheat for Grain bu
Other Spring Wheat bu
Winter Wheat for Grain bu
Barley bu
Buckwheat bu
Canola lbs
Other Rapeseed bu
Emmer and Spelt bu
Flaxseed bu
Mustard Seed lbs
Oats bu
Popcorn lbs shelled
Proso Millet bu
Rice cwt
Rye bu
Safflower lbs
Sunflower Seed lbs
Triticale bu
Wild Rice lbs
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans bu
Dry Edible Beans cwt
Dry Lima Beans cwt
Dry Edible Peas lbs
Lentils lbs
Dry Cowpeas and Dry Southern Peas bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops X
Alfalfa Seed lbs
Austrian Winter Peas
Bahia Grass Seed lbs
Bentgrass Seed lbs
Bermuda Grass Seed lbs
Bromegrass Seed lbs
Crimson Clover Seed lbs
Fescue Seed lbs
Foxtail Millet Seed lbs
Kentucky Bluegrass Seed
Ladino Clover Seed lbs
Lespedeza Seed lbs
Orchardgrass Seed lbs
Red Clover Seed lbs
Redtop Seed lbs
Ryegrass Seed lbs
Sudangrass Seed lbs
Sugar Beets for Seed
Sugarcane for Seed tons
Sweetclover Seed lbs
Timothy Seed lbs
Vetch Seed lbs
Wheatgrass Seed lbs
White Clover Seeds lbs
Other Seeds lbs
Total Hay* tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay tons, dry
Small Grain Hay tons, dry
Tame Hay tons, dry
Wild Hay tons dry
Grass Silage tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop tons, grn
Corn Cut for Dry Fodder 1 D X
Sorghum Cut for Dry Forage or Hay
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop tons, grn
Sorghum Hogged or Grazed
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 51 103  
Green Lima Beans 5 D  
Snap Beans 183 352  
Beets 68 39  
Sugar Beets for Sugar tons
Broccoli 85 63  
Brussels Sprouts 16 5  
Chinese Cabbage 13 11  
Head Cabbage 122 368  
Cantaloups 80 60  
Carrots 78 98  
Cauliflower 34 25  
Celery 9 7  
Chicory 5 4  
Collards 15 47  
Cucumbers and Pickles 218 1240  
Eggplant 85 93  
Endive 4 D  
Escarole 6 14  
Garlic 31 11  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 51 26  
Honeydew Melons 10 6  
Kale 18 48  
Lettuce and Romaine 110 238  
Mustard Greens 6 2  
Dry Onions 49 39  
Green Onions 36 16  
Okra 3 1  
Parsley 13 6  
Green Peas 71 62  
Hot Peppers 61 191  
Sweet Peppers 248 471  
Potatoes cwt
Sweetpotatoes bu
Pumpkins 417 2271  
Radishes 21 27  
Rhubarb 21 26  
Spinach 22 8  
Squash 424 2187  
Sweet Corn 500 6800  
Tomatoes 388 422  
Turnips 20 36  
Turnip Greens 1 D  
Mixed Vegetables 80 380  
Watercress 1 D  
Watermelons 21 12  
Other Vegetables 77 205  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 388 5795 579004 trees
Apricots 5 D 18 trees
Cherries, Total 44 38 978 trees
Sweet Cherries 40 26 724 trees
Tart Cherries 30 12 254 trees
Grapes 81 189 120350 trees
Nectarines 6 6 520 trees
Peaches 154 378 41560 trees
Pears 73 113 8836 trees
Plums and Prunes 15 15 656
Peanuts lbs
Other Fruits and Nuts 12 6 289
Other Nuts 1 D D
Blackberries 8 2 1981 lbs
Tame Blueberries 215 469 945054 lbs
Wild Blueberries 23 278 162966 lbs
Cranberries 542 13732 2039538 cwt
Currants 542 13732 2039538 lbs
Raspberries 137 136 178668 lbs
Strawberries 212 425 1564481 lbs
Other Berries 1 D D
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton bales
Ginger Root lbs
Herbs, Total
Herbs, Dried
Hops lbs
Jojoba Harvested lbs
Lotus Root lbs
Maple Trees Tapped 214 1790 182909
Mint for Oil lbs
Pineapples Harvested tons
Pineapples Not Harvested X
Ginseng 1 D D
Sugarcane for Sugar tons
Taro lbs
Tobacco lbs
Other 16 83 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 1375 12441420 6891 128192
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 354 X 1624 X
Floriculture Crops 760 11082491 706 85213
Bedding and Garden Plants 634 6357534 470 53145
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 130 1079546 155 6309
Foliage Plants 50 516540 11 2802
Potted Flowering Plants 234 3128871 71 22958
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 20 85420 30 D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 380 X 142 2239
Mushrooms 3 D X D
Nursery Crops 208 409906 2174 31013
Sod Harvested 7 X 591 1410
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 28 D 16 105
Greenhouse Vegetables 97 733343 X 3434
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 493 65450 3233 2346

*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.