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Alamance

Total population (2010 census): 151131
Total population (1990 census): 108213
County seat: Graham

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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 62 3859 268472
Sorghum 7 200 6500
Wheat 49 2427 110666
Barley 8 230 14300
Rye 3 40 572
Oats 8 122 5220
Grain Legumes and Grass Seed Farms Acres Yield
Buckwheat 1 D D
Fescue Seed 1 D D
Soybeans for Beans 47 2944 37239 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 344 15575 23850
Alfalfa Hay 19 231 489
Small Grain Hay 47 1570 3005
Tame Hay 310 13440 20013
Wild Hay 15 334 343
All Haylage, Grass Silage, Greenchop 11 331 1058
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 10 1073 6725
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop 8 295 2050
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Green Lima Beans 5 2  
Snap Beans 19 8  
Beets 4 1  
Head Cabbage 5 2  
Cantaloupes 30 16  
Collards 5 2  
Cucumbers and Pickles 20 7  
Garlic 6 1  
Eggplant 3 Z  
All Lettuce 11 3  
Okra 7 1  
Green Southern Peas 3 1  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 6 1  
Hot Peppers 6 1  
Sweet Peppers 14 6  
Potatoes 22 6  
Pumpkins 5 53  
Squash 6 2  
Sweet Corn 35 58  
Sweet Potatoes 8 4  
Tomatoes 47 29  
Turnips 3 Z  
Other Vegetables 8 16  
Watermelons 28 21  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
All Nuts 5 11  
Almonds 2 D  
Apples 11 14  
Tame Blueberries 10 11  
Cherries 4 D  
Grapes 14 15  
Peaches 6 6  
Strawberries 5 D  
Pecans 5 D  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 37 1605 2346302 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)
Greenhouse Crops 4 D X D
Floriculture Crops 10 113852 4 541886
Bedding/Garden Plants 5 D D D
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 4 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 1 - D D
Nursery Stock 4 D 4 80433

*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 89 3357 242273 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 3 74 4100 bu
Wheat 68 2645 123784 bu
Barley 6 193 11250 bu
Oats 35 561 29010 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 63 2910 68109 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 6 138 X
Total Hay* 422 14682 24801 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 19 426 1030 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 76 1080 1399 tons, dry
Tame Hay 353 12142 20654 tons, dry
Wild Hay 31 740 1098 tons dry
Grass Silage 13 294 1860 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 21 1716 24200 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 9 6  
Cantaloups 4 4  
Cucumbers and Pickles 4 1  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 3 D  
Hot Peppers 3 Z  
Sweet Peppers 4 1  
Potatoes 3 D D
Pumpkins 3 6  
Squash 3 1  
Sweet Corn 12 24  
Tomatoes 16 18  
Turnip Greens 4 4  
Watermelons 5 4  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 8 5 290 trees
Grapes 5 1 137 trees
Peaches 8 7 324 trees
Pecans 10 35 498 in shell
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Herbs, Total 3 D X
Tobacco 124 3137 6580486 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 26 146588 16 552
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 10 X 12 X
Floriculture Crops 22 D 7 509
Bedding/Garden Plants 14 89588 D 433
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 5 D 4 D
Potted Flowering Plants 5 45300 D 43
Nursery Crops 6 D D 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: April 19, 2012

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