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Cherokee

Total population (2010 census): 27444
Total population (1990 census): 20170
County seat: Murphy

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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)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 6 411 44625 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 118 3775 D
Alfalfa Hay 1 D D
Small Grain Hay 3 D 156
Tame Hay 103 3342 6716
Wild Hay 16 358 245
All Haylage, Grass Silage, Greenchop 4 57 D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 11 6  
Cantaloupes 3 6  
Cucumbers and Pickles 7 6  
Potatoes 7 10  
Tomatoes 8 12  
Watermelons 6 D  
Sweet Corn 9 9  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Tame Blueberries 5 3  
Raspberries 2 D  
Strawberries 4 4  
Sweet Cherries 3 D  
Apples 10 9  
Grapes 4 D  
Peaches 4 1  
Pears 3 Z  
Plums and Prunes 3 D  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 16 81 107516 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 1 D X D
Floriculture Crops 4 40000 D 682048
Bedding/Garden Plants 3 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 5 X 12 NA
Nursery Stock 8 - 30 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.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 29 618 56434 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 119 3050 5601 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 5 D D
Tame Hay 100 2549 4821 tons, dry
Wild Hay 9 229 383 tons dry
Grass Silage 6 90 236 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Sweet Corn 4 6  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 5 20 935 trees
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 16 81 107516 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 38672 96 842
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 7 X 36 X
Floriculture Crops 6 24948 D D
Bedding/Garden Plants 5 D D 86
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 7 X 26 27
Nursery Crops 13 D 47 351
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 5 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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