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Forsyth

Total population (2010 census): 350,670
Total population (1990 census): 265,878
County seat: Winston-Salem

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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 59 4379 283582
Sorghum - - -
Wheat 13 443 16958
Barley 3 120 600
Canola      
Oats 9 53 1660
Rye 7 93 2312
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 37 3942 70330 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 292 7133 10255
Alfalfa Hay 23 358 659
Small Grain Hay 28 387 471
Tame Hay 259 5949 8570
Wild Hay 27 439 555
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 6 177 252
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 7 187 3738
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 Z  
Snap Beans 31 18  
Beets 3 1  
Head Cabbage 3 1  
Cantaloupes 23 17  
Cucumbers and Pickles 21 18  
Ginseng 1 D  
Okra 6 3  
Green Onions 3 D  
Green Peas 3 D  
Green Southern Peas 6 2  
Potatoes 22 17  
Pumpkins 7 4  
Squash 6 2  
Sweetpotatoes 7 3  
Sweet Corn 53 116  
Tomatoes 38 37  
Other Vegetables 6 3  
Watermelons 32 37  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
All Nuts 5 12  
Hazelnuts 2 D  
Pecans 3 D  
Apples 8 8  
Grapes 16 40  
Nectarines 4 D  
Peaches 9 10  
Pears 4 2  
Blackberries and Dewberries 5 4  
Tame Blueberries 13 21  
Strawberries 6 22  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 31 1802 3632846 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 7200 X 39000
Floriculture Crops 24 164236 13 1032272
Bedding/Garden Plants 18 86976 D 492127
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 4 - 7 23600
Foliage Plants 3 2860 - 14265
Potted Flowering Plants 8 74400 D 502280
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 4 X 16 NA
Nursery Stock 20 201008 222 5378051
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 2 D X 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.

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Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 78 2196 162867 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 3 13 287 bu
Wheat 60 1848 95746 bu
Barley 10 143 7710 bu
Canola 1 D D
Oats 27 275 18855 bu
Rye 5 147 3090 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 62 2823 83794 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 327 7206 12176 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 41 430 1105 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 24 468 614 tons, dry
Tame Hay 273 5481 9692 tons, dry
Wild Hay 44 683 587 tons dry
Grass Silage 7 144 536 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 9 1030 12544 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 9 3  
Cantaloups 8 6  
Cucumbers and Pickles 4 4  
Mustard Greens 3 2  
Sweet Peppers 3 D  
Potatoes 13 59 4528 cwt
Sweetpotatoes 6 7 1270 bu
Pumpkins 10 36  
Sweet Corn 27 59  
Tomatoes 7 4  
Turnip Greens 5 3  
Watermelons 21 16  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 8 17 1135 trees
Grapes 6 88 D
Peaches 4 8 D
Pears 3 1 36 trees
Blackberries 4 1 910 lbs
Tame Blueberries 10 9 6420 lbs
Strawberries 4 13 47620 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 123 2764 5347288 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 48 380021 283 2668
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 18 X 59 X
Floriculture Crops 22 221835 8 721
Bedding/Garden Plants 21 128451 4 520
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 4 D D 8
Foliage Plants 5 21192 D 58
Potted Flowering Plants 7 72192 D 135
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 8 X 33 69
Nursery Crops 20 D 179 1844
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 4 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 20, 2012

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