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Rutherford

Total population (2010 census): 67810
Total population (1990 census): 56919
County seat: Rutherfordton

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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 15 202 12412
Sorghum 6 120 6000
Wheat 8 257 7979
Barley 1 D D
Oats 2 D D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 20 803 6386 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 311 11458 D
Alfalfa Hay 12 268 D
Small Grain Hay 17 332 592
Tame Hay 269 10275 8605
Wild Hay 27 583 697
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 1 D D
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 1 D D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 14 7  
Cantaloupes 12 26  
Cucumbers and Pickles 13 6  
Green Peas 3 D  
Okra - -  
Sweet Peppers 3 1  
Potatoes 15 12  
Squash 3 4  
Sweet Corn 24 42  
Tomatoes 18 14  
Watermelons 16 72  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 3 D  
Cherries, Total 2 D  
Grapes 7 6  
Peaches 3 25  
Pears 2 D  
Blackberries and Dewberries 4 2  
Tame Blueberries 7 5  
Raspberries 4 D  
Strawberries 4 D  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Sorghum for Syrup 4 16 614 gal
Upland Cotton 2 D D
Tobacco - - -
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)
Cut Christmas Trees 3 X 5 NA
Greenhouse Crops 1 D X D
Floriculture Crops 3 D D 17000
Bedding/Garden Plants 2 D D D
Nursery Stock 7 12126 16 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 36 633 49952 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 5 54 1280 bu
Wheat 11 241 11232 bu
Barley 5 121 5385 bu
Oats 5 33 2355 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 22 705 15226 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 315 10419 17130 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 17 284 576 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 21 239 404 tons, dry
Tame Hay 277 9083 15104 tons, dry
Wild Hay 24 579 836 tons dry
Grass Silage 7 234 628 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 10 456 6135 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Cantaloups 6 11  
Cucumbers and Pickles 3 3  
Okra 3 2  
Potatoes 3 6 160 cwt
Sweetpotatoes 7 16 1392 bu
Pumpkins 9 77  
Sweet Corn 9 27  
Tomatoes 4 7  
Watermelons 6 15  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 7 5 140 trees
Cherries, Total 3 D 16 trees
Grapes 4 1 255 trees
Peaches 8 31 2745 trees
Pears 4 2 21 trees
Strawberries 3 3 1600 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 3 341 365 bales
Tobacco 9 24 36616 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 12 27174 21 441
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 4 X 9 X
Floriculture Crops 6 14798 D 78
Bedding/Garden Plants 4 3248 2 37
Nursery Crops 5 D 11 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 24, 2012

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