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Watauga

Total population (2010 census): 51079
Total population (1990 census): 36952
County seat: Boone

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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)
Corn 11 32 2655
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 264 5193 8872
Alfalfa Hay 26 286 682
Small Grain Hay 7 79 164
Tame Hay 224 4371 7472
Wild Hay 30 457 554
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 8 116 150
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 4 46 D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 2  
Snap Beans 11 6  
Head Cabbage 1 D  
Cantaloupes 3 Z  
Cucumbers and Pickles 7 1  
Kale 2 D  
All Lettuce 3 1  
Potatoes 23 33  
Pumpkins 8 4  
Squash 5 1  
Sweet Corn 12 5  
Tomatoes 16 5  
Other Vegetables 8 13  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 24 45  
Grapes 6 1  
Peaches 5 2  
Pears 2 D  
Blackberries and Dewberries 5 D  
Raspberries 4 D  
Tame Blueberries 5 3  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Dried Herbs 2 D D
Sorghum for Syrup 1 D D
Tobacco 11 24 44000 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)
Floriculture Crops 6 5000 7 73205
Bedding/Garden Plants 5 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 106 X 2795 NA
Nursery Stock 39 D 159 D
Greenhouse Vegetables 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.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 300 5363 10505 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 43 331 539 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 15 D D
Tame Hay 235 4162 8083 tons, dry
Wild Hay 41 750 1632 tons dry
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 15 130 2897 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 3 1  
Head Cabbage 4 13  
Potatoes 28 27 3290 cwt
Tomatoes 4 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 13 67 3350 trees
Tame Blueberries 4 3 1850 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 237 657 1221390 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 173 32400 2216 4492
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 14 X 34 X
Floriculture Crops 12 21400 D 61
Bedding/Garden Plants 11 14700 3 44
Foliage Plants 3 D D 8
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 130 X 1500 4064
Nursery Crops 18 D 62 206
Greenhouse Vegetables 3 11000 X D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 47 D 649 126

*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 25, 2012

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