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Nebraska CropMAP

Total population (1990 census): 1,578,385
State Capital: Lincoln

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For CropSELECT see county pages.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 29149 8279499 1055193186 bu
Sweet Corn for Seed 4 256 624700
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 5965 720276 56264473 bu
Wheat 9826 1772069 61578806 bu
Barley 139 8674 411963 bu
Oats 2612 86955 5113274 bu
Popcorn 510 72844 269396712 lbs shelled
Proso Millet 435 81218 2582181 bu
Rye 306 11317 225897 bu
Safflower 3 D D
Sunflower Seed 384 50597 54934687 lbs
Triticale 6 425 11900 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 21072 3346701 131017170 bu
Dry Edible Beans 1129 171889 3483866 cwt
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 71 4506 X
Alfalfa Seed 30 1011 78375 lbs
Bromegrass Seed 8 127 7850 lbs
Red Clover Seed 11 129 13110 lbs
Sweetclover Seed 3 D D
Wheatgrass Seed 5 590 D
Other Seeds 9 2152 216282 lbs
Total Hay* 25215 2932880 6118280 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 19375 1206822 3759981 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 1865 66370 114473 tons, dry
Tame Hay 5953 325359 596637 tons, dry
Wild Hay 8215 1284668 1539549 tons dry
Grass Silage 903 49661 322908 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 4058 209587 3282555 tons, grn
Sorghum Cut for Dry Forage or Hay 163 8190 23332
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 905 26532 326231 tons, grn
Sorghum Hogged or Grazed 19 767 X
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 20 26  
Snap Beans 29 30  
Beets 11 2  
Sugar Beets for Sugar 367 60429 1032584 tons
Broccoli 6 4  
Head Cabbage 26 57  
Cantaloups 45 83  
Carrots 3 1  
Cucumbers and Pickles 33 14  
Eggplant 6 3  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 4 1  
Lettuce and Romaine 4 D  
Dry Onions 17 18  
Green Onions 6 4  
Okra 4 1  
Green Peas 7 D  
Hot Peppers 5 2  
Sweet Peppers 21 15  
Potatoes 93 24630 9370243 cwt
Pumpkins 92 672  
Radishes 8 6  
Rhubarb 6 1  
Spinach 6 3  
Squash 39 84  
Sweet Corn 161 1269  
Tomatoes 92 81  
Mixed Vegetables 10 D  
Watermelons 75 405  
Other Vegetables 12 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 95 601 49801 trees
Apricots 7 1 37 trees
Cherries, Total 15 41 4559 trees
Grapes 24 46 19556 trees
Peaches 20 D D
Pears 11 3 D
Plums and Prunes 7 1 33
Pecans 17 66 2011 in shell
Other Fruits and Nuts 29 98 6459
Other Nuts 6 23 D
Blackberries 2 D D
Raspberries 21 11 18675 lbs
Strawberries 16 25 46679 lbs
Other Berries 3 Z 400
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Other 35 1798 X
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 346 1700791 5311 21791
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 122 X 3520 X
Floriculture Crops 119 1397194 118 9971
Bedding and Garden Plants 111 1080354 116 8957
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 4 D D 28
Foliage Plants 10 D D 161
Potted Flowering Plants 34 266740 D 826
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 5 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 98 X 532 825
Nursery Crops 102 121800 1258 5013
Sod Harvested 30 X 2938 4832
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 5 D D 45
Greenhouse Vegetables 22 148438 X 840
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 47 D 391 245

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
D=Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
X=Not applicable.
Z=Less than half of the unit shown.