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Mercer

Total population (2010 census): 366513
Total population (1990 census): 325824
County seat: Trenton

Extension office

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 26 3434 487324 bu
Wheat 2 D D
Oats 1 D D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 14 4040 163614 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 52 2063 3053 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 10 131 265 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay - - -
Tame Hay 38 1819 2707 tons, dry
Wild Hay 7 113 81 tons, dry
Corn for Silage 3 D D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 4 4  
Snap Beans 15 12  
Broccoli 2 D  
Head Cabbage 3 D  
Cantaloupes 5 15  
Cauliflower 2 D  
Collards 2 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 9 7  
Eggplant 9 8  
Lettuce and Romaine 4 10  
Dry Onions - -  
Parsley - -  
Green Peas 1 D  
Hot Peppers 5 6  
Sweet Peppers 17 12  
Potatoes 4 6  
Pumpkins 30 119  
Squash 8 8  
Sweet Corn 20 310  
Tomatoes 22 37  
Watermelons 2 D  
Other Vegetables 8 33  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 16 48  
Sweet Cherries 6 D  
Grapes 9 81  
Peaches 6 15  
Pears 11 9  
Tame Blueberries 7 4  
Raspberries 8 8  
Strawberries 11 23  
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 32 413964 174 3805130
Bedding and Garden Plants 21 299314 48 2919633
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 13 D 111 D
Potted Flowering Plants 7 106250 D 494889
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 48 X 248 NA
Nursery Crops 45 D 698 3863098
Greenhouse Vegetables 4 11632 X 89740
Vegetables and Plant Seeds 4 23140 - 10015

*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 40 5123 570083 bu
Wheat 15 959 49904 bu
Oats 5 38 1661 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 38 9334 315525 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 70 2123 4083 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 10 153 553 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 5 525 1046 tons, dry
Tame Hay 52 1266 2310 tons, dry
Wild Hay 14 D D
Corn for Silage 4 D D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 5 4  
Snap Beans 11 35  
Broccoli 4 11  
Head Cabbage 4 7  
Cantaloupes 9 29  
Cauliflower 3 D  
Collards 4 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 9 11  
Eggplant 9 12  
Lettuce and Romaine 3 D  
Dry Onions 3 2  
Parsley 3 D  
Green Peas 4 12  
Hot Peppers 3 D  
Sweet Peppers 18 63  
Potatoes 5 7 1700 cwt
Pumpkins 31 232  
Squash 11 D  
Sweet Corn 33 412  
Tomatoes 27 71  
Watermelons 4 4  
Other Vegetables 5 11  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 20 80 3125 trees
Cherries, Total 4 2 114 trees
Sweet Cherries 4 D D
Grapes 3 D D
Peaches 6 42 D
Pears 5 3 195 trees
Other Fruits and Nuts 3 1 D
Tame Blueberries 3 D D
Raspberries 3 D D
Strawberries 13 35 117725 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 109 577125 1082 5519
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 35 X 245 X
Floriculture Crops 37 545178 D 3807
Bedding and Garden Plants 28 458792 42 2738
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 7 D 19 124
Potted Flowering Plants 10 D D 945
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 39 X 201 197
Nursery Crops 43 D 562 1448
Greenhouse Vegetables 3 13780 X D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 13 D 200 11

*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: March 09, 2012

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