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Somerset

Total population (2010 census): 240279
Total population (1990 census): 240279
County seat: Somerville

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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)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 22 2378 261966 bu
Wheat 14 1179 51977 bu
Oats 4 157 6720 bu
Rye 4 133 1682 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 11 1345 55181 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 165 7957 13983 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 25 954 3329 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 19 706 935 tons, dry
Tame Hay 104 5149 8390 tons, dry
Wild Hay 37 1148 1329 tons, dry
Corn for Silage 7 382 5539 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 4 1  
Snap Beans 4 1  
Head Cabbage NA    
Cantaloupes 1 D  
Celery NA    
Cucumbers and Pickles 2 D  
Eggplant 1 D  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 1 D  
Horseradish 2 D  
Lettuce and Romaine 4 D  
Potatoes 3 5  
Sweet Peppers 8 3  
Pumpkins 9 41  
Rhubarb 2 D  
Squash 7 D  
Sweet Corn 12 48  
Tomatoes 16 15  
Other Vegetables 7 4  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 22 73  
Cherries, Total 4 D  
Grapes 8 D  
Peaches 10 22  
All Nuts 4 14  
Pears 8 6  
Blackberries/Dewberries 6 2  
Tame Blueberries 5 D  
Raspberries 11 8  
Strawberries 3 1  
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 1 D X D
Floriculture Crops 29 366011 28 4502987
Bedding and Garden Plants 23 253595 23 D
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 3 - D D
Potted Flowering Plants 7 D 4 D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 53 X 384 NA
Nursery Crops 44 77967 285 D
Sod Harvested 1 X D D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 1 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)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 42 3003 268389 bu
Wheat 27 1258 60909 bu
Oats 14 380 14701 bu
Rye 7 92 2502 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 26 2750 68088 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 211 11419 22355 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 50 1332 3502 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 14 400 442 tons, dry
Tame Hay 152 8512 17268 tons, dry
Wild Hay 41 623 458 tons dry
Grass Silage 9 552 2052 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 13 1279 18317 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 4 1  
Snap Beans 8 5  
Head Cabbage 7 7  
Cantaloupes 4 D  
Celery 3 Z  
Cucumbers and Pickles 12 5  
Eggplant 10 5  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 4 1  
Lettuce and Romaine 6 3  
Green Onions 3 1  
Sweet Peppers 19 18  
Pumpkins 17 69  
Squash 18 15  
Sweet Corn 28 240  
Tomatoes 25 32  
Other Vegetables 7 14  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 23 57 2894 trees
Cherries, Total 3 D 13 trees
Grapes 7 D D
Peaches 8 25 1305 trees
Pears 4 2 61 trees
Tame Blueberries 1 D D
Strawberries 4 7 16100 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 1 D D
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 125 818282 1421 6650
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 27 X 407 X
Floriculture Crops 42 712460 45 3451
Bedding and Garden Plants 28 419660 24 1597
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 11 D 8 D
Potted Flowering Plants 14 224200 12 1625
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 55 X 213 358
Nursery Crops 43 D 576 1757
Sod Harvested 4 X D D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 22 D D 21

*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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