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New Jersey CropMAP

Total population (1990 census): 7,730,188
State Capital: Trenton

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For CropSELECT see county pages.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 1110 89252 9572100 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 22 1243 83559 bu
Wheat 541 38104 2191141 bu
Barley 96 4001 288603 bu
Buckwheat 1 D D
Oats 134 2469 129785 bu
Popcorn 5 80 D
Rye 161 3690 120537 bu
Sunflower Seed 5 19 23700 lbs
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 914 116557 3599073 bu
Dry Edible Beans 4 52 D
Dry Cowpeas and Dry Southern Peas 2 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 10 58 X
Ryegrass Seed 4 33 7715 lbs
Timothy Seed 3 16 1320 lbs
Total Hay* 3022 114523 224259 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 967 24891 66048 tons, dry
Salt Hay 1 D D
Small Grain Hay 250 6449 10308 tons, dry
Tame Hay 1927 68153 126037 tons, dry
Wild Hay 452 7402 8342 tons dry
Grass Silage 211 7628 40581 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 367 20564 300696 tons, grn
Corn Cut for Dry Fodder 3 15 X
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 26 513 3809 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 145 1020  
Green Lima Beans 73 1379  
Snap Beans 249 4805  
Beets 90 302  
Broccoli 87 289  
Brussels Sprouts 10 10  
Chinese Cabbage 50 544  
Head Cabbage 190 1842  
Cantaloups 226 602  
Carrots 30 833  
Cauliflower 42 62  
Celery 16 9  
Chicory 8 44  
Chinese Peas 1 D  
Collards 87 891  
Green Cowpeas 2 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 305 3451  
Daikon 1 D  
Eggplant 304 1021  
Endive 52 364  
Escarole 59 469  
Garlic 16 3  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 117 1408  
Honeydew Melons 12 32  
Kale 71 438  
Lettuce and Romaine 171 2488  
Mustard Greens 39 182  
Dry Onions 48 85  
Green Onions 41 265  
Okra 42 85  
Parsley 92 767  
Green Peas 97 2418  
Hot Peppers 151 433  
Sweet Peppers 537 3681  
Potatoes 89 2506 641612 cwt
Sweetpotatoes 76 877 179958 bu
Pumpkins 536 3870  
Radishes 29 258  
Rhubarb 15 11  
Spinach 103 3450  
Squash 448 4671  
Sweet Corn 702 12837  
Tomatoes 748 4266  
Turnips 38 449  
Turnip Greens 31 253  
Mixed Vegetables 53 669  
Watermelons 178 534  
Other Vegetables 150 1908  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 439 3750 336437 trees
Apricots 16 35 D
Cherries, Total 82 82 7089 trees
Sweet Cherries 61 57 5073 trees
Tart Cherries 47 25 2016 trees
Grapes 150 420 239358 trees
Nectarines 31 521 51297 trees
Peaches 255 8378 866417 trees
Pears 88 181 16043 trees
Plums and Prunes 48 24 1295
Other Fruits and Nuts 35 53 3128
Other Nuts 12 D 423
Blackberries 43 30 67815 lbs
Tame Blueberries 209 7410 33902614 lbs
Wild Blueberries 10 15 22796 lbs
Cranberries 47 3911 581478 cwt
Raspberries 142 140 225265 lbs
Strawberries 206 437 1566664 lbs
Other Berries 7 8 4372
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 17 154 5170
Other 31 755 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 2826 27896482 35357 277957
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 859 X 13742 X
Floriculture Crops 907 20319821 2804 139660
Bedding and Garden Plants 654 11423398 729 69257
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 190 769631 1678 10544
Foliage Plants 57 1414460 44 9354
Potted Flowering Plants 286 6712332 353 50505
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 46 240145 113 1788
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 1099 X 4678 14227
Nursery Crops 936 6869019 16533 99907
Sod Harvested 49 X 7204 19026
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 38 117776 50 D
Greenhouse Vegetables 45 289976 X 1573
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 542 D 3974 1271

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
D=Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
X=Not applicable.