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Lancaster

Total population (2010 census): 519445
Total population (1990 census): 422822
County seat: Lancaster

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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 2521 101981 16092245 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 4 35 3610 bu
Wheat 651 11763 882465 bu
Barley 491 7543 596863 bu
Emmer and Spelt 98 635 44539 bu
Oats 51 332 21921 bu
Rye 159 1997 84602 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 927 30673 1534229 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 1 D X
Red Clover Seed NA    
Ryegrass Seed - - -
Vetch Seed 1 D D
Timothy Seed - - -
Total Hay* 2938 61097 213634 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 2251 40155 160839 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 312 4426 16174 tons, dry
Tame Hay 854 15361 35014 tons, dry
Wild Hay 141 1155 1607 tons, dry
All Haylage, Grass Silage, Greenchop 1330 37662 292791 tons
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 2368 68238 1495994 tons
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 4 35 3610 tons, green
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 57 56  
Green Lima Beans 6 2  
Snap Beans 113 72  
Beets 16 8  
Broccoli 60 81  
Chinese Cabbage 8 7  
Brussels Sprouts 6 4  
Head Cabbage 50 71  
Cantaloups 110 213  
Carrots 4 2  
Cauliflower 47 44  
Celery 6 17  
Chinese Peas 5 2  
Collards 2 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 31 37  
Eggplant 23 13  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 1 D  
Kale 1 D  
Lettuce and Romaine 4 2  
Dry Onions 28 31  
Green Onions 14 9  
Green Peas 12 D  
Hot Peppers 39 20  
Sweet Peppers 110 106  
Potatoes 172 483  
Sweetpotatoes 12 16  
Pumpkins 324 1506  
Radishes 3 1  
Rhubarb 1 D  
Spinach 8 7  
Squash 36 161  
Sweet Potatoes 12 16  
Sweet Corn 315 1940  
Tomatoes 232 669  
Turnips 10 12  
Watermelons 115 225  
Other Vegetables 77 240  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 136 310  
Apricots 11 D  
Sweet Cherries 26 25  
Tart Cherries 17 12  
Grapes 41 131  
Nectarines 19 15  
Peaches 122 362  
Pears 46 21  
Plums and Prunes 17 7  
Nuts 7 2  
Blackberries 18 D  
Tame Blueberries 19 14  
Wild Blueberries NA NA  
Raspberries 67 34  
Strawberries 191 200  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 894 6095 14593514 Ibs
Sunflower Seeds 2 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)
Aquatic Plants 7 18200 1 165635
Floriculture Crops 242 2742901 146 19220506
Bedding and Garden Plants 175 2014883 33 12994731
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 28 215800 82 D
Foliage Plants 9 D - 49410
Potted Flowering Plants 84 352938 D D
Cuttings, Seedlings, Liners, Plugs 5 D - D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 66 X 579 NA
Nursery Stock 74 228932 930 9127312
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 9 D D D
Greenhouse Vegetables 80 439552 X 1934977
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 15 40069 D 173752

*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 2630 94504 11454290 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 3 D D
Wheat 831 11877 734727 bu
Barley 648 8974 635989 bu
Emmer and Spelt 44 275 20359 bu
Oats 97 737 51135 bu
Rye 154 1091 42144 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 928 29602 1231328 bu
Dry Edible Beans 7 108 2224 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 21 168 X
Red Clover Seed 7 30 7290 lbs
Ryegrass Seed 5 53 7395 lbs
Timothy Seed 5 33 2946 lbs
Total Hay* 2997 82627 237069 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 2350 46696 159176 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 206 1736 3080 tons, dry
Tame Hay 951 13819 29091 tons, dry
Wild Hay 60 771 1490 tons dry
Grass Silage 802 19605 132666 tons, grn
Corn Cut for Dry Fodder, Hogged or Grazed 19 224 X
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 2513 74128 1283254 tons, green
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 31 298 3548 tons, green
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 60 52  
Green Lima Beans 32 22  
Snap Beans 54 111  
Beets 23 7  
Broccoli 72 73  
Brussels Sprouts 6 4  
Head Cabbage 67 63  
Cantaloups 146 280  
Carrots 4 1  
Cauliflower 69 59  
Celery 14 32  
Chinese Peas 3 1  
Collards 7 23  
Cucumbers and Pickles 34 13  
Eggplant 21 7  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 5 3  
Kale 7 12  
Lettuce and Romaine 16 7  
Dry Onions 8 7  
Green Onions 13 4  
Green Peas 72 1091  
Hot Peppers 10 5  
Sweet Peppers 70 75  
Potatoes 91 720 217609 cwt
Sweetpotatoes 18 8 1952 cwt
Pumpkins 158 719  
Radishes 4 3  
Rhubarb 5 1  
Spinach 16 19  
Squash 36 65  
Sweet Corn 316 1777  
Tomatoes 130 362  
Turnips 15 30  
Mixed Vegetables 24 41  
Watermelons 103 124  
Other Vegetables 27 44  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 96 328 40414 trees
Apricots 5 3 221 trees
Cherries, Total 31 100 5214 trees
Sweet Cherries 27 70 4754 trees
Tart Cherries 19 29 460 trees
Grapes 30 152 98309 vines
Nectarines 11 38 4111 trees
Peaches 74 264 26237 trees
Pears 28 16 1689 trees
Plums and Prunes 10 10 800
Blackberries 9 2 4556 lbs
Tame Blueberries 7 7 35002 lbs
Wild Blueberries 3 2 1920 lbs
Raspberries 42 18 32646 lbs
Strawberries 161 131 544238 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 1101 6744 14502522 lbs
Other 18 72 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 280 3403465 2134 30105
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 42 X 405 X
Floriculture Crops 148 2719899 159 19650
Bedding and Garden Plants 120 1657447 74 14336
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 20 D 78 1261
Foliage Plants 7 D D 636
Potted Flowering Plants 42 472100 D 3418
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 4 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 38 X 183 739
Nursery Crops 59 239176 973 5438
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 4 7280 D 13
Greenhouse Vegetables 57 233870 X 556
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 31 94708 442 881

*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 14, 2012

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