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Lehigh

Total population (2010 census): 349,497
Total population (1990 census): 291,130
County seat: Allentown

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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 163 30189 9672868 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed - - -
Wheat 95 7875 449310 bu
Barley 13 253 21398 bu
Oats 50 1020 71744 bu
Rye 19 112 4293 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 114 16140 654464 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 193 8999 24527 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 102 4394 13433 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 18 343 748 tons, dry
Tame Hay 124 4145 10223 tons, dry
Wild Hay 15 117 123 tons, dry
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 24 774 13329 tons, green
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 6 2  
Snap Beans 24 11  
Beets 5 2  
Head Cabbage 7 7  
Cantaloups 10 5  
Carrots 5 1  
Cucumbers and Pickles 3 1  
Garlic 3 1  
Lettuce 8 2  
Dry Onions 3 1  
Green Onions 3 3  
Green Peas 5 1  
Hot Peppers 8 2  
Sweet Peppers 16 4  
Potatoes 31 D  
Pumpkins 22 D  
Spinach 4 Z  
Squash 8 3  
Sweet Corn 31 260  
Tomatoes 29 10  
Watermelons 10 3  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 38 278  
Apricots 3 D  
Cherries, Total 11 D  
Grapes 13 152  
Nectarines 6 5  
Peaches 20 116  
Pears 15 D  
Plums and Prunes 8 5  
All Nuts 6 12  
Blackberries and Dewberries 8 D  
Tame Blueberries 14 19  
Raspberries 11 6  
Strawberries 8 14  
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)
Vegetable and Flower Seed - - - -
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, Tumbers 4 D 3 D
Floriculture Crops 21 626109 24 D
Bedding and Garden Plants 20 349509 17 D
Foliage Plants 1 - D D
Potted Flowering Plants 4 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 20 X 281 NA
Nursery Stock 29 D 550 D
Greenhouse Vegetables 8 17460 X 134430
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 6 6960 X 55680

*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 205 37998 4460052 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 5 208 18060 bu
Wheat 158 8106 443654 bu
Barley 32 1192 80531 bu
Oats 103 1769 103073 bu
Rye 14 136 4470 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 137 13789 564369 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 204 11132 25437 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 138 5460 15416 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 22 482 577 tons, dry
Tame Hay 120 4040 7328 tons, dry
Wild Hay 4 56 49 tons dry
Grass Silage 19 1094 6201 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 25 794 12123 tons, green
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 8 4  
Head Cabbage 4 5  
Cantaloups 10 3  
Cucumbers and Pickles 3 1  
Green Peas 4 2  
Sweet Peppers 6 2  
Potatoes 16 666 124960 cwt
Pumpkins 22 85  
Squash 3 1  
Sweet Corn 27 175  
Tomatoes 12 5  
Watermelons 3 1  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 35 396 42433 trees
Apricots 5 D 74 trees
Cherries, Total 13 6 297 trees
Sweet Cherries 8 3 162 trees
Tart Cherries 11 3 135 trees
Grapes 10 74 46042 vines
Nectarines 4 16 1515 trees
Peaches 21 192 22346 trees
Pears 12 30 2966 trees
Plums and Prunes 7 6 589
Tame Blueberries 8 17 21450 lbs
Raspberries 5 3 3103 lbs
Strawberries 11 25 129550 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 69 1044140 1046 16261
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 14 X 42 X
Floriculture Crops 24 992944 D D
Bedding and Garden Plants 21 656944 4 D
Foliage Plants 3 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 9 333000 D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 23 X 307 541
Nursery Crops 26 D 128 1098
Greenhouse Vegetables 3 10800 X 23
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 14 8744 537 1326

*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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