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Mercer

Total population (2010 census): 116638
Total population (1990 census): 121003
County seat: Mercer

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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 465 31477 3872474 bu
Wheat 76 2348 107284 bu
Barley 13 214 9502 bu
Buckwheat 3 421 18210 bu
Emmer and Spelt 16 94 5678 bu
Oats 260 4561 264466 bu
Rye 9 273 9317 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 168 12590 529810 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Sudangrass Seed 1 D D
Total Hay* 697 30580 73394 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 326 10579 30642 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 47 1269 3125 tons, dry
Tame Hay 387 16550 35715 tons, dry
Wild Hay 74 2182 3912 tons, dry
All Haylage, Grass Silage, Greenchop 137 7311 429025 tons, green
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 192 6877 1200695 tons
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 12 118 1689 tons
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 22 15  
Beets 1 D  
Head Cabbage 10 13  
Cantaloups 8 12  
Cucumbers and Pickles 7 D  
Garlic 4 1  
Fresh Cut Herbs 3 1  
Kale NA NA  
Lettuce and Romaine NA NA  
Dry Onions 6 4  
Hot Peppers 12 8  
Sweet Peppers 31 24  
Potatoes 39 51  
Pumpkins 33 157  
Squash 7 9  
Sweet Corn 45 338  
Tomatoes 44 31  
Watermelons 10 15  
Turnips NA NA  
Other Vegetables 8 5  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 25 43  
Cherries, Total 5 D  
Grapes 7 8  
Peaches 8 9  
Pears 5 4  
Tame Blueberries 6 D  
Raspberries 5 2  
Strawberries 15 22  
Other Crops Farms Taps Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 7 1092 202
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 24 271998 5 1539399
Bedding and Garden Plants 22 202864 D 1131837
Potted Flowering Plants 9 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 7 X 106 NA
Nursery Crops 11 D D D
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 1 D - D
Greenhouse Vegetables - - X -

*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 533 23376 1868336 bu
Wheat 121 2816 127350 bu
Barley 24 275 14496 bu
Buckwheat 6 72 1564 bu
Emmer and Spelt 14 113 8091 bu
Oats 385 6282 344769 bu
Rye 10 143 5073 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 129 8042 229254 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 770 39695 91170 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 416 13503 39780 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 43 692 1114 tons, dry
Tame Hay 475 17251 33556 tons, dry
Wild Hay 46 989 1728 tons dry
Grass Silage 161 7260 44969 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 290 9822 117896 tons, green
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 6 56 345 tons, green
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 7 3  
Beets 3 Z  
Head Cabbage 11 8  
Cantaloups 8 7  
Cucumbers and Pickles 8 12  
Kale 3 Z  
Lettuce and Romaine 3 D  
Dry Onions 3 D  
Hot Peppers 9 2  
Sweet Peppers 18 22  
Potatoes 10 33 7760 cwt
Pumpkins 16 74  
Squash 9 9  
Sweet Corn 43 330  
Tomatoes 20 21  
Turnips 3 Z  
Other Vegetables 6 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 23 199 12261 trees
Cherries, Total 4 1 7 trees
Sweet Cherries 3 D D
Grapes 11 6 3240 vines
Peaches 5 6 193 trees
Tame Blueberries 4 4 4014 lbs
Strawberries 7 10 41810 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 6 82 1377 taps
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 50 878086 446 8993
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 6 X D X
Floriculture Crops 25 737608 D 6141
Bedding and Garden Plants 22 488858 D 3222
Potted Flowering Plants 5 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 13 X 71 177
Nursery Crops 11 D 176 D
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 3 D D D
Greenhouse Vegetables 5 36606 X 236
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 5 D D 5

*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 15, 2012

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