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Somerset

Total population (2010 census): 77742
Total population (1990 census): 78218
County seat: Somerset

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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 (bu)
Maize=Corn 331 14660 1896951
Wheat 28 636 35170
Barley 34 637 34218
Buckwheat 3 20 350
Emmer and Spelt 16 89 6795
Oats 266 5610 357201
Rye 15 269 8655
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 56 3721 159196 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 657 39626 92064
Alfalfa Hay 304 15642 42350
Small Grain Hay 37 966 2117
Tame Hay 419 21624 45760
Wild Hay 61 1394 1837
All Haylage, Greenchop, Grass Silage 241 18071 92443
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 265 11913 185389
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 3 40 378
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Beets 4 2  
Snap Beans 14 37  
Cantaloupes 3 4  
Cucumbers and Pickles 6 2  
Head Cabbage 6 17  
Dry Onions 5 22  
Hot Peppers 9 4  
Sweet Peppers 10 7  
Potatoes 20 139  
Pumpkins 18 33  
Sweet Corn 38 71  
Other Vegetables 8 8  
Tomatoes 26 11  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 14 40  
Cherries, Total 1 D  
Grapes 4 D  
Pears 2 D  
Plums and Prunes 1 D  
All Nuts 5 25  
Tame Blueberries 13 7  
Raspberries 8 4  
Strawberries 9 D  
Other Crops Farms Taps Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 61 114764 17960
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 6 8100 X 62250
Floriculture Crops 30 D 11 793437
Bedding and Garden Plants 23 110795 10 493812
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 3 D 1 13840
Potted Flowering Plants 8 21877 Z D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 23 X 132 NA
Nursery Stock 3 D 92 D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 4 3000+ X 24000+

*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 342 14964 1322407 bu
Wheat 17 153 6995 bu
Barley 139 3454 179802 bu
Buckwheat 8 89 2044 bu
Emmer and Spelt 4 D D
Oats 353 7825 447679 bu
Rye 7 42 1047 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 25 1049 35480 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 772 64667 127508 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 400 19225 44935 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 45 1252 2315 tons, dry
Tame Hay 526 28479 53150 tons, dry
Wild Hay 39 1195 1712 tons dry
Grass Silage 244 14516 76164 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 382 14794 147787 tons, green
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 12 116 643 tons, green
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 4 2  
Head Cabbage 4 4  
Sweet Peppers 3 D  
Potatoes 10 210 48876 cwt
Pumpkins 6 6  
Sweet Corn 25 84  
Tomatoes 6 7  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 18 70 5257 trees
Cherries, Total 3 Z 11 trees
Grapes 9 6 3138 vines
Pears 6 3 135 trees
Plums and Prunes 3 1 17
Tame Blueberries 6 7 D
Raspberries 3 Z D
Strawberries 8 3 11230 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 58 2334 119732 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 35 345546 368 1906
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 6 X 45 X
Floriculture Crops 15 168356 6 625
Bedding and Garden Plants 13 114106 D 514
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 3 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 4 D D 55
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 11 X 53 164
Nursery Crops 7 D 59 1077
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 10 D 250 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.


Last Updated: March 15, 2012

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