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Providence

Total population (2010 census): 626,667
County seat: Providence

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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 NA    
Sorghum for Grain or Seed NA    
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 123 2685 4510 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 35 D 1092 tons, dry
Tame Hay 84 1765 2955 tons, dry
Wild Hay 26 342 D
Corn for Silage 7 200 3130 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 2 D  
Green Lima Beans - -  
Snap Beans 24 12  
Head Cabbage 13 6  
Carrots 11 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 18 6  
Eggplant 16 9  
Endive NA    
Escarole NA    
Honeydew Melons 5 1  
Lettuce and Romaine 16 4  
Dry Onions 8 1  
Parsley 4 Z  
Sweet Peppers 30 51  
Potatoes 11 D  
Pumpkins 37 84  
Squash 20 D  
Sweet Corn 28 356  
Tomatoes 47 71  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 44 316  
Apricots 1 D  
Grapes 6 12  
Pears 7 5  
Peaches 20 D  
Tame Blueberries 14 32  
Raspberries 14 D  
Strawberries 12 17  
Other Crops Farms Taps Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 8 588 82
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 61 447848 35 2299481
Bedding and Garden Plants 50 326032 23 1812157
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 6 D 3 13740
Foliage Plants 2 D - D
Potted Flowering Plants 21 D 9 D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 30 X 255 NA
Nursery Stock 29 D 246 3712291
Sod Harvested        
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 7 D D D
Greenhouse Vegetables 9 15672 X 122176

*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 3 16 1192 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 1 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 98 2534 4483 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 25 400 871 tons, dry
Tame Hay 65 1573 2676 tons, dry
Wild Hay 17 355 495 tons dry
Grass Silage 6 D D
Corn for Silage 10 322 4547 tons, grn
Corn Cut for Dry Fodder 1 D X
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 1 D D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 1 D  
Green Lima Beans 1 D  
Snap Beans 8 12  
Head Cabbage 3 D  
Celery 1 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 9 6  
Eggplant 6 6  
Endive 1 D  
Escarole 1 D  
Honeydew Melons 1 D  
Lettuce and Romaine 1 D  
Dry Onions 3 D  
Parsley 1 D  
Sweet Peppers 9 64  
Potatoes 1 D D
Pumpkins 22 73  
Squash 16 113  
Sweet Corn 22 320  
Tomatoes 19 40  
Mixed Vegetables 3 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 25 261 18959 trees
Apricots 1 D D
Grapes 1 D D
Peaches 10 21 2043 trees
Tame Blueberries 10 41 41730 lbs
Raspberries 4 2 2740 lbs
Strawberries 5 16 49000 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 3 7 D
Other 1 D 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 81 570127 395 3453
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 14 X 55 X
Floriculture Crops 46 488169 31 2296
Bedding and Garden Plants 39 443031 22 2029
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 4 D D D
Foliage Plants 1 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 11 D D 232
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 23 X D D
Nursery Crops 14 51333 155 901
Sod Harvested 1 X D D
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 3 D D D
Greenhouse Vegetables 6 21692 X 45
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 31 D 192 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: February 29, 2012

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