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Rhode Island CropMAP

Total population (1990 census): 1,003,464
State Capital: Providence

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For CropSELECT see county pages.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 9 45 D
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 2 D D
Oats 4 28 D
Rye 5 109 3170 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 1 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 1 D X
Ryegrass Seed 1 D D
Total Hay* 255 8189 16680 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 81 1682 4031 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 6 D D
Tame Hay 176 D D
Wild Hay 43 768 1184 tons dry
Grass Silage 23 D 6382 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 53 D D
Corn Cut for Dry Fodder 1 D X
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 2 D D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 2 D  
Green Lima Beans 1 D  
Snap Beans 26 44  
Beets 4 3  
Broccoli 12 13  
Chinese Cabbage 1 D  
Head Cabbage 11 43  
Cantaloups 12 D  
Carrots 3 D  
Cauliflower 4 3  
Celery 1 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 25 16  
Eggplant 23 19  
Endive 1 D  
Escarole 1 D  
Garlic 2 D  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 5 2  
Honeydew Melons 2 D  
Kale 3 1  
Lettuce and Romaine 14 16  
Dry Onions 6 4  
Green Onions 4 D  
Parsley 2 D  
Green Peas 4 1  
Hot Peppers 6 8  
Sweet Peppers 41 102  
Potatoes 16 788 D
Pumpkins 53 237  
Radishes 1 D  
Rhubarb 1 D  
Spinach 2 D  
Squash 57 267  
Sweet Corn 62 957  
Tomatoes 62 86  
Mixed Vegetables 11 49  
Watermelons 3 D  
Other Vegetables 4 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 46 305 24741 trees
Apricots 1 D D
Cherries, Total 1 D D
Grapes 9 54 34721 trees
Peaches 16 26 2552 trees
Pears 3 D 28 trees
Plums and Prunes 4 1 D
Blackberries 5 3 2440 lbs
Tame Blueberries 36 80 116725 lbs
Cranberries 1 D D
Currants 1 D D
Raspberries 12 11 11140 lbs
Strawberries 18 75 268334 lbs
Other Berries 3 D 1800
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 6 10 1278
Other 2 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 276 1801997 5014 30962
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 67 X 2346 X
Floriculture Crops 131 1185344 94 7228
Bedding and Garden Plants 106 998749 47 5945
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 16 D 38 D
Foliage Plants 2 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 38 170595 10 980
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 3 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 72 X 107 1708
Nursery Crops 53 455937 1411 11329
Sod Harvested 18 X 2591 10442
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 8 12043 D 71
Greenhouse Vegetables 16 147823 X 166
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 92 D 798 D

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
D=Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
X=Not applicable.