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South Carolina CropMAP

Total population (1990 census): 3,486,703
State Capital: Columbia

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For CropSELECT see county pages.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 3531 300934 28107576 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 89 3955 171073 bu
Wheat 2138 306935 14500101 bu
Barley 67 2976 172365 bu
Canola 10 1666 2502000 lbs
Oats 625 17281 961509 bu
Proso Millet 3 15 170 bu
Rye 183 7378 187158 bu
Sunflower Seed 11 212 197950 lbs
Triticale 2 D D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 3044 507687 11554522 bu
Dry Edible Peas 3 13 15600 lbs
Dry Cowpeas and Dry Southern Peas 8 127 1092 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 69 3100 X
Bahia Grass Seed 3 34 1210 lbs
Fescue Seed 57 1899 328244 lbs
Lespedeza Seed 4 584 D
Other Seeds 2 D D
Total Hay* 7618 287002 592327 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 171 4036 10454 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 1248 30826 58792 tons, dry
Tame Hay 6475 224961 482245 tons, dry
Wild Hay 638 16544 23034 tons dry
Grass Silage 239 10635 53414 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 226 20124 280856 tons, grn
Corn Cut for Dry Fodder 2 D X
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 16 1053 12926 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 12 29  
Green Lima Beans 96 1015  
Snap Beans 142 1062  
Beets 5 4  
Head Cabbage 43 285  
Cantaloups 209 1271  
Carrots 2 D  
Collards 105 2109  
Green Cowpeas 149 1154  
Cucumbers and Pickles 157 2842  
Eggplant 16 35  
Garlic 4 D  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 5 10  
Kale 12 330  
Lettuce and Romaine 7 4  
Mustard Greens 46 519  
Dry Onions 4 D  
Green Onions 23 296  
Okra 134 109  
Green Peas 62 123  
Hot Peppers 18 29  
Sweet Peppers 32 215  
Potatoes 60 355 79750 cwt
Sweetpotatoes 112 753 144399 bu
Pumpkins 28 136  
Spinach 6 82  
Squash 115 1459  
Sweet Corn 355 1719  
Tomatoes 204 2724  
Turnips 47 459  
Turnip Greens 58 980  
Mixed Vegetables 11 26  
Watermelons 533 9179  
Other Vegetables 59 372  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 242 3039 632858 trees
Apricots 4 Z 7 trees
Cherries, Total 14 7 294 trees
Figs 34 14 1372
Grapes 161 420 109537 trees
Kiwifruit 12 52 9579 trees
Nectarines 17 D D
Peaches 320 16998 1866723 trees
Pears 76 28 1075 trees
Plums and Prunes 71 97 7583
Peanuts 146 10097 28250921 lbs
Pecans 507 3673 47692 in shell
Other Fruits and Nuts 14 16 1160
Blackberries 35 56 87025 lbs
Tame Blueberries 111 398 543230 lbs
Raspberries 12 8 8380 lbs
Strawberries 80 348 1852134 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 894 285858 397545 bales
Herbs, Total 6 D X
Herbs, Dried 1 D D
Tobacco 1275 54660 125220334 lbs
Other 16 684 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 766 8449828 17486 144313
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 339 X 13707 X
Floriculture Crops 307 4348222 534 41987
Bedding and Garden Plants 236 3020231 283 26809
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 22 15196 143 966
Foliage Plants 52 390723 40 3528
Potted Flowering Plants 97 922072 69 10684
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 16 D D 76
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 153 X 825 1682
Nursery Crops 272 3608080 6409 67300
Sod Harvested 26 X 8864 19537
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 19 28900 D D
Greenhouse Vegetables 16 70956 X 133
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 95 337799 699 8227

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
D=Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
X=Not applicable.
Z=Less than half of the unit shown.