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Tennessee CropMAP

Total population (1990 census): 4,877,185
State Capital: Nashville

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For CropSELECT see county pages.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 5854 575878 58459483 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 113 9958 604949 bu
Sorghum for Sirup 46 248 248708 lbs
Wheat 2360 305175 13482402 bu
Barley 27 918 47592 bu
Oats 133 1581 74403 bu
Popcorn 23 2563 8035880 lbs shelled
Rice 2 D D
Rye 14 165 4550 bu
Sunflower Seed 10 44 57400 lbs
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 4926 1156282 37976452 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 56 1888 X
Crimson Clover Seed 1 D D
Fescue Seed 47 1711 345598 lbs
Lespedeza Seed 5 79 13600 lbs
Orchardgrass Seed 3 45 10200 lbs
Total Hay* 44161 1646290 3326031 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 2734 38346 107949 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 2833 65784 138594 tons, dry
Tame Hay 38829 1440534 2914998 tons, dry
Wild Hay 4004 65819 96313 tons dry
Grass Silage 912 35807 204519 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 1253 68482 958535 tons, grn
Corn Cut for Dry Fodder 18 367 X
Sorghum Cut for Dry Forage or Hay 5 86 D
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 13 590 6730 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 5 2  
Green Lima Beans 20 D  
Snap Beans 271 10126  
Beets 28 4  
Broccoli 17 9  
Head Cabbage 102 545  
Cantaloups 107 309  
Collards 9 D  
Green Cowpeas 66 4899  
Cucumbers and Pickles 133 200  
Eggplant 27 14  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 16 6  
Kale 17 58  
Lettuce and Romaine 24 8  
Mustard Greens 39 244  
Dry Onions 15 5  
Green Onions 27 8  
Okra 115 64  
Green Peas 33 D  
Hot Peppers 45 32  
Sweet Peppers 129 434  
Pimientos 6 11  
Potatoes 376 611 83064 cwt
Sweetpotatoes 78 424 115693 bu
Pumpkins 228 2207  
Spinach 10 D  
Squash 152 1331  
Sweet Corn 510 3217  
Tomatoes 425 3720  
Turnips 42 99  
Turnip Greens 98 1191  
Watermelons 172 499  
Other Vegetables 32 30  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 810 2226 214506 trees
Apricots 26 8 271 trees
Cherries, Total 112 30 1276 trees
Figs 5 D 22
Grapes 258 395 184528 trees
Kiwifruit 10 1 47 trees
Nectarines 20 13 999 trees
Peaches 504 1074 109922 trees
Pears 192 70 3803 trees
Plums and Prunes 112 35 1610
Peanuts 17 22 16982 lbs
Pecans 215 478 7638 in shell
English Walnuts 17 18 641 in shell
Other Fruits and Nuts 45 47 3313
Other Nuts 14 31 1105
Blackberries 120 112 166734 lbs
Tame Blueberries 90 117 150849 lbs
Raspberries 45 34 137226 lbs
Strawberries 156 450 2560866 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 1156 472165 629487 bales
Herbs, Total 20 46 X
Herbs, Dried 5 40 15915
Ginseng 9 1 2560 lbs
Tobacco 14995 59427 106785282 lbs
Other 13 95 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 1846 13007093 41492 213365
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 403 X 11617 X
Floriculture Crops 565 7817167 718 46600
Bedding and Garden Plants 461 5393913 561 31768
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 28 122504 39 549
Foliage Plants 79 482150 47 2259
Potted Flowering Plants 179 1818600 71 12024
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 28 D 54 156
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 246 X 1740 1795
Nursery Crops 941 3271835 31451 115566
Sod Harvested 41 X 6516 15585
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 27 30150 28 D
Greenhouse Vegetables 68 472017 X 1013
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 146 475134 985 2114

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