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Amherst

Total population (2010 census): 32353
Total population (1990 census): 28578
County seat: Amherst

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Cereals, Pseudocereals, Oilseeds
Industrial, Fiber
Forages
Vegetables
Fruits and Nuts
Herb, Aromatic, Medicinal, and Bioactive

 

Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Oats 3 21 480 bu
Maize=Corn 9 D D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Sunflower Seed, Oil Varieties 2 D D
Soybeans for Beans - - -
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 257 14126 26336
Alfalfa Hay 14 743 1511
Small Grain Hay 20 734 1255
Tame Hay 209 11344 21301
Wild Hay 31 1305 2269
Haylage, Grass Silage, Greenchop 7 460 2216
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 6 434 6428
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Potatoes 3 D  
Pumpkins 3 4  
Sweet Corn 5 8  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
All Nuts 5 2  
Pecans, Improved 4 D  
Apples 9 80  
Grapes 10 51  
Blackberries and Dewberries 2 D  
Raspberries 2 D  
Peaches 3 D  
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 - - - -
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 4 X 10 NA
Nursery Stock 4 - 48 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.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 9 137 11535 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 3 68 918 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 267 13039 22326 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 11 411 680 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 10 226 399 tons, dry
Tame Hay 232 11383 20122 tons, dry
Wild Hay 25 911 960 tons dry
Grass Silage 6 108 494 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 14 450 4885 tons, grn
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 10 344 D
Grapes 5 D D
Peaches 6 D D
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 13 D 88 221
Floriculture Crops 3 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 6 X 11 36
Nursery Crops 3 D D 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: April 13, 2012

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