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Bedford

Total population (2010 census): 68,676
Total population (1990 census): 45,552
County seat: Bedford

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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 (bu)
Maize=Corn 20 702 33601
Wheat 5 526 27606
Barley 7 280 20644
Oats 7 250 9760
Sorghum for Grain 3 3 75
Rye 4 152 8849
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 3 130 2610 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 904 44026 75900
Alfalfa Hay 47 1806 2288
Small Grain Hay 61 1774 4435
Tame Hay 782 37114 63975
Wild Hay 99 3332 5202
Haylage, Grass Silage, Greenchop 53 3729 12623
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop 3 3 21
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 42 2476 31440
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 5 1  
Cucumbers and Pickles 4 Z  
Potatoes 12 61  
Pumpkins 4 10  
Sweet Corn 4 1  
Other Vegetables 5 25  
Tomatoes 10 4  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
All Nuts 7 3  
Chestnuts 2 D  
Hazelnuts 2 D  
Pecans 3 D  
Apples 22 154  
Sweet Cherries 3 D  
Figs 2 D  
Grapes 8 25  
Peaches 9 72  
Tame Blueberries 6 6  
Blackberries and Dewberries 3 4  
Strawberries NA NA  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Fescue Seed 3 72 38400
Tobacco 12 85 161832 lbs
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 5 D 5 336880
Bedding/Garden Plants 2 D D D
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 2 - D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 10 X 41 NA
Nursery Stock 10 20672 111 109900

*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 34 399 27361 bu
Wheat 28 631 35633 bu
Barley 12 237 19690 bu
Oats 8 58 2983 bu
Rye 3 55 1324 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 3 130 2610 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 915 42884 76312 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 95 2182 5322 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 77 1450 2782 tons, dry
Tame Hay 786 34278 61198 tons, dry
Wild Hay 95 3294 4247 tons dry
Grass Silage 37 1680 8296 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 71 4018 36769 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 3 1  
Potatoes 3 2 214 cwt
Sweet Corn 3 D  
Tomatoes 3 1  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 26 241 19027 trees
Grapes 7 15 7482 trees
Peaches 9 54 5432 trees
Strawberries 5 49 109000 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 12 85 161832 lbs
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 35 41846 107 899
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 5 X 12 X
Floriculture Crops 13 D 13 200
Bedding/Garden Plants 9 27996 D 155
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 4 D 3 D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 16 X 43 167
Nursery Crops 6 D 24 D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 6 D 28 6

*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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