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Chesapeake City

Total population (2010 census): 222,209
Total population (1990 census): 151,982
County seat: Chesapeake

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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 36 10855 1391272
Wheat 22 7805 444399
Oats 1 D D
Grain Legumes and Other Field Crops Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 4 17 22545
Upland Cotton 1 D D
Soybeans for Beans 54 26536 886279 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 54 1912 4343
Alfalfa Hay 4 D 51
Small Grain Hay 3 D D
Tame Hay 44 1162 D
Wild Hay 5 92 69
Haylage, Grass Silage, Greenchop 4 280 1600
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 3 D D
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Green Lima Beans 3 15  
Snap Beans 13 30  
Broccoli 3 1  
Head Cabbage 3 1  
Cantaloupes 10 7  
Collards 12 37  
Cucumbers and Pickles 11 5  
Eggplant 7 1  
Honeydew Melons 3 Z  
Kale 4 3  
Green Peas 3 9  
Green Southern Peas 3 6  
Sweet Peppers 3 1  
Potatoes 6 3  
Pumpkins 2 D  
Squash 5 3  
Sweet Corn 14 68  
Tomatoes 16 10  
Watermelons 10 13  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 8 7  
Nectarines 2 D  
Peaches 3 1  
Peanuts - -  
English Walnuts 2 D  
Blackberries and Dewberries 6 D  
Tame Blueberries 4 Z  
Raspberries 2 D  
Strawberries 2 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 9 986600 18 D
Bedding/Garden Plants 8 D D D
Foliage Plants 1 D - D
Potted Flowering Plants 1 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 1 X D NA
Nursery Stock 5 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.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 61 14815 1513221 bu
Wheat 41 11018 607791 bu
Oats 3 41 3260 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 83 25647 816729 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 44 1653 3045 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 10 D 766 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 6 361 577 tons, dry
Tame Hay 31 685 1113 tons, dry
Wild Hay 6 222 D
Grass Silage 3 D D
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 7 597 10919 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Green Lima Beans 3 D  
Snap Beans 6 25  
Cantaloups 6 10  
Collards 11 50  
Cucumbers and Pickles 9 4  
Kale 7 16  
Sweet Peppers 3 D  
Potatoes 3 D D
Pumpkins 11 51  
Squash 7 11  
Sweet Corn 14 143  
Tomatoes 8 9  
Watermelons 6 4  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 3 D D
Peaches 5 17 1573 trees
Peanuts 3 61 116760 lbs
Strawberries 6 35 132370 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 32 1016562 D 20446
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 12 X 418 X
Floriculture Crops 20 1013262 32 18079
Bedding/Garden Plants 16 219400 D 1875
Foliage Plants 3 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 6 D 15 D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 4 X 8 57
Nursery Crops 6 D D D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 5 D 25 79

*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 16, 2012

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