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Nelson

Total population (2010 census): 15020
Total population (1990 census): 12778
County seat: Lovingston

Extension office

CropSELECT

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
Maize=Corn 9 687 D
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 249 13367 24216
Alfalfa Hay 20 791 1843
Small Grain Hay 21 443 1324
Tame Hay 203 10646 18882
Wild Hay 43 1487 2167
Haylage, Grass Silage, Greenchop 13 575 885
Corn for Silage or Green Chop - - -
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 4 Z  
Snap Beans 10 5  
Beets 4 Z  
Broccoli 3 Z  
Chinese Cabbage 3 Z  
Cucumbers and Pickles 8 1  
Eggplant 3 1  
Okra 2 D  
Green Onions 2 D  
Potatoes 18 36  
Pumpkins 4 D  
Chinese Peas 2 D  
Green Peas 2 D  
Spinach 2 D  
Squash 5 1  
Sweet Corn 9 18  
Radishes 2 D  
Other Vegetables 5 D  
Tomatoes 21 13  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 15 666  
Cantaloupes 4 1  
Grapes 15 194  
Peaches 10 24  
Persimmons 3 10  
Watermelons 10 4  
Other Noncitrus Fruit 6 5  
Blackberries and Dewberries 6 D  
Tame Blueberries 6 8  
Strawberries 9 3  
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)
Greenhouse Crops 4 10880 X 86040
Floriculture Crops 10 6600 6 D
Bedding/Garden Plants 8 6600 D D
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 5 - D 3189
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 5 X 15 NA
Mushrooms 2 D X D
Nursery Stock 7 D 127 D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 4 D X 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 19 418 17320 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 219 11626 21292 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 20 564 1258 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 7 D D
Tame Hay 177 8869 16948 tons, dry
Wild Hay 43 1370 2273 tons dry
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 7 101 630 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Cucumbers and Pickles 3 D  
Pumpkins 5 107  
Sweet Corn 3 D  
Tomatoes 4 3  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 19 1121 202985 trees
Grapes 10 70 42557 trees
Peaches 4 D D
Strawberries 3 1 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 18 42872 436 747
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 4 X D X
Floriculture Crops 5 D 15 61
Bedding/Garden Plants 5 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 5 X 13 14
Nursery Crops 8 D 277 665
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 5 D 131 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 17, 2012

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