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Virginia Beach City

Total population (2010 census): 437,994
Total population (1990 census): 393,089
County seat: Virginia Beach

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 25 6227 866840 bu
Wheat 17 3907 270654 bu
Grain Legumes and Grass Seed Farms Acres Yield
Sunflower Seed, Oil Varieties 2 D D
Upland Cotton 4 1073 3682 bales
Soybeans for Beans 35 11764 416004 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 15 206 D
Small Grain Hay 3 D 39 tons, dry
Tame Hay 12 153 155 tons, dry
Wild Hay 1 D D
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Green Lima Beans 5 40  
Snap Beans 12 41  
Beets 2 D  
Broccoli 1 D  
Head Cabbage 1 D  
Cantaloupes 9 5  
Collards 6 18  
Cucumbers and Pickles 12 6  
Eggplant - -  
Garlic NA NA  
Kale 2 D  
Mustard Greens 2 D  
Lettuce and Romaine NA NA  
Okra 2 D  
Green Onions 2 D  
Green Peas 4 D  
Hot Peppers - -  
Potatoes 3 2  
Sweet potatoes 5 10  
Pumpkins 3 13  
Squash 3 2  
Sweet Corn 13 115  
Tomatoes 13 13  
Watermelons 9 11  
Other Vegetables 3 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
All Nuts 3 5  
Pecans 1 D  
English Walnuts 3 D  
Apples 2 D  
Figs 3 D  
Grapes 3 D  
Peaches NA NA  
Pears 2 D  
Blackberries and Dewberries 3 D  
Tame Blueberries 4 D  
Strawberries 14 50  
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 - - X -
Vegetable and Flower Seed - - - -
Floriculture Crops 7 64620 7 D
Bedding/Garden Plants 7 64620 2 D
Potted Flowering Plants - - - -
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 33 5809 625100 bu
Wheat 28 7928 461992 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 52 11656 375786 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 16 737 1132 tons, dry
Tame Hay 14 601 984 tons, dry
Wild Hay 3 60 69 tons dry
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Green Lima Beans 6 15  
Snap Beans 12 53  
Beets 4 1  
Broccoli 5 7  
Head Cabbage 4 D  
Cantaloups 7 18  
Collards 8 21  
Green Cowpeas and Green southern Peas 3 2  
Cucumbers and Pickles 8 7  
Eggplant 3 D  
Garlic 7 2  
Kale 4 8  
Lettuce and Romaine 4 1  
Green Onions 3 1  
Hot Peppers 4 8  
Potatoes 7 D D
Sweetpotatoes 3 D D
Pumpkins 8 44  
Squash 8 31  
Sweet Corn 13 193  
Tomatoes 15 22  
Watermelons 8 D  
Other Vegetables 3 11  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 5 1 82 trees
Figs 3 6 105 trees
Grapes 4 1 163 trees
Peaches 4 1 30 trees
Pecans 3 1 10 in shell
Blackberries 3 D D
Tame Blueberries 4 28 48000 lbs
Strawberries 7 45 130725 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 25 71310 60 1589
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 9 X 13 X
Floriculture Crops 9 59600 4 D
Bedding/Garden Plants 6 30100 3 D
Potted Flowering Plants 4 D D 32
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 4 X 13 D
Nursery Crops 12 D 19 400
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 5 D 25 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 18, 2012

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