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Virginia CropMAP

Total population (1990 census): 6,187,358
State Capital: Richmond

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For CropSELECT see county pages.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 4395 318208 29480704 bu
Sweet Corn for Seed 2 D D
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 174 7150 465311 bu
Sorghum for Sirup 8 14 10188 lbs
Wheat 2888 257063 15504394 bu
Barley 854 51096 3842722 bu
Canola 3 4 7300 lbs
Oats 373 5216 283852 bu
Popcorn 5 6 7800 lbs shelled
Rye 113 2431 83580 bu
Sunflower Seed 10 71 76475 lbs
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 3135 487001 11406611 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 30 779 X
Fescue Seed 18 355 69610 lbs
Orchardgrass Seed 7 103 36813 lbs
Red Clover Seed 4 175 19540 lbs
Vetch Seed 1 D D
Total Hay* 25028 1189425 2291672 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 4837 111970 307114 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 2197 50222 100792 tons, dry
Tame Hay 20003 890728 1674211 tons, dry
Wild Hay 3032 90942 127147 tons dry
Grass Silage 1002 45563 247258 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 2646 143216 1901978 tons, grn
Corn Cut for Dry Fodder 9 290 X
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 31 964 10107 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 55 144  
Green Lima Beans 64 168  
Snap Beans 278 5273  
Beets 43 60  
Broccoli 40 33  
Head Cabbage 112 1065  
Cantaloups 220 990  
Carrots 8 12  
Collards 66 359  
Green Cowpeas 21 36  
Cucumbers and Pickles 216 3670  
Eggplant 28 63  
Garlic 27 11  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 37 45  
Kale 54 177  
Lettuce and Romaine 42 58  
Mustard Greens 25 55  
Dry Onions 19 118  
Green Onions 32 39  
Okra 21 11  
Green Peas 56 124  
Hot Peppers 53 83  
Sweet Peppers 165 586  
Pimientos 4 D  
Potatoes 358 5925 1109759 cwt
Sweetpotatoes 103 606 114871 bu
Pumpkins 275 1539  
Spinach 24 D  
Squash 170 1054  
Sweet Corn 423 2790  
Tomatoes 374 3822  
Turnips 30 45  
Turnip Greens 23 77  
Mixed Vegetables 16 46  
Watermelons 275 1839  
Other Vegetables 44 285  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 802 22886 2525623 trees
Apricots 11 D 140 trees
Cherries, Total 101 97 6959 trees
Sweet Cherries 2 D D
Figs 7 7 137
Grapes 295 1757 1036572 trees
Kiwifruit 8 18 1422 trees
Nectarines 46 40 3021 trees
Peaches 467 2223 218903 trees
Pears 121 252 17479 trees
Plums and Prunes 80 32 2171
Peanuts 702 74867 190590588 lbs
Pecans 105 223 3727 in shell
English Walnuts 9 18 542 in shell
Other Fruits and Nuts 38 56 3283
Other Nuts 5 24 D
Blackberries 99 112 340298 lbs
Tame Blueberries 111 190 306749 lbs
Raspberries 61 42 58394 lbs
Strawberries 196 503 2221596 lbs
Other Berries 5 1 1266
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 441 98244 137085 bales
Herbs, Total 41 56 X
Herbs, Dried 4 11 5900
Maple Trees Tapped 5 D D
Ginseng 5 5 10800 lbs
Tobacco 5870 54035 115735107 lbs
Other 13 401 X
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 1671 14256467 26723 166411
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 328 X 8424 X
Floriculture Crops 618 11394639 848 77588
Bedding and Garden Plants 492 7082595 644 43735
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 80 324792 130 2838
Foliage Plants 49 289869 7 2658
Potted Flowering Plants 178 3697383 67 28357
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 20 100912 30 307
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 628 X 4143 13394
Mushrooms 10 D X 25
Nursery Crops 382 2053729 10367 56158
Sod Harvested 18 X 5289 15272
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 16 D 18 46
Greenhouse Vegetables 38 172666 X 1283
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 471 454672 6028 2338

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
D=Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
X=Not applicable.