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Benton

Total population (2010 census): 175177
Total population (1990 census): 112560
County seat: Prosser

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CropSELECT

Cereals, Pseudocereals, Oilseeds
Industrial, Fiber
Forages
Vegetables
Small Fruits
Tree Fruits and Nuts
Herb, Aromatic, Medicinal, and Bioactive

 

Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)

Field Crops for Grain Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Barley 3 180 8715
Corn 9 12672 2943121
Oats 1 D D
All Wheat 46 94268 4512161
Winter Wheat 40 80546 4105301
Spring Wheat 24 13722 406860
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 232 15941 84886
Alfalfa Hay 162 12412 67352
Small Grain Hay 12 239 483
Tame Hay 69 3232 16881
Wild Hay 10 58 170
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 8 291 2106
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 2 D D
Field and Grass Seed Crops Farms Acres Yield (Ibs)
All Field and Grass Seed Crops 10 7060 X
Alfalfa Seed 3 D 43225
Fescue Seed 1 D D
Kentucky Bluegrass Seed 6 4523 3505170
Ryegrass Seed 1 D D
Other Field and Grass Seed Crops 1 D D
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Canola 2 D D
Dry Edible Beans 3 410 7012 cwt
Dry Lima Beans - - -
Dried Herbs - - -
Hops 5 4320 9149063 Ibs
Mint for Oil 2 D D
Sunflower Seed 1 D D
Sugarbeets for Sugar 3 2076 80206 tons
Other 5 D X
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 5 D  
Green Lima Beans 1 D  
Snap Beans 5 D  
Beets 3 Z  
Broccoli 2 D  
Brussel Sprouts 2 D  
Chinese Cabbage 1 D  
Head Cabbage 3 Z  
Cantaloupes 1 D  
Carrots 4 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 4 D  
Eggplant 5 1  
Garlic 2 D  
Fresh Cut Herbs 5 1  
Kale 1 D  
All Lettuce 1 D  
Dry Onions 13 10308  
Green Onions - -  
Chinese Peas 2 D  
Green Peas 7 3684  
Sweet Peppers 2 D  
Hot Peppers 5 1  
Potatoes 10 32170  
Pumpkins 7 D  
Rhubarb 2 D  
Spinach 1 D  
Squash 7 2  
Sweet Corn 13 22500  
Tomatoes 10 4  
Watermelons 3 D  
Other Vegetables 7 77  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 175 10427  
Apricots 17 141  
Sweet Cherries 187 4826  
Tart Cherries 6 50  
Grapes 226 23322  
Nectarines 24 143  
Peaches 28 191  
Pears 32 407  
Pluots 5 7  
Plums and Prunes 16 48  
Other Noncitrus Fruits 12 25  
All Nuts 9 30  
Chestnuts 1 D  
Hazelnuts 3 D  
English Walnuts 7 25  
Other Nuts 1 D  
Blackberries and Dewberries 3 D  
Tame Blueberries 8 D  
Boysenberries 3 D  
Currants 2 D  
Raspberries 10 D  
Strawberries 5 1  
Other Berries 3 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)
Cuttings, Seedlings, Liners, and Plugs 2 - D D
Floriculture Crops 17 54544 9 375551
Bedding/Garden Plants 12 D 5 346180
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 4 - 3 12400
Potted Flowering Plants 4 D 1 16971
Vegetable Seed 5 - 1402 2327984
Nursery Stock 16 14000 78 D
Cut Christmas Trees 2 X D NA

*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 11 D D
Wheat for Grain, Total 81 130981 5243820 bu
Spring Wheat 33 20123 846270 bu
Winter Wheat 72 110858 4397550 bu
Barley 4 435 D
Canola 3 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 9 D X
Kentucky Bluegrass Seed 8 6742 5829013 lbs
Total Hay* 256 18737 96064 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 197 13241 86460 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 16 733 1843 tons, dry
Tame Hay 43 D 6819 tons, dry
Wild Hay 17 285 488 tons dry
Grass Silage 8 D 1363 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 6 357 12868 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 17 1638  
Sugar Beets for Sugar 5 4284 153764 tons
Cantaloups 3 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 3 D  
Dry Onions 8 3398  
Green Peas 4 D  
Sweet Peppers 3 2  
Potatoes 16 25317 15378759 cwt
Pumpkins 5 D  
Squash 3 D  
Sweet Corn 15 15729  
Tomatoes 4 3  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 218 18425 4927291 trees
Apricots 21 174 24035 trees
Cherries, Total 147 3219 388207 trees
Sweet Cherries 147 D D
Tart Cherries 6 D D
Grapes 164 15929 10217237 vines
Nectarines 19 106 19114 trees
Peaches 25 149 26819 trees
Pears 29 472 88390 trees
Plums and Prunes 16 180 30435 trees
English Walnuts 9 41 3429 in shell
Other Fruits and Nuts 3 D 720 trees
Currants 3 D D
Raspberries 3 Z D
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Hops 8 4412 7090217 lbs
Mint for Oil 8 D 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 26 29588 218 1609
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 24 X 216 X
Floriculture Crops 6 D 18 D
Bedding/Garden Plants 4 D D D
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 3 D D D
Nursery Crops 16 D 161 1056

*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: July 26, 2012

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