Pennsylvania Agricultural Statistics Service

1997 Orchard & Vineyard Survey

TABLE OF CONTENTS
GENERAL
Description of Survey                                                 1
Highlights of Survey Results                                          2
Age Breakdown of All Fruit Trees & Acres of Grapes                    2
Orchard & Vineyard Survey Comparisons - 1987, 1992 & 1997             3
Selected Fruits, Intentions to Set & Remove by Region, 1997           3
Maps - Fruit Regions & Districts -- *AVAILABLE ON HARD COPY ONLY      4

APPLES
Highlights                                                            5
Orchards & Trees by Region - 1987, 1992 & 1997                        5
Number & Size of Orchards by Region - 1987, 1992 & 1997               5
Orchards, Acres, Types of Trees & Production by Region & County       6
Orchards, Trees, Acres & Production by Size & Region                  7
Trees by County & Age Group                                           8
Trees by Variety & Age Group                                          9
Percent of Trees by Variety & Age Group                              10
Trees by Variety & Rootstock                                         11
Percent of Trees by Variety & Rootstock                              12
Production, Disposition & Value, 1930-1996                           13
Grower Apple Cold Storage Capacity by Region                         13
Apple Tree Chart, 1978-1997 -- *AVAILABLE ON HARD COPY ONLY          14
Standard & Size Controlled Tree Chart, 1978-97 -- *HARD COPY ONLY    14

PEACHES
Highlights                                                           15
Orchards & Trees by Regions - 1987, 1992 & 1997                      15
Number & Size of Orchards by Region - 1987, 1992 & 1997              15
Orchards, Acres, Trees & Production by Region & County               16
Orchards, Trees, Acres & Production by Size & Region                 17
Trees by County & Age Group                                          18
Trees by Variety & Age Group                                         19
Production & Value, 1930-1996                                        20
Peach Tree Chart, 1978-1997 -- *AVAILABLE ON HARD COPY ONLY          20

PEARS
Highlights                                                           21
Orchards & Trees by Region - 1987, 1992 & 1997                       21
Pear Tree Chart, 1978-1997 -- *AVAILABLE ON HARD COPY ONLY           21
Orchards, Acres, Trees & Production by Region & County               22
Orchards, Trees, Acres & Production by Size & Region                 23
Trees by Region, County & Age Group                                  24
Trees by Variety & Age Group                                         25
Production & Value, 1930-1996                                        25

CHERRIES
Highlights                                                           26
Orchards & Tree Numbers - 1987, 1992 & 1997                          26
Tart Cherries:  Orchards, Acres, Trees & Production by County        27
Sweet Cherries:  Orchards, Acres, Trees & Production by County       27
Tart Cherries: Orchards, Trees, Acres, Production by Size & Region   28
Tart Cherries:  Trees by Variety & Age Group                         28
Sweet Cherries: Orchards, Trees, Acres, Production by Size & Region  29
Sweet Cherries:  Trees by Variety & Age Group                        29
Tart Cherries:  Trees by County & Age Group                          30
Tart Cherries:  Production & Value, 1940-1996                        30
Tart Cherry Tree Chart, 1978-1997 -- *AVAILABLE ON HARD COPY ONLY    30
Sweet Cherries:  Trees by County & Age Group                         31
Sweet Cherries:  Production & Value, 1940-1996                       31
Sweet Cherry Tree Chart, 1978-1997 -- *AVAILABLE ON HARD COPY ONLY   31

GRAPES
Highlights                                                           32
Vineyards & Acres by Region - 1987, 1992 & 1997                      32
Grape Acre Chart, 1978-1997 -- *AVAILABLE ON HARD COPY ONLY          32
Vineyards, Acres & Production by Size                                33
Vineyards, Acres & Production by Region & County                     33
Vineyards by Size of Operation & County                              33
Vineyards & Acres by Variety, County & Age Group                     34
Acres by Variety - 1992 & 1997                                       35
Production, Disposition & Value, 1930-1996                           35

PLUMS & PRUNES
Highlights                                                           36
Orchards & Tree Numbers - 1987, 1992 & 1997                          36
Plum & Prune Tree Chart, 1978-1997 -- *AVAILABLE ON HARD COPY ONLY   36
Orchards, Acres, Trees & Production by County                        37
Trees by County & Age Group                                          37
Orchards, Trees, Acres & Production by Size                          38
Trees by Variety & Age Group                                         38

NECTARINES
Highlights                                                           39
Orchards & Tree Numbers - 1987, 1992 & 1997                          39
Nectarine Tree Chart, 1978-1997 -- *AVAILABLE ON HARD COPY ONLY      39
Orchards, Acres, Trees & Production by County                        40
Orchards, Trees, Acres & Production by Size                          40
Trees by County & Age Group                                          41
Trees by Variety & Age Group                                         41
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                                        Writing our office at 2301 N. Cameron St, Harrisburg, PA  17110
 
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