APPLE COUNTY ESTIMATES, 2003  
         
         
  Total Bearing Yield Per Total Utilized
County Acres Bearing Acre 1/ Production Production 2/
         
         
  Acres Pounds Pounds Pounds
         
Oconee 500 2,000 1,000,000 800,000
Spartanburg 550 7,900 4,345,000 3,125,000
         
Other Counties 150 4,365 655,000 575,000
         
State 1,200 5,000 6,000,000 4,500,000
         
1/ Yield is calculated by dividing total production by total bearing acres with the published
estimate rounded according to agency rounding rules. 2/ Utilized production by county is
based on ratio of State utilized production to State total production.