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La Plata

Total population (2007 census): 51,334
Total population (1990 census): 32,284
County seat: Leadville

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Field Crops for Grain Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 5 97 10300
Sorghum 1 D D
All Wheat 12 2529 34725
Winter Wheat 12 2529 34725
Oats 7 513 32695
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Triticale 2 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 514 34001 78957
Alfalfa Hay 235 16193 45659
Small Grain Hay 38 1559 3002
Tame Hay 227 12892 26665
Wild Hay 89 3357 3631
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 25 842 2465
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 1 D D
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 8 3  
Beets 2 D  
Broccoli 2 D  
Head Cabbage 3 1  
Cucumbers and Pickles 3 1  
Carrots 2 D  
Eggplant 2 D  
Kale 1 D  
Lettuce 3 1  
Dry Onions 3 Z  
Green Peas 4 1  
Potatoes 5 2  
Pumpkins 1 D  
Spinach 2 D  
Squash 4 1  
Sweet Corn 3 1  
Tomatoes 5 4  
Other Vegetables 2 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 29 63  
Apricots 4 5  
Sweet Cherries 2 D  
Tart Cherries 3 1  
Grapes 4 2  
Peaches 10 D  
Pears 8 6  
Plums and Prunes 1 D  
Other Noncitrus Fruit 6 D  
All Nuts 2 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)
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 2 - D D
Floriculture Crops 11 46610 12 1030823
Bedding/Garden Plants 5 D D 1004025
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 6 D D D
Foliage Plants - - - -
Potted Flowering Plants 1 D - D
Greenhouse Crops 2 D X D
Nursery Stock 7 - 76 D
Cut Christmas Trees 2 X D NA
Vegetable Transplants 3 X 700 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 5 287 33176 bu
Wheat 34 4007 106158 bu
Spring Wheat 3 285 6100 bu
Winter Wheat 33 3722 100058 bu
Barley 10 299 11190 bu
Oats 49 2464 113724 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 4 (D) (X)
Bromegrass Seed 4 (D) (D)
Total Hay* 520 34493 86153 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 330 18073 52913 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 44 1172 2693 tons, dry
Tame Hay 240 12886 26028 tons, dry
Wild Hay 31 1796 3155 tons dry
Grass Silage 9 566 4094 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 6 253 3969 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Dry Edible Beans 3 (D) (D)
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Bean 4 1  
Sweet Corn 3 1  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 23 74 5835 trees
Cherries, Total 6 9 (D)
Sweet Cherries 6 9 (D)
Tart Cherries 3 (Z) 8 trees
Peaches 4 2 82 trees
Pears 4 2 (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 15 (D) 68 533
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 13 (X) 68 (X)
Florculture Crops 6 15317 (D) 141
Bedding/Garden Plants 4 (D) (D) (D)
Nursery Crops 7 - 45 330

*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 17, 2012

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