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Mesa

Total population (2010 census): 146,723
Total population (1990 census): 93,145
County seat: Grand Junction

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Field Crops for Grain Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Barley 3 D D
Maize=Corn 39 2701 365686
Sorghum - - -
All Wheat 29 2502 199446
Winter Wheat 27 2498 199206
Spring Wheat 3 4 240
Oats 4 56 4021
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
All Other Crops 3 D X
Alfalfa Seed 5 D D
Canola 1 D D
Dried Herbs 1 D D
Dry Edible Beans 1 D D
Soybeans 2 D D
Sunflower Seed 1 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 890 34203 88168
Alfalfa Hay 618 26158 72475
Small Grain Hay 35 928 1674
Tame Hay 210 5294 12241
Wild Hay 92 1823 1778
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 33 529 1887
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 30 1841 44424
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop - - -
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 12 16  
Beets - -  
Asparagus 2 D  
Brussel Sprouts 2 D  
Cantaloupes 10 30  
Carrots 3 1  
Eggplant 1 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 8 21  
Fresh Cut Herbs 4 Z  
Okra 1 D  
Dry Onions 11 5  
Sweet Peppers 7 4  
Hot Peppers 11 102  
Potatoes 12 19  
Pumpkins 19 29  
Green Peas 7 7  
Rhubarb 1 D  
Squash 22 46  
Sweet Corn 22 333  
Tomatoes 31 156  
Other Vegetables 7 3  
Watermelons 14 15  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 45 121  
Apricots 36 29  
Sweet Cherries 48 58  
Tart Cherries 13 37  
Grapes 80 566  
Nectarines 16 14  
Peaches 186 1806  
Pears 33 93  
Plums and Prunes 20 17  
All Nuts 8 2  
Almonds 3 D  
Pecans 2 D  
English Walnuts 7 D  
Blackberries 2 D  
Raspberries 1 D  
Strawberries 1 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)
Aquatic Plants 2 D D D
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 2 D - D
Floriculture Crops 15 369850 26 5819200
Bedding/Garden Plants 12 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees 6 X 96 NA
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 4 D 13 529200
Foliage Plants 2 D - D
Potted Flowering Plants 2 D D D
Flower Seeds 2 D D D
Greenhouse Crops 4 20400 X 153500
Nursery Stock 18 4954 121 792649
Sod Harvested 4 X 309 1170776
Vegetable Seeds 2 D D D
Vegetable Transplants 3 5032 - 12580

*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 89 6229 777572 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 3 106 10600 bu
Wheat 75 4626 356861 bu
Spring Wheat 9 181 15572 bu
Winter Wheat 71 4445 341289 bu
Barley 17 448 47917 bu
Oats 20 446 25797 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 7 1514 (X)
Alfalfa Seed 7 872 207364 lbs
Total Hay* 818 38718 101664 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 694 29416 84059 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 54 807 1713 tons, dry
Tame Hay 145 5653 9780 tons, dry
Wild Hay 28 1248 1936 tons dry
Grass Silage 25 1594 12528 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 53 2498 46978 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Dry Edible Beans 19 662 13137 bu
Potatoes 5 27 4940 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 5 (D)  
Snap Bean 4 17  
Head Cabbage 4 4  
Cantaloupes 11 21  
Cucumbers & Pickles 8 12  
Mustard Greens 2 (D)  
Dry Onions 10 214  
Green Peas 3 (D)  
Hot Peppers 12 87  
Sweet Peppers 5 8  
Pumpkins 5 11  
Squash 6 11  
Sweet Corn 18 711  
Tomatoes 15 164  
Watermelons 4 (D)  
Other Vegetables 4 (D)  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 100 373 62034 trees
Apricots 44 62 5694 trees
Cherries, Total 61 131 16093 trees
Sweet Cherries 53 87 10577 trees
Tart Cherries 15 44 5516 trees
Grapes 48 361 242771 vines
Peaches 200 1702 302454 trees
Pears 45 140 20444 trees
Plums and Prunes 25 22 2895 trees
Raspberries 4 1 3000 lbs
Strawberries 3 (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 38 326044 152 5915
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 28 (X) 152 (X)
Florculture Crops 11 279144 15 3626
Bedding/Garden Plants 8 204108 (D) 2148
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 5 32140 (D) (D)
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 4 (X) 3 21
Nursery Crops 11 (D) 58 1529
Sod Harvested 5 (X) 65 395
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 3 (D) (D) (D)
Greenhouse Vegetables 5 36452 (X) (D)
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 4 (D) (D) 3

*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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