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Otero

Total population (2010 census): 18831
Total population (1990 census): 20185
County seat: La Junta

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Field Crops for Grain Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 110 9459 1650998
Sorghum 9 1223 54677
All Wheat 74 6082 310983
Winter Wheat 73 D D
Spring Wheat 2 D D
Oats 4 97 2130
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Dry Edible Beans 2 D D
Popcorn 1 D D
Triticale 1 D D
Soybeans 5 152 9344 bu
Sunflower Seed 1 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 300 36542 137786
Alfalfa Hay 271 31811 126175
Small Grain Hay 39 1435 4198
Tame Hay 56 2845 7069
Wild Hay 17 451 344
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 22 610 2699
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 18 699 12652
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop 13 492 6377
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 4 D  
Cantaloupes 12 1057  
Green Peas 4 1  
Dry Onions 22 734  
Hot Peppers 4 D  
Pumpkins 8 75  
Squash 4 D  
Sweet Corn 8 27  
Tomatoes 6 6  
Watermelons 10 161  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 2 D  
Sweet Cherries 1 D  
Tart Cherries 1 D  
Peaches 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)
Greenhouse Crops 1 D X D
Nursery Stock 2 - D D
Vegetable Seeds 2 - D D
Flower Seeds 1 - D D

*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 172 18776 2835030 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 9 374 30854 bu
Wheat 95 4025 263111 bu
Winter Wheat 93 (D) (D)
Barley 3 (D) (D)
Oats 10 369 19900 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 298 25822 99820 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 272 21543 88370 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 33 1266 3753 tons, dry
Tame Hay 80 2617 6973 tons, dry
Wild Hay 4 65 (D)
Grass Silage 11 331 (D)
Corn for Silage 46 1638 28339 tons, grn
Sorghum Cut for Dry Forage or Hay 6 415 1225 tons, dry
Sorghum for Silage 17 628 11322 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Dry Edible Beans 17 701 10816 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Cantaloupes 22 935  
Carrots 6 70  
Dry Onions 37 1250  
Hot Peppers 9 31  
Sweet Peppers 3 27  
Pumpkins 6 43  
Sweet Corn 6 59  
Tomatoes 10 100  
Watermelons 21 360  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 6 14 954 trees
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Other 3 (D) (X)
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 6 106600 (D) 208
Florculture Crops 5 106600 (D) 201
Bedding/Garden Plants 5 (D) (D) (D)

*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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