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Nevada CropMAP

Total population (1990 census): 1,201,833
State Capital: Carson City

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For CropSELECT see county pages.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 8 396 46160 bu
Wheat 73 19034 1903995 bu
Spring Wheat for Grain 25 D D
Other Spring Wheat 25 D D
Winter Wheat for Grain 59 D D
Barley 49 4642 422623 bu
Oats 10 503 30499 bu
Rye 1 D D
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Dry Edible Beans 2 D D
Dry Edible Peas 2 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 30 12099 X
Alfalfa Seed 27 11731 7636279 lbs
Total Hay* 1640 478358 1458687 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 1307 259021 1096214 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 244 D 58777 tons, dry
Tame Hay 289 72535 133836 tons, dry
Wild Hay 282 117443 144996 tons dry
Grass Silage 56 D 74599 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 45 D D
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 1 D D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 4 D  
Beets 3 Z  
Broccoli 2 D  
Cantaloups 9 37  
Carrots 3 Z  
Cucumbers and Pickles 4 D  
Eggplant 3 Z  
Garlic 12 2339  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 5 2  
Lettuce and Romaine 5 1  
Dry Onions 9 1714  
Hot Peppers 4 1  
Potatoes 10 6999 2962254 cwt
Pumpkins 7 51  
Squash 6 D  
Sweet Corn 9 20  
Tomatoes 9 9  
Watermelons 6 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 42 174 20049 trees
Apricots 14 13 1097 trees
Cherries, Total 18 9 548 trees
Sweet Cherries 17 8 496 trees
Tart Cherries 8 2 52 trees
Grapes 16 19 6312 trees
Peaches 25 38 6077 trees
Pears 15 15 1734 trees
Plums and Prunes 16 16 1179
Pomegranates 3 D D
Pecans 5 19 D
Pistachios 10 D D
Other Fruits and Nuts 5 3 268
Blackberries 1 D D
Strawberries 1 D D
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Mint for Oil 4 1390 D
Other 7 295 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 46 709899 1453 15629
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 25 X 1453 X
Floriculture Crops 21 156005 D D
Bedding and Garden Plants 15 D D D
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 3 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 3 D D 5
Nursery Crops 13 51404 42 575
Sod Harvested 11 X 1364 9615
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 4 D D 7

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
D=Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
X=Not applicable.
Z=Less than half of the unit shown.