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Dona Ana

Total population (2010 census): 209,233
Total population (1996 census): 135,510
County seat: Las Cruces

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Field Crops for Grain Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Wheat 8 470 46574
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Field and Grass Seed Crops 3 28 X
Alfalfa Seed 2 D D
Bermuda Grass Seed 1 D D
All Cotton 81 14295 33348 bales
Upland Cotton 65 10093 25687 bales
Pima Cotton 37 4202 7661 bales
Triticale 1 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 475 21176 145134
Alfalfa Hay 453 18295 135998
Small Grain Hay 23 1170 4570
Other Tame Hay 33 1453 4377
Wild Hay 3 258 189
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 19 646 7297
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 56 9110 208799
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop 11 D 4034
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 2 D  
Snap Beans 12 3  
Beets 3 Z  
Lettuce 13 567  
Head Cabbage 7 336  
Honeydew Melons 4 1  
Cantaloupes 12 13  
Eggplant 2 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 11 2  
Garlic 4 3  
Fresh Cut Herbs - -  
Green Peas 2 D  
Okra 6 1  
Dry Onions 50 5175  
Chinese Peas 1 D  
Green Southern Peas/ Cowpeas 7 3  
Sweet Peppers 3 1  
Hot Peppers 69 3607  
Potatoes 3 1  

Pumpkins

2 D  
Radishes 1 D  
Spinach 3 D  
Squash 9 15  
Sweet Corn 11 41  
Tomatoes 18 16  
Turnips 3 Z  
Watermelons 16 165  
Other Vegetables 10 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 14 7  
Apricots 7 2  
Grapes 24 100  
Peaches 10 4  
Pears 9 14  
Plums and Prunes 2 D  
Other Noncitrus Fruit 9 6  
Citrus Fruit 2 D  
All Nuts 1193 27403  
Pistachios 13 D  
Pecans 1188 27289  
English Walnuts 2 D  
Blackberries and Dewberries 2 D  
Strawberries 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 D
Floriculture Crops 9 D 22 D
Bedding/Garden Plants 8 D D 944901
Foliage Plants 5 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 2 D D D
Vegetable Seeds 4 - 75 124334
Greenhouse Crops - - - -
Nursery Stock 17 D 380 D
Sod Harvested 1 X D D
Vegetable Transplants 1 D - D
Cut Christmas Trees 4 X 4 NA

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 8 575 88670 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 3 235 21750 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 9 926 69617 bu
Oats 8 238 15244 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 445 19947 119761 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 427 15821 105309 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 10 263 534 tons, dry
Tame Hay 17 251 509 tons, dry
Grass Silage 32 3612 40231 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 85 6564 133399 tons, grn
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 11 1062 16378 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Head Cabbage 20 550  
Cantaloupes 5 8  
Garlic 6 37  
Lettuce and Romaine 40 1561  
Dry Onions 56 3928  
Okra 5 3  
Hot Peppers 113 6588  
Spinach 18 295  
Squash 9 20  
Sweet Corn 7 10  
Tomatoes 8 D  
Watermelons 4 14  
Other Vegetables 3 1  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 28 25 3346 trees
Apricots 7 1 33 trees
Cherries, Total 4 1 D
Sweet Cherries 3 D 4 trees
Grapes 11 37 39676 vines
Peaches 15 8 432 trees
Pears 6 1 40 trees
Plums and Prunes 7 1 80 trees
Peanuts for Nuts 2 D D
Pecans 733 20989 890322 in shell
Pistachios 8 47 3925 in shell
Blackberries 4 7 5620 lbs
Raspberries 3 5 7500 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 176 22016 41099 bales
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 45 1287806 846 26976
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 36 X 846 X
Floriculture Crops 14 D 18 19144
Bedding and Garden Plants 10 55600 5 689
Foliage Plants 3 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 6 D D D
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 3 D D 22
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 3 X 14 79
Nursery Crops 21 169400 230 4325
Greenhouse Vegetables 3 D X D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 4lillo D 12 22

*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 18, 2012

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