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Lea

Total population (2010 census): 64727
Total population (1996 census): 55765
County seat: Lovington

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Field Crops for Grain Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Rye 1 D D
Sorghum 8 468 23624
Wheat 14 3665 185000
Corn 4 801 118928
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 16 12089 22643 bales
Peanuts 5 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 85 13790 55442
Alfalfa Hay 55 6516 38969
Small Grain Hay 40 6626 14902
Other Tame Hay 11 648 1571
Wild Hay - - -
Corn for Silage 15 3022 64503
Sorghum for Silage 6 600 9200
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 12 975 4975
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 2 D  
Apricots 2 D  
Peaches 2 D  
Pears 2 D  
All Nuts 39 D  
Pistachios 1 D  
Pecans 38 526  
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 Stock 3 D D D

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 4 364 40398 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 11 2464 81211 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 17 2966 115131 bu
Triticale 4 603 23000 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 98 14264 53718 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 72 7519 30655 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 20 1882 D
Tame Hay 18 D 3907 tons, dry
Grass Silage 9 2945 48575 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 13 3725 78447 tons, grn
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 7 860 13500 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Dry Onions 3 140  
Hot Peppers 6 751  
Potatoes 3 D D
Pumpkins 3 D  
Watermelons 4 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 3 D D
Cherries, Total 3 Z 13 trees
Tart Cherries 3 Z 13 trees
Peanuts for Nuts 10 2899 9303200 lbs
Pecans 36 526 22690 in shell
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 31 9531 12984 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 6 D 80 D
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 5 X 80 X
Nursery Crops 3 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 18, 2012

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