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Rio Arriba

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Rio Arriba

Total population (2010 census): 40246
Total population (1996 census): 34365
County seat: Tierra Amarilla

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Field Crops for Grain Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Corn 10 28 276
Oats 4 23 310
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Dry Edible Beans 25 25 186 cwt
Field and Grass Seed Crops 4 22 X
Alfalfa Seed 2 D D
Fescue Seed 2 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 680 19645 D
Alfalfa Hay 511 10691 20662
Small Grain Hay 41 910 D
Other Tame Hay 201 7340 11144
Wild Hay 31 704 879
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 66 1469 D
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 3 3 3
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 9 6  
Snap Beans 16 D  
Beets 3 1  
Head Cabbage 3 2  
Cantaloupes 35 7  
Carrots 11 2  
Collards 2 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 46 14  
Eggplant 3 1  
Garlic 18 4  
Fresh Cut Herbs 7 1  
Honeydew Melons 2 D  
All Lettuce 6 2  
Okra 1 D  
Dry Onions 15 3  
Green Onions 3 Z  
Chinese Peas 1 D  
Green Peas 6 2  
Green Southern Peas/ Cowpeas 23 7  
Sweet Peppers 9 9  
Hot Peppers 56 56  
Potatoes 22 12  

Pumpkins

4 1  
Radishes 7 1  
Squash 25 7  
Sweet Corn 83 121  
Tomatoes 65 26  
Turnips 1 D  
Watermelons 10 1  
Other Vegetables 19 22  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 252 629  
Apricots 18 6  
Sweet Cherries 42 30  
Tart Cherries 6 3  
Figs      
Grapes 43 52  
Nectarines 3 1  
Peaches 92 73  
Pears 40 16  
Plums and Prunes 26 21  
Other Noncitrus Fruit 7 3  
All Nuts      
Almonds      
Pecans 3 1  
English Walnuts      
Blackberries and Dewberries 3 D  
Tame Blueberries 4 D  
Raspberries 13 3  
Strawberries 4 1  
Other Berries 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        
Floriculture Crops 10 12148 18 131536
Bedding/Garden Plants 5 D 12 104591
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 7 D 6 26945
Foliage Plants        
Potted Flowering Plants        
Flower Seeds        
Greenhouse Crops 7 13748 X 93210
Mushrooms 2 D X D
Nursery Stock 3 - D D
Sod Harvested 2 X D D
Vegetable Transplants 2 D - D
Cut Christmas Trees 4 X D NA

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 13 63 5265 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 8 235 9550 bu
Oats 9 185 4580 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 552 17793 29485 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 437 9764 17862 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 38 681 864 tons, dry
Tame Hay 130 5508 9709 tons, dry
Wild Hay 39 1734 993 tons dry
Grass Silage 9 106 168 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Bean 9 7  
Beets 4 1  
Broccoli 3 1  
Cantaloupes 3 1  
Carrots 6 1  
Cucumbers & Pickles 4 D  
Garlic 8 4  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 3 D  
Honeydew Melons 5 3  
Lettuce and Romaine 4 2  
Dry Onions 5 1  
Green Onions 3 2  
Green Peas 6 2  
Hot Peppers 24 66  
Potatoes 3 Z 200 cwt
Squash 5 2  
Sweet Corn 23 78  
Tomatoes 18 6  
Mixed Vegetables 3 D  
Other Vegetables 8 4  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 152 515 33782 trees
Apricots 9 D 108 trees
Cherries, Total 38 20 861 trees
Sweet Cherries 27 11 298 trees
Tart Cherries 22 8 563 trees
Grapes 16 37 23454 vines
Nectarines 4 D 62 trees
Peaches 38 18 1267 trees
Pears 13 10 440 trees
Plums and Prunes 9 3 182 trees
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Herbs, Total 5 4 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 22 17970 61 260
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 15 X 61 X
Floriculture Crops 14 14120 12 112
Bedding and Garden Plants 7 D D 26
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 5 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 3 5180 D D
Nursery Crops 4 D D D
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 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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