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New Mexico CropMAP

Total population (1990 census): 1,515,069
State Capital: Santa Fe

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For CropSELECT see county pages.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 316 80122 13795021 bu
Sweet Corn for Seed 5 73 111300
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 496 188615 7059484 bu
Wheat 711 264190 8605057 bu
Barley 26 3852 240240 bu
Oats 83 3326 152307 bu
Rye 5 407 6414 bu
Sunflower Seed 8 4488 2846230 lbs
Triticale 17 1967 46632 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 3 157 4253 bu
Dry Edible Beans 68 10998 184559 cwt
Dry Edible Peas 6 545 573960 lbs
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 15 437 X
Alfalfa Seed 10 211 72543 lbs
Total Hay* 4616 318213 1207842 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 3641 207525 971581 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 538 23438 52252 tons, dry
Tame Hay 934 52884 98577 tons, dry
Wild Hay 186 10549 9166 tons dry
Grass Silage 234 23817 228804 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 275 46730 1029234 tons, grn
Sorghum Cut for Dry Forage or Hay 36 1655 3022
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 111 14557 218544 tons, grn
Sorghum Hogged or Grazed 3 11 X
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 7 4  
Snap Beans 39 573  
Beets 16 D  
Sugar Beets for Sugar 5 D D
Broccoli 8 4  
Head Cabbage 34 578  
Cantaloups 38 277  
Carrots 14 13  
Green Cowpeas 1 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 22 10  
Eggplant 10 7  
Garlic 20 47  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 13 3  
Honeydew Melons 15 21  
Lettuce and Romaine 55 1669  
Dry Onions 113 7647  
Green Onions 9 D  
Okra 22 9  
Green Peas 17 8  
Hot Peppers 345 20528  
Sweet Peppers 10 D  
Potatoes 35 9385 3499484 cwt
Pumpkins 63 2926  
Radishes 6 1  
Spinach 32 1220  
Squash 55 260  
Sweet Corn 119 477  
Tomatoes 70 110  
Turnips 3 Z  
Mixed Vegetables 9 15  
Watermelons 59 1374  
Other Vegetables 28 34  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 574 2086 153542 trees
Apricots 62 39 4481 trees
Cherries, Total 182 166 12424 trees
Sweet Cherries 144 128 9917 trees
Tart Cherries 110 38 2507 trees
Grapes 109 897 461155 trees
Nectarines 13 3 122 trees
Peaches 194 122 8953 trees
Pears 83 37 1867 trees
Plums and Prunes 73 24 1401
Peanuts 71 16132 42372773 lbs
Almonds 3 2 103
Pecans 1105 29622 1231902 in shell
Pistachios 51 537 56252
Other Fruits and Nuts 18 37 1349
Blackberries 12 13 10330 lbs
Raspberries 13 23 96930 lbs
Strawberries 2 D D
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 459 67996 113281 bales
Herbs, Total 19 10 X
Herbs, Dried 7 7 1165
Other 7 375 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 245 4688202 4068 48409
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 155 X 2936 X
Floriculture Crops 112 3478661 66 31206
Bedding and Garden Plants 76 756401 28 7086
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 18 D 20 D
Foliage Plants 19 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 33 1176430 D 16149
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 6 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 15 X D 129
Nursery Crops 90 281484 698 7733
Sod Harvested 8 X 1942 6581
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 11 D D 261
Greenhouse Vegetables 18 D X D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 30 9538 176 216

*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.