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Texas CropMAP

Total population (1990 census): 16,986,510
State Capital: Austin

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Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 5855 1656229 219361590 bu
Sweet Corn for Seed 10 703 1766200
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 10438 3041937 175279096 bu
Wheat 13669 3860325 108242787 bu
Barley 45 2347 102576 bu
Oats 2131 125595 5627557 bu
Popcorn 50 18894 29229784 lbs shelled
Rice 843 280676 15348483 cwt
Rye 98 12279 335363 bu
Sunflower Seed 320 63496 59527397 lbs
Triticale 16 3185 93345 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 1705 381187 10114310 bu
Dry Edible Beans 86 4782 62792 cwt
Dry Edible Peas 5 273 D
Dry Cowpeas and Dry Southern Peas 126 10178 134685 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 107 10340 X
Alfalfa Seed 11 671 156360 lbs
Bahia Grass Seed 41 1808 290519 lbs
Ryegrass Seed 12 D 615038 lbs
Sudangrass Seed 12 1369 1589280 lbs
Vetch Seed 4 304 46800 lbs
Other Seeds 29 3903 773624 lbs
Total Hay* 83219 4277199 9605686 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 2356 133135 546801 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 6698 317591 533525 tons, dry
Tame Hay 70456 3406909 7837720 tons, dry
Wild Hay 7644 286982 452179 tons dry
Grass Silage 2294 132582 706353 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 580 102005 2142336 tons, grn
Corn Cut for Dry Fodder 14 63 X
Sorghum Cut for Dry Forage or Hay 269 14061 27941
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 752 74861 863520 tons, grn
Sorghum Hogged or Grazed 24 1856 X
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 5 D  
Snap Beans 318 4552  
Beets 77 332  
Sugar Beets for Sugar 119 13478 260748 tons
Broccoli 66 755  
Head Cabbage 152 8104  
Cantaloups 440 9846  
Carrots 99 5124  
Cauliflower 40 80  
Celery 4 D  
Collards 113 994  
Green Cowpeas 487 4888  
Cucumbers and Pickles 324 9062  
Eggplant 70 245  
Garlic 16 8  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 56 355  
Honeydew Melons 28 3203  
Kale 31 163  
Lettuce and Romaine 39 150  
Mustard Greens 149 1212  
Dry Onions 246 13786  
Green Onions 138 2982  
Okra 290 591  
Parsley 19 359  
Green Peas 74 1237  
Hot Peppers 250 5977  
Sweet Peppers 195 1370  
Potatoes 211 17016 4348661 cwt
Sweetpotatoes 92 4913 1276120 bu
Pumpkins 113 3566  
Radishes 62 222  
Spinach 93 6104  
Squash 378 1733  
Sweet Corn 336 5058  
Tomatoes 614 1383  
Turnips 83 438  
Turnip Greens 94 760  
Mixed Vegetables 32 545  
Watermelons 1111 43325  
Other Vegetables 117 1256  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 561 1050 109043 trees
Apricots 191 68 2758 trees
Avocados 16 164 16345 trees
Cherries, Total 45 11 502 trees
Figs 168 75 4638
Grapes 475 3095 1564852 trees
Guavas 2 D D
Nectarines 64 35 2319 trees
Peaches 2018 8037 608708 trees
Pears 542 383 21494 trees
Persimmons 109 108 6130
Plums and Prunes 508 315 20318
Peanuts 1790 283847 760067849 lbs
Grapefruit 423 21236 2681984
Lemons 36 93 10594
Oranges 334 8401 1151785
Other Tangerines 27 112 13810
Other Citrus Fruits 10 131 14900
Pecans 7102 167844 3679607 in shell
Pistachios 1 D D
Other Fruits and Nuts 92 573 52237
Other Nuts 5 8 208
Blackberries 246 321 449734 lbs
Tame Blueberries 141 732 1481717 lbs
Raspberries 18 8 7406 lbs
Strawberries 51 52 212783 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 10971 5221561 4828062 bales
Guar 37 4329 4971419 lbs
Herbs, Total 67 369 X
Herbs, Dried 11 14 17450
Mungbeans for Beans 16 2794 1279449 lbs
Sugarcane for Sugar 103 26688 769117 tons
Other 85 7154 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 2286 44899237 46777 486918
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 856 X 31203 X
Floriculture Crops 985 33357328 1641 229720
Bedding and Garden Plants 660 16256720 891 146518
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 49 D 212 4161
Foliage Plants 281 8426513 386 30227
Potted Flowering Plants 276 D 152 48814
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 49 102584 D 2166
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 287 X 2266 3630
Mushrooms 6 1269337 X 42646
Nursery Crops 762 7450907 11475 13960
Sod Harvested 156 X 27627 51600
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 45 126748 D 1793
Greenhouse Vegetables 104 1793264 X 7667
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 242 799069 2276 8067

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
D=Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
X=Not applicable.