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Colorado CropMAP

Total population (1990 census): 3,294,394
State Capital: Denver

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For CropSELECT see county pages.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 3579 919784 130170731 bu
Sweet Corn for Seed 4 180 565068
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 504 148004 5272619 bu
Wheat 5407 2515100 76656526 bu
Spring Wheat for Grain 373 49674 3857762 bu
Winter Wheat for Grain 5166 2465426 72798764 bu
Barley 657 84564 8639798 bu
Canola 1 D D
Oats 404 20001 1112532 bu
Popcorn 52 6165 22713252 lbs shelled
Proso Millet 483 125765 3478086 bu
Rye 13 758 21578 bu
Safflower 9 1222 1383330 lbs
Sunflower Seed 329 73119 74241175 lbs
Triticale 28 1458 42548 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 14 1621 51320 bu
Dry Edible Beans 1095 116544 2028685 cwt
Dry Edible Peas 6 254 289000 lbs
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 66 D X
Alfalfa Seed 20 1232 312124 lbs
Bromegrass Seed 6 335 60087 lbs
Foxtail Millet Seed 21 2525 2655280 lbs
Red Clover Seed 4 214 34850 lbs
Wheatgrass Seed 4 765 96987 lbs
Other Seeds 14 3040 500670 lbs
Total Hay* 13446 1607991 3989176 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 9528 833471 2715837 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 1424 98140 193906 tons, dry
Tame Hay 4060 430858 727995 tons, dry
Wild Hay 1378 208124 263005 tons dry
Grass Silage 415 37398 265282 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 1160 96344 2021799 tons, grn
Sorghum Cut for Dry Forage or Hay 174 17515 34187
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 197 15989 150790 tons, grn
Sorghum Hogged or Grazed 3 440 X
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 24 312  
Snap Beans 51 228  
Beets 28 38  
Sugar Beets for Sugar 530 63139 1255453 tons
Broccoli 26 496  
Head Cabbage 48 2605  
Cantaloups 82 1593  
Carrots 45 4755  
Cauliflower 12 15  
Collards 1 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 68 868  
Eggplant 24 13  
Garlic 24 10  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 34 15  
Honeydew Melons 10 9  
Kale 1 D  
Lettuce and Romaine 52 2302  
Mustard Greens 2 D  
Dry Onions 200 13993  
Green Onions 20 394  
Okra 10 4  
Green Peas 25 114  
Hot Peppers 85 669  
Sweet Peppers 51 375  
Potatoes 320 85446 28081460 cwt
Pumpkins 105 1321  
Radishes 15 137  
Spinach 28 1984  
Squash 66 899  
Sweet Corn 164 6343  
Tomatoes 93 420  
Turnips 10 D  
Turnip Greens 1 D  
Mixed Vegetables 12 40  
Watermelons 67 1550  
Other Vegetables 40 1326  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 460 3693 645199 trees
Apricots 96 120 10188 trees
Cherries, Total 187 527 53343 trees
Sweet Cherries 145 299 30489 trees
Tart Cherries 84 228 22854 trees
Grapes 117 572 378793 trees
Nectarines 17 18 2104 trees
Peaches 316 2351 408170 trees
Pears 122 369 54647 trees
Plums and Prunes 74 83 9668
Other Fruits and Nuts 7 D 1129
Blackberries 8 7 11029 lbs
Raspberries 31 34 34896 lbs
Strawberries 20 14 25793 lbs
Other Berries 9 5 4970
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Herbs, Total 41 43 X
Herbs, Dried 11 28 23452
Other 27 1325 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 631 19925791 16856 211743
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 338 X 12702 X
Floriculture Crops 277 13034039 169 78528
Bedding and Garden Plants 222 7197373 110 52173
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 61 2533572 44 12457
Foliage Plants 29 168334 D 1327
Potted Flowering Plants 65 3134760 15 12571
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 13 D 29 D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 55 X 456 2481
Nursery Crops 207 321698 3922 37517
Sod Harvested 39 X 7056 28115
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 28 20889 2886 1812
Greenhouse Vegetables 49 3559804 X 37493
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 84 760265 2339 13106

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