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Chaves

Total population (2010 census): 65645
Total population (1996 census): 57849
County seat: Roswell

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Field Crops for Grain Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Barley - - -
Sorghum 6 174 6696
Winter Wheat 4 398 10620
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Field and Grass Seed Crops 1 D X
Alfalfa Seed 1 D D
Cotton 16 2311 6108 bales
Upland Cotton 16 D D
Pima Cotton 1 D D
Dry Edible Beans 4 236 5740 cwt
Dried Herbs 1 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 149 28888 180390
Alfalfa Hay 127 20207 140681
Small Grain Hay 36 5501 25996
Other Tame Hay 25 3180 13713
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 22 5246 50107
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 50 18446 497609
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop 9 1295 26839
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Dry Onions 2 D  
Green Onions 2 D  
Hot Peppers 5 D  
Squash 1 D  
Watermelons 2 D  
Tomatoes 2 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 4 20  
Grapes 2 D  
Peaches 1 D  
Pears 1 D  
All Nuts 118 3506  
Pistachios 2 D  
Pecans 116 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)
Floriculture Crops - - - -
Nursery Stock 1 D D D

 

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 7 1050 173344 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 8 482 43190 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 7 1556 93040 bu
Barley 3 416 20800 bu
Oats 8 296 15012 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 203 39419 215694 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 167 29584 184500 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 42 D 10238 tons, dry
Tame Hay 17 D D
Grass Silage 40 5475 49131 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 33 5973 129760 tons, grn
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 33 4679 70404 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Hot Peppers 18 1025  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 8 85 9116 trees
Pecans 53 3131 101775 in shell
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 57 6954 11930 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 4 D 14 D
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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