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Cameron

Total population (2010 census): 406220
Total population (1990 census): 260120
County seat: Brownsville

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Cereals, Pseudocereals, Oilseeds
Industrial, Fiber
Forages
Vegetables
Small Fruits
Tree Fruits and Nuts
Herb, Aromatic, Medicinal, and Bioactive

 

Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)

Field Crops for Grain Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 92 16114 1803315
Sorghum 217 114541 8422637
Wheat for Grain, Total 8 1447 71110
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 283 6342 18629
Alfalfa Hay 9 182 729
Small Grain Hay 13 722 1635
Tame Hay 242 4811 14368
Wild Hay 34 627 1897
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 20 231 547
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 4 19 308
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop 1 D D
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Bermuda Grass Seed 2 D D
Dry Edible Beans 1 D D
Upland Cotton 68 26160 35649 bales
Soybeans 7 716 29058 bu
Sugarcane for Seed 9 232 8541 tons
Sugarcane for Sugar 42 9021 276426 tons
Other 4 D X
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Green Lima Beans 2 D  
Beets 2 D  
Head Cabbage 14 924  
Cantaloupes 4 238  
Carrots 5 817  
Fresh Cut Herbs 2 D  
Collards 2 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 6 144  
Kale 2 D  
Green Onions 2 D  
Dry Onions 14 794  
Green Southern Peas/ Cowpeas 2 D  
Spinach 3 160  
Parsley 3 D  
Sweet Corn 1 D  
Tomatoes 1 D  
Turnip Greens 1 D  
Watermelons 9 468  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Avocados 4 5  
Bananas 3 D  
Guavas 1 D  
Grapes 2 D  
Mangoes 1 D  
Papayas 1 D  
Peaches 3 D  
Grapefruit 155 2086  
Lemons 4 D  
Oranges 85 470  
Tangerines 12 6  
Pecans 7 403  
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)
Cuttings, Seedlings, Liners, and Plugs 5 D 3 D
Floriculture Crops 24 4136708 349 11142243
Bedding/Garden Plants 7 194908 D D
Foliage Plants 12 3883900 296 9650663
Potted Flowering Plants 6 57900 D 132373
Flower Seed 1 D - D
Nursery Stock 44 351648 457 D

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 77 14023 1628867 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 270 90570 5012177 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 13 3079 136468 bu
Popcorn 4 616 1172400 lbs, shelled
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 13 4131 124077 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 140 6189 13167 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 8 143 D
Small Grain Hay 3 205 D
Tame Hay 120 5011 11083 tons, dry
Wild Hay 11 281 443 tons dry
Grass Silage 8 549 3580 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 8 613 11048 tons, grn
Sorghum Cut for Dry Forage or Hay 4 59 73 tons, dry
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 5 D D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Head Cabbage 10 998  
Cucumbers and Pickles 9 600  
Dry Onions 9 437  
Green Onions 3 30  
Okra 6 125  
Hot Peppers 3 D  
Sweet Peppers 3 D  
Squash 9 335  
Watermelons 6 240  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Avocados 6 6 326 trees
Grapefruit 149 3089 375354 trees
Lemons 7 D D
Oranges 81 696 88098 trees
Other Tangerines 3 D D
Pecans 15 97 3589 in shell
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 183 51952 55219 bales
Sugarcane for Sugar 50 9726 284666 tons
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 48 5924964 877 16209
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 27 X 867 X
Floriculture Crops 23 5687950 D 13339
Bedding and Garden Plants 9 D D D
Foliage Plants 12 5487650 D 12449
Potted Flowering Plants 6 D 2 D
Nursery Crops 24 237014 489 2055
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 4 D 41 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: August 15, 2012

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