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Hidalgo

Total population (2010 census): 774769
Total population (1990 census): 383545
County seat: Edinburg

Extension office

CropSELECT

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)
Corn 98 21374 2201522
Oats 1 D D
Sorghum 217 169633 10553066
Wheat 2 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 372 13310 32191
Alfalfa Hay 30 962 3087
Small Grain Hay 22 649 1428
Tame Hay 255 9849 25884
Wild Hay 78 1850 1792
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 21 313 439
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 4 D D
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 3 30 30
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 2 D  
Beets 4 94  
Broccoli 2 D  
Head Cabbage 23 2702  
Cantaloupes 10 1005  
Carrots 9 2135  
Celery 2 D  
Collards 4 301  
Cucumbers and Pickles 15 1521  
Eggplant 1 D  
Escarole and Endive 1 D  
Honeydew Melons 1 D  
Horseradish 12 587  
Kale 5 137  
All Lettuce - -  
Mustard Greens 4 158  
Okra 2 D  
Dry Onions 50 7555  
Green Onions 4 D  
Parsley 5 229  
Green Southern Peas 5 614  
Sweet Peppers 2 D  
Hot Peppers 3 61  
Potatoes 5 3242  
Radishes 2 D  
Pumpkins - -  
Spinach 4 158  
Squash 2 D  
Sweet Corn 7 D  
Tomatoes 11 577  
Turnips 2 D  
Turnip Greens 4 287  
Watermelons 39 7567  
Other Vegetables 4 58  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Avocados 3 D  
Guavas 3 D  
Grapes 6 39  
Grapefruit 368 16497  
Lemons 27 75  
Limes 3 D  
Oranges 282 8098  
Tangelos 1 D  
Tangerines 18 118  
Other Citrus Fruit 3 2  
Strawberries 2 D  
All Nuts 13 49  
Pecans 8 47  
Other Nuts 5 3  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Other 2 D X
Field and Grass Seed Crops 5 62 X
Alfalfa Seed 2 D D
Bahia Grass Seed 1 D D
Canola 1 D D
Cotton 51 18217 30717 bales
Dry Edible Beans 4 D 1180 cwt
Sesame 1 D D
Soybeans 4 263 10228 bu
Sugarcane for Seed 12 396 15904 tons
Sugarcane for Sugar 51 28805 983756 tons
Sunflower Seed 4 1612 761827 Ibs
Sweet Corn for Seed 1 D D
Peanuts - - -
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 21 586126 16 2128518
Bedding/Garden Plants 11 288806 2 D
Foliage Plants 8 D D 281454
Potted Flowering Plants 4 130120 D 271380
Nursery Stock 42 309701 346 2869437
Sod Harvested 10 X 486 1352000

 

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 93 41328 3024494 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 264 136625 9498087 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 11 1852 87060 bu
Popcorn 20 14602 17501840 lbs, shelled
Sunflower Seed 4 2502 1935440 lbs
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 20 1343 38512 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 269 10493 21540 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 18 697 1847 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 15 197 262 tons, dry
Tame Hay 216 8552 18395 tons, dry
Wild Hay 24 585 778 tons dry
Grass Silage 11 462 772 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 5 94 1298 tons, grn
Sorghum Cut for Dry Forage or Hay 4 339 698 tons, dry
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 7 415 1085 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 3 D  
Beets 6 227  
Broccoli 5 128  
Head Cabbage 26 3126  
Cantaloupes 13 2651  
Carrots 17 3622  
Collards 8 462  
Green Cowpeas and Green Southern Peas 3 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 26 1377  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 5 138  
Kale 4 89  
Mustard Greens 4 111  
Dry Onions 27 5605  
Green Onions 5 1752  
Parsley 6 283  
Hot Peppers 5 127  
Sweet Peppers 5 538  
Potatoes 6 3398 655500 cwt
Spinach 3 104  
Squash 7 67  
Sweet Corn 10 235  
Tomatoes 12 515  
Turnips 3 11  
Turnip Greens 4 251  
Watermelons 37 5878  
Other Vegetables 6 337  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Avocados 10 159 16019 trees
Grapes 4 13 6140 vines
Peaches 6 D D
Grapefruit 269 17942 2277865 trees
Lemons 25 84 9511 trees
Oranges 245 7681 1060981 trees
Other Tangerines 17 59 7009 trees
Pecans 17 48 1176 in shell
Other Fruits and Nuts 8 187 25877 trees
Blackberries 3 D D
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 129 61890 72112 bales
Herbs, Total 5 138 X
Sugarcane for Sugar 41 14582 421382 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 64 895662 842 5428
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 38 X 658 X
Floriculture Crops 19 727810 8 2310
Bedding and Garden Plants 8 D 2 1928
Foliage Plants 10 46860 5 D
Potted Flowering Plants 9 66600 2 180
Nursery Crops 40 D D 2423
Sod Harvested 5 X 431 403
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 8 D D 292

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