2013 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW
 New Mexico
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Sep/02/2014

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation1,742
Farm Operations - Number of Operations24,800
Farm Operations - Acres Operated43,200,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )387,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )323,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )1,290,000
Goats, Angora - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )9,500
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )17,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )2,500
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )85,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2013 )1,200

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head24,944
Milk - Production, Measured in $1,514,716,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb8,057,000,000

Crops - Planted, Harvested, Yield, Production, Price (MYA), Value of Production
CommodityPlanted All Purpose AcresHarvested AcresYieldProductionPrice per UnitValue of Production in Dollars
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE244,0004.16 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS1,014,000 TONS, DRY BASIS243,765,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)99,0002.19 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS217,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA15,000145,0005.50 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS797,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
HAY
HAY230,0004.18 TONS / ACRE962,000 TONS242.00 $ / TON232,892,000
HAY, ALFALFA145,0005.40 TONS / ACRE783,000 TONS253.00 $ / TON198,882,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)85,0002.10 TONS / ACRE179,000 TONS189.00 $ / TON34,010,000
PECANS
PECANS, IMPROVED, UTILIZED, IN SHELL72,000,000 LB136,800,000
PECANS, UTILIZED, IN SHELL72,000,000 LB136,800,000
PECANS, IMPROVED1.90 $ / LB
PECANS1.90 $ / LB
PEPPERS
PEPPERS, CHILE9,0008,600150.00 CWT / ACRE1,300,000 CWT38.10 $ / CWT49,478,000
ONIONS
ONIONS, DRY, SUMMER, NON-STORAGE6,2006,100430.00 CWT / ACRE2,623,000 CWT15.60 $ / CWT40,919,000
CORN
CORN, GRAIN39,000190.00 BU / ACRE7,410,000 BU5.10 $ / BU37,791,000
CORN, SILAGE79,00025.00 TONS / ACRE1,975,000 TONS
CORN120,000
COTTON
COTTON, UPLAND39,00031,000929.00 LB / ACRE60,000 480 LB BALES0.74 $ / LB26,496,000
COTTON, COTTONSEED14,000 TONS298.00 $ / TON8,046,000
COTTON42,50034,400921.00 LB / ACRE66,000 480 LB BALES
COTTON, PIMA3,5003,400847.00 LB / ACRE6,000 480 LB BALES
WHEAT
WHEAT, WINTER440,00070,00044.00 BU / ACRE3,080,000 BU6.80 $ / BU23,254,000
WHEAT440,00070,00044.00 BU / ACRE3,080,000 BU6.80 $ / BU23,254,000
BEANS
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE10,0009,5002,040.00 LB / ACRE194,000 CWT60.00 $ / CWT11,640,000
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, PINTO10,0009,5002,040.00 LB / ACRE194,000 CWT
SORGHUM
SORGHUM, GRAIN68,00034.00 BU / ACRE2,312,000 BU7.75 $ / CWT10,034,000
SORGHUM, SILAGE16,00013.00 TONS / ACRE208,000 TONS
SORGHUM125,000
PEANUTS
PEANUTS7,0007,0003,300.00 LB / ACRE23,100,000 LB0.33 $ / LB7,946,000
HAYLAGE
HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)14,0005.50 TONS / ACRE77,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, ALFALFA3,0009.50 TONS / ACRE29,000 TONS
HAYLAGE17,0006.24 TONS / ACRE106,000 TONS

Census State Profile: New_Mexico

Ranked Items Within The U.S., 2012
ItemQuantityU.S. RankUniverse 1
MARKET VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS SOLD ($1,000)
Total value of agricultural products sold2,550,1473550
   Value of crops, including nursery and greenhouse 616,9383750
   Value of livestock, poultry, and their products1,933,2092850
 
VALUE OF SALES BY COMMODITY GROUP ($1,000)
Grains, oilseeds, dry beans, and dry peas125,1483950
Tobacco--19
Cotton and cottonseed(D)1617
Vegetables, melons, potatoes and sweet potatoes96,3292450
Fruit, tree nuts, and berries110,8751650
Nursery, greenhouse, floriculture and sod44,8883950
Cut Christmas trees and short rotation woody crops(D)4849
Other crops and hay206,1312850
Poultry and eggs3,3464650
Cattle and calves630,8372650
Milk from cows1,251,065950
Hogs and pigs3924950
Sheep, goats, wool, mohair, and milk7,7252950
Horses, ponies, mules, burros, and donkeys24,2191450
Aquaculture6,9092950
Other animals and other animal products8,7153150
 
TOP CROP ITEMS (acres)
Forage-land used for all hay and haylage, grass silage, and greenchop343,0323750
Wheat for grain, all87,5043549
Winter wheat for grain86,4343348
Corn for silage81,8662249
Pecans, all41,331439
 
TOP LIVESTOCK INVENTORY ITEMS (number)
Cattle and calves1,354,2402250
Sheep and lambs89,7451750
Layers66,6534750
Horses and ponies50,7233650
Goats, all30,9812650

Other State Highlights, 2012
Economic Characteristics Quantity
Farm by value of sales
   Less than $1,00010,524
   $1,000 to $2,4993,085
   $2,500 to $4,9992,575
   $5,000 to $9,9992,502
   $10,000 to $19,9991,714
   $20,000 to $24,999458
   $25,000 to $39,999750
   $40,000 to $49,999314
   $50,000 to $99,9991,058
   $100,000 to $249,999771
   $250,000 to $499,999412
   $500,000 or more558
  
Total farm production expenses ($1,000)2,459,316
   Average per farm ($)99,483
  
Net cash farm income of the operations ($1,000)234,870
   Average per farm ($)9,501
Operator Characteristics Quantity
Principal operators by primary occupation
   Farming12,392
   Other12,329
 
Principal operators by sex
   Male19,944
   Female4,777
  
Average age of principal operator60.5
 
All operators by race 2
   American Indian or Alaska Native7,439
   Asian71
   Black or African American51
   Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander21
   White29,363
   More than one race221
  
All operators of Spanish, Hispanic or Latino Origin 213,195

Note: See "Census of Agriculture, Volume 1, Geographic Area Series" for complete footnotes, explanations, definitions, and methodology.
   1 Universe is number of states in U.S. with item.
   2 Data were collected for a maximum of three operators per farm.
  (D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations.
   - Represents zero.