Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in New Mexico

CRP rental payments by fiscal year in New Mexico

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2022

Conservation practices installed on CRP acres, cumulative, as of January 2020, New Mexico

1Grass plantings - native261,85661.7%
2CRP grasslands - native grasses92,55921.8%
3Grass plantings - introduced52,40612.3%
4Existing grass11,7912.8%
5State acres for wildlife enhancement2,6000.6%
6CRP grasslands - introduced grasses1,9440.5%
7Pollinator habitat8570.2%
8Riparian buffers5600.1%
9Wildlife habitat140< 0.1%
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 Total Acres424,713 

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2022

RankStateCRP Rental Payments, 2017-2022
1Curry County, New Mexico$31,602,019
2Roosevelt County, New Mexico$22,803,339
3Quay County, New Mexico$18,317,916
4Lea County, New Mexico$5,185,854
5Union County, New Mexico$4,118,612
6Harding County, New Mexico$1,944,137
7Torrance County, New Mexico$1,003,954
8Colfax County, New Mexico$429,619
9DeBaca County, New Mexico$180,531
10Cibola County, New Mexico$115,388
11Santa Fe County, New Mexico$97,215
12Rio Arriba County, New Mexico$66,967
13San Miguel County, New Mexico$44,702
14McKinley County, New Mexico$28,554
15Taos County, New Mexico$16,522
16Sandoval County, New Mexico$0
17Sierra County, New Mexico$0
18San Juan County, New Mexico$0
19Valencia County, New Mexico$0
20Socorro County, New Mexico$0
21Bernalillo County, New Mexico$0
22Otero County, New Mexico$0
23Mora County, New Mexico$0
24Luna County, New Mexico$0
25Lincoln County, New Mexico$0
26Hidalgo County, New Mexico$0
27Guadalupe County, New Mexico$0
28Grant County, New Mexico$0
29Eddy County, New Mexico$0
30Dona Ana County, New Mexico$0
31Chaves County, New Mexico$0
32Catron County, New Mexico$0
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for New Mexico, 2022

Land in New Mexico, 2022

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:20,976
Total Acres in Farms:39,128,563
Cropland Acres:2,094,233
Permanent pasture and rangeland:33,718,286
Woodland Acres:2,650,378

Livestock in New Mexico, 2022

LivestockNumber of Animals
Cattle and calves inventory1,330,860
Sheep and lambs inventory92,005
Layers inventory 91,564
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold3,955
Hogs and pigs inventory1,747

Crops in New Mexico, 2022


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