Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in New Mexico

CRP rental payments by fiscal year in New Mexico

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2021

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, 2017-2021

RankStateCRP Rental Payments, 2017-2020
1Curry County, New Mexico$21,775,202
2Roosevelt County, New Mexico$16,185,185
3Quay County, New Mexico$12,354,520
4Lea County, New Mexico$3,645,315
5Union County, New Mexico$2,936,149
6Harding County, New Mexico$1,315,581
7Torrance County, New Mexico$775,056
8Colfax County, New Mexico$245,051
9DeBaca County, New Mexico$120,295
10Cibola County, New Mexico$79,205
11Santa Fe County, New Mexico$48,609
12Rio Arriba County, New Mexico$44,645
13San Miguel County, New Mexico$35,932
14McKinley County, New Mexico$20,146
15Taos County, New Mexico$11,018
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, 2017

Land in New Mexico, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:25,044
Total Acres in Farms:40,659,836
Cropland Acres:1,825,827
Permanent pasture and rangeland:36,146,772
Woodland Acres:2,415,780

Livestock in New Mexico, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Cattle and calves inventory1,498,731
Sheep and lambs inventory105,896
Layers inventory 102,020
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold4,144
Hogs and pigs inventory2,072

Crops in New Mexico, 2017


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