Agriculture 1997 from the National
Agricultural Statistics Service. Some material is available in
.pdf format only. The highlights by county are available in text
format and include 1997 and 1992 data for comparative purposes.
include data on the number of farms, the amount of land in farms,
value of land and buildings, value of machinery and equipment,
number of farms by size, market value of agricultural products
sold, data on livestock and poultry, and selected crops.
Colorado Agriculture Census:
select Colorado to search from a interactive data retrieval interface covering
1987, 1992, 1997. The data are available for the state and its counties in
51 tables: summary highlights; market value and farms by SIC; farm production
expenses; net cash return and government payments; hired farm labor-workers
and payroll; farms, land in farms, value of land; harvested cropland by size
of farm; irrigation; machinery and equipment on place; agricultural chemicals
used and fertilizer; tenure, characteristics and organization; farms with
sales of 10K or more; selected crops; cattle and calves--inventory and sales;
hogs and pigs--litters, inventory and sales; poultry--inventory and sales;
sheep and lambs--inventory, shorn, and sales; horses and ponies--inventory
and sales; milk goats--inventory and sales; angora goats--inventory and sales;
mink and their pelts--inventory and sales; colonies of bees and honey--inventory
and sales; fish sales; miscellaneous poultry--inventory and sales; miscellaneous
livestock and animal specialties; graines-corn, sorghum, wheat; cotton, tobacco,
soybeans, dry beans; seeds, hay, forage, and silage; vegetables, sweet corn
and melons; land in orchards; fruits and nuts; berries harvested for sale;
nursery and greenhouse crops, sod; other crops; black and other races by sales,
occupation; black and other races by tenure; selected racial groups; operators
of Spanish origin; and farms with grazing permits.
Agriculture: A Profile--data on the land area in farms,
operators by tenure, size, age group, and economic sales. It
also includes a national ranking of Colorado products,
statistics on crop production and livestock inventories, cash
receipts by commodity, and farm sector indicators such as
production expenses by type, farm assets, equity, and
Publications, including Ag Reports, Weekly Crop Progress,
County Crop Statistics and other publications containing
statistical data about current agricultural production.
Provides the Colorado Agricultural Statistics Bulletin from
1997 to the most recent.
United States Census Browser Provides state and county level
data for the 1790-1970 censuses. The first census of Colorado was
taken in 1870. Although the data varies by census, a census may
include statistics on education, employment, agriculture, general
population characteristics, housing, manufacturing, place of
birth, and retail and wholesale businesses. Includes options for
sorting data and graphing.