Agriculture & Natural Resources

The estimated value of agricultural production in District 12 for 2013 was around $1.37 billion of which $697 million comes from crop production, $322 million from livestock production and $251 million from agricultural related items such as hunting, fishing, recreation, etc.  The top five commodities given their estimated value of production are Other Beef, Vegetables, Hunting, Sorghum and Fed Beef accounting for about 53 percent of the total value of agricultural production. Moreover, the top five counties in District 12 given their value of total agricultural production are Hidalgo, Cameron, Frio, Atascosa, and Willacy totaling around $805 million or around 63 percent of the total value of agricultural production. Other important commodities are sugarcane, citrus and vegetable production.

2012 Census of Agriculture

Click on a county below to view its agricultural income, acreage, and crop statistics.

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