NV_17706Lyon County is the number one ag producing county in Nevada. Lyon is home to garlic and onion farms along with beef cattle and alfalfa hay. Lyon County agriculture is very diverse with new and alternative crops entering the farming communitites. According to the 2012 Census of Agriculture there are 462 fans covering 28.6 percent of the land. More than 50 percent of farms were small size farms between 1 to 49 acres.

Agricultural Commodities

County President

Darrell Pursel
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  • ALFALFA

    ALFALFA

  • BEES/HONEY

    BEES/HONEY

  • COW/CALF

    COW/CALF

  • CORN

    CORN

  • DAIRY CATTLE

    DAIRY CATTLE

  • VEGETABLES

    VEGETABLES

  • GARLIC

    GARLIC

  • HORSES

    HORSES

  • SHEEP/LAMBS

    SHEEP/LAMBS

  • LLAMAS

    LLAMAS

  • TURF

    TURF

  • GRAINS

    GRAINS

  • PUMPKINS

    PUMPKINS