Tamaulipas has 1'525,263 has agricultural use, of which 551,762 are irrigation and 973,501 are temporary.
One of the most important cycles is Autumn-Winter, since the largest amount of hectares is sown, in the 2016-2017 cycle 904,258 hectares were planted, the main crops of this cycle are: Grain Sorghum, Corn Grain, Safflower, Cotton bone, wheat grain, onion, canola and okra (angú or gombo) among others.
The sowing period in this cycle begins in October and ends in March of the following year, the harvests begin in December and end in the month of September of the following year.
The Spring-Summer cycle is usually planted in the center and south of our State, during the 2017 Spring-Summer cycle 273,562 hectares were planted, highlighting the following crops such as: Soya, Grain Sorghum, Grain Maize, Fodder Sorghum in green, bone cotton, fodder corn in green, beans, green chile and onion.
In this cycle, the sowing period begins in April and ends in September of the same year, and the crops begin in June and end in March of the subsequent year.
The Perennial 2017 cycle, reached a planting of 222,661 hectares, some of the main crops in this cycle are the Sugar Cane, Pastures and Prairies, Orange, Lemon, Aloe, Agave, Grapefruit (Grapefruit) and Olive. In perennials, the greatest amount of production volume is obtained due to the cultivation of sugarcane.
In the Perennial cycle crops are usually harvested between the months of January to December. It must be remembered that perennial crops refer to fruit trees and plantations with useful life from 2 to 30 years although there are species with much older age that can reach up to 100 years that may be in production.