Appendix 3
Milk, Cattle, and Cotton Production in Laguna, 1948–2004
Year Liters per day Heads of cattle
Area of cotton
in hectares
1948 33,000 4,000 80,100
1962 175,000 18,000 90,443
1967 220,000 35,000 84,217
1970 450,000 45,000 81,084
1977 1,087,671 90,000 72,236
1980 1,150,684 73,421 65,886
1988 1,290,410 109,000 66,490
1990 1,475,674 200,584 52,281
2000 4,461,281 415,596 8,284
2004 4,850,000 470,000 15,860
Source: “El manejo del agua en la Laguna, México,” Elías García, Instituto de Desarrollo del
Campo http:// www . bancomundial . org / cuartoforo / text / D - CASO - RecursosNaturales . pdf.
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