Ten years later 11,000 fanegas of all kinds of grain were gathered as a crop.
The actual annual value of a quarrée of land planted in cacoa is ten fanegas, or 1¼ lb.
A royal degree of 1619 disposed that “every one who sows and tills twenty-five fanegas of land each year, may use a coach.”
The wheat harvest gave two thousand bushels, but corn and beans were failures and barley only gave a hundred and twenty fanegas.
The maize that lay in the other town was brought there, and when together the quantity was estimated to be six thousand fanegas.
Measuring by fanegas was then still in vogue in Mexico; a fanega equals about sixty-four kilograms.
The figures represent "fanegas" which are, roughly, equivalent to acres.
There was little agriculture, only five fanegas of wheat being harvested in 1772.
He had this year sown, and altogether by Indian labor, three hundred fanegas of wheat.
The average crop of a family may be estimated at six or twelve fanegas.