2013 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW
 Arizona
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Sep/21/2014

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation1,337
Farm Operations - Number of Operations19,600
Farm Operations - Acres Operated26,200,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )178,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )192,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )920,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )274,000
Goats, Angora - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )23,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )25,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )3,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )150,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2013 )175,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head23,626
Milk - Production, Measured in $875,355,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb4,489,000,000

Crops - Planted, Harvested, Yield, Production, Price (MYA), Value of Production
CommodityPlanted All Purpose AcresHarvested AcresYieldProductionPrice per UnitValue of Production in Dollars
HAY
HAY285,0007.65 TONS / ACRE2,179,000 TONS201.00 $ / TON435,030,000
HAY, ALFALFA250,0008.10 TONS / ACRE2,025,000 TONS201.00 $ / TON405,000,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)35,0004.40 TONS / ACRE154,000 TONS201.00 $ / TON30,030,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE435,030,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA65,000
LETTUCE
LETTUCE, HEAD, FRESH MARKET33,10033,000350.00 CWT / ACRE11,550,000 CWT31.80 $ / CWT367,290,000
LETTUCE, ROMAINE, FRESH MARKET20,20020,100300.00 CWT / ACRE6,030,000 CWT48.00 $ / CWT289,440,000
LETTUCE, LEAF, FRESH MARKET7,6007,500230.00 CWT / ACRE1,725,000 CWT54.50 $ / CWT94,013,000
COTTON
COTTON, UPLAND160,000159,0001,449.00 LB / ACRE480,000 480 LB BALES0.79 $ / LB182,016,000
COTTON, COTTONSEED163,000 TONS269.00 $ / TON45,730,000
COTTON, PIMA1,5001,5001,024.00 LB / ACRE3,200 480 LB BALES
COTTON161,500160,5001,445.00 LB / ACRE483,200 480 LB BALES
WHEAT
WHEAT92,00089,00099.50 BU / ACRE8,858,000 BU8.74 $ / BU73,284,000
WHEAT, SPRING, DURUM80,00079,000102.00 BU / ACRE8,058,000 BU
WHEAT, WINTER12,00010,00080.00 BU / ACRE800,000 BU
MELONS
MELONS, CANTALOUP, FRESH MARKET15,90015,800230.00 CWT / ACRE3,634,000 CWT20.00 $ / CWT72,680,000
MELONS, WATERMELON, FRESH MARKET3,6003,600500.00 CWT / ACRE1,800,000 CWT16.20 $ / CWT29,160,000
MELONS, HONEYDEW, FRESH MARKET3,4003,300210.00 CWT / ACRE693,000 CWT21.70 $ / CWT15,038,000
SPINACH
SPINACH, FRESH MARKET7,3007,200190.00 CWT / ACRE1,368,000 CWT48.30 $ / CWT66,074,000
CORN
CORN, GRAIN51,000180.00 BU / ACRE9,180,000 BU6.30 $ / BU57,834,000
CORN, SILAGE33,00030.00 TONS / ACRE990,000 TONS
CORN85,000
BROCCOLI
BROCCOLI7,6007,500120.00 CWT / ACRE900,000 CWT57.10 $ / CWT51,390,000
BROCCOLI, FRESH MARKET900,000 CWT57.10 $ / CWT51,390,000
BARLEY
BARLEY75,00069,000118.00 BU / ACRE8,142,000 BU5.13 $ / BU47,224,000
PECANS
PECANS, IMPROVED, UTILIZED, IN SHELL22,500,000 LB42,750,000
PECANS, UTILIZED, IN SHELL22,500,000 LB42,750,000
PECANS1.90 $ / LB
PECANS, IMPROVED1.90 $ / LB
CAULIFLOWER
CAULIFLOWER, FRESH MARKET741,000 CWT56.10 $ / CWT41,570,000
CAULIFLOWER3,8003,800195.00 CWT / ACRE741,000 CWT56.10 $ / CWT41,570,000
CABBAGE
CABBAGE, FRESH MARKET2,8002,800470.00 CWT / ACRE1,316,000 CWT29.00 $ / CWT38,164,000
LEMONS
LEMONS9,000200.00 BOXES / ACRE16.86 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV30,351,000
LEMONS, FRESH MARKET32.70 $ / BOX, FOB
LEMONS, UTILIZED72,000 TONS
SORGHUM
SORGHUM, GRAIN17,00075.00 BU / ACRE1,275,000 BU10.20 $ / CWT7,283,000
SORGHUM, SILAGE15,00022.00 TONS / ACRE330,000 TONS
SORGHUM33,000
BEANS
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE10,00010,0001,680.00 LB / ACRE168,000 CWT42.20 $ / CWT7,090,000
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, OTHER4,9004,9001,590.00 LB / ACRE78,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, PINTO4,8004,8001,750.00 LB / ACRE84,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, BLACKEYE3003002,110.00 LB / ACRE6,000 CWT
PEPPERS
PEPPERS, CHILE1,5001,30055.00 CWT / ACRE72,000 CWT86.50 $ / CWT6,228,000
APPLES
APPLES, UTILIZED16,300,000 LB4,470,000
APPLES, PROCESSING12,900,000 LB
APPLES1,00016,500.00 LB / ACRE16,500,000 LB0.27 $ / LB
APPLES, NOT SOLD200,000 LB
TANGERINES
TANGERINES, UTILIZED8,000 TONS
TANGERINES2,50080.00 BOXES / ACRE
POTATOES
POTATOES3,5003,400280.00 CWT / ACRE952,000 CWT
POTATOES, SPRING3,5003,400280.00 CWT / ACRE952,000 CWT

Census State Profile: Arizona

Ranked Items Within The U.S., 2012
ItemQuantityU.S. RankUniverse 1
MARKET VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS SOLD ($1,000)
Total value of agricultural products sold3,732,1133250
   Value of crops, including nursery and greenhouse 2,076,5683050
   Value of livestock, poultry, and their products1,655,5453150
 
VALUE OF SALES BY COMMODITY GROUP ($1,000)
Grains, oilseeds, dry beans, and dry peas(D)3550
Tobacco--19
Cotton and cottonseed224,4861017
Vegetables, melons, potatoes and sweet potatoes764,062550
Fruit, tree nuts, and berries(D)1450
Nursery, greenhouse, floriculture and sod315,5481350
Cut Christmas trees and short rotation woody crops(D)4749
Other crops and hay425,2031250
Poultry and eggs(D)3550
Cattle and calves700,3072450
Milk from cows762,9571350
Hogs and pigs(D)(D)50
Sheep, goats, wool, mohair, and milk11,2762250
Horses, ponies, mules, burros, and donkeys31,8011050
Aquaculture5,3633350
Other animals and other animal products(D)(D)50
 
TOP CROP ITEMS (acres)
Forage-land used for all hay and haylage, grass silage, and greenchop324,5624050
Cotton, all197,4551217
Upland cotton194,3281117
Vegetables harvested, all130,3451050
Wheat for grain, all102,5813449
 
TOP LIVESTOCK INVENTORY ITEMS (number)
Layers(D)(D)50
Pullets for laying flock replacement(D)(D)50
Cattle and calves911,3343250
Sheep and lambs180,5511050
Hogs and pigs(D)2350

Other State Highlights, 2012
Economic Characteristics Quantity
Farm by value of sales
   Less than $1,00010,558
   $1,000 to $2,4992,058
   $2,500 to $4,9991,820
   $5,000 to $9,9991,501
   $10,000 to $19,9991,267
   $20,000 to $24,999236
   $25,000 to $39,999491
   $40,000 to $49,999181
   $50,000 to $99,999442
   $100,000 to $249,999549
   $250,000 to $499,999269
   $500,000 or more633
  
Total farm production expenses ($1,000)3,258,922
   Average per farm ($)162,905
  
Net cash farm income of the operations ($1,000)600,395
   Average per farm ($)30,012
Operator Characteristics Quantity
Principal operators by primary occupation
   Farming13,219
   Other6,786
 
Principal operators by sex
   Male12,170
   Female7,835
  
Average age of principal operator61.1
 
All operators by race 2
   American Indian or Alaska Native18,375
   Asian130
   Black or African American64
   Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander26
   White13,884
   More than one race113
  
All operators of Spanish, Hispanic or Latino Origin 21,181

Note: See "Census of Agriculture, Volume 1, Geographic Area Series" for complete footnotes, explanations, definitions, and methodology.
   1 Universe is number of states in U.S. with item.
   2 Data were collected for a maximum of three operators per farm.
  (D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations.
   - Represents zero.