2014 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW
 Arizona
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Aug/28/2015

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation1,327
Farm Operations - Number of Operations19,600
Farm Operations - Acres Operated26,000,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )175,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )195,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )880,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )252,000
Goats, Angora - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )36,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )28,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )(NA)
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )150,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2014 )134,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head24,347
Milk - Production, Measured in $1,090,168,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb4,699,000,000

Crops - Planted, Harvested, Yield, Production, Price (MYA), Value of Production
Sorted by Value of Production in Dollars
CommodityPlanted All Purpose AcresHarvested AcresYieldProductionPrice per UnitValue of Production in Dollars
HAY
HAY300,0008.03 TONS / ACRE2,410,000 TONS216 $ / TON521,160,000
HAY, ALFALFA260,0008.5 TONS / ACRE2,210,000 TONS216 $ / TON477,360,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)40,0005 TONS / ACRE200,000 TONS219 $ / TON43,800,000
LETTUCE
LETTUCE, ROMAINE, FRESH MARKET22,00021,900315 CWT / ACRE6,899,000 CWT23.1 $ / CWT159,367,000
LETTUCE, HEAD, FRESH MARKET34,60034,500355 CWT / ACRE12,248,000 CWT12.8 $ / CWT156,774,000
LETTUCE, LEAF, FRESH MARKET8,2008,100240 CWT / ACRE1,944,000 CWT31.4 $ / CWT61,042,000
COTTON
COTTON, UPLAND150,000149,0001,579 LB / ACRE490,000 480 LB BALES0.651 $ / LB145,303,000
COTTON, COTTONSEED172,000 TONS263 $ / TON45,236,000
COTTON165,000163,5001,527 LB / ACRE520,000 480 LB BALES
COTTON, PIMA15,00014,500993 LB / ACRE30,000 480 LB BALES(D) $ / LB(D)
MELONS
MELONS, CANTALOUP, FRESH MARKET16,10016,000240 CWT / ACRE3,840,000 CWT24.3 $ / CWT93,312,000
MELONS, HONEYDEW, FRESH MARKET3,5003,500230 CWT / ACRE805,000 CWT32.6 $ / CWT26,243,000
MELONS, WATERMELON, FRESH MARKET2,9002,900460 CWT / ACRE1,334,000 CWT19.4 $ / CWT25,880,000
WHEAT
WHEAT81,00079,000110 BU / ACRE8,692,000 BU8.35 $ / BU71,983,000
WHEAT, SPRING, DURUM73,00072,000111 BU / ACRE7,992,000 BU(D) $ / BU(D)
WHEAT, WINTER8,0007,000100 BU / ACRE700,000 BU(D) $ / BU(D)
LEMONS
LEMONS8,500212 BOXES / ACRE28.67 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV51,613,000
LEMONS, UTILIZED72,000 TONS
LEMONS, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
LEMONS, PROCESSING(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
SPINACH
SPINACH, FRESH MARKET8,1008,000155 CWT / ACRE1,240,000 CWT39.9 $ / CWT49,476,000
PECANS
PECANS, IMPROVED, UTILIZED, IN SHELL21,000,000 LB42,000,000
PECANS, UTILIZED, IN SHELL21,000,000 LB42,000,000
PECANS2 $ / LB
PECANS, IMPROVED2 $ / LB
CABBAGE
CABBAGE, FRESH MARKET3,7003,700515 CWT / ACRE1,906,000 CWT21.7 $ / CWT41,360,000
CAULIFLOWER
CAULIFLOWER, FRESH MARKET720,000 CWT54.9 $ / CWT39,528,000
CAULIFLOWER3,6003,600200 CWT / ACRE720,000 CWT54.9 $ / CWT39,528,000
CORN
CORN, GRAIN28,000210 BU / ACRE5,880,000 BU5.25 $ / BU30,870,000
CORN, SILAGE46,00029 TONS / ACRE1,334,000 TONS
CORN75,000
BROCCOLI
BROCCOLI6,4006,400125 CWT / ACRE800,000 CWT37.4 $ / CWT29,920,000
BROCCOLI, FRESH MARKET800,000 CWT37.4 $ / CWT29,920,000
BARLEY
BARLEY36,00032,000125 BU / ACRE4,000,000 BU4.45 $ / BU17,800,000
BEANS
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE11,00010,9001,940 LB / ACRE211,000 CWT54.3 $ / CWT11,457,000
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, OTHER3,8003,7001,760 LB / ACRE65,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, BLACKEYE2,4002,4002,300 LB / ACRE55,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, PINTO4,8004,8001,900 LB / ACRE91,000 CWT
SORGHUM
SORGHUM, GRAIN8,000100 BU / ACRE800,000 BU9.45 $ / CWT4,234,000
SORGHUM, SILAGE17,00023 TONS / ACRE391,000 TONS
SORGHUM25,000
APPLES
APPLES, UTILIZED7,100,000 LB2,991,000
APPLES1,0007,100 LB / ACRE7,100,000 LB0.421 $ / LB
APPLES, FRESH MARKET(D) LB(D) $ / LB(D)
APPLES, PROCESSING(D) LB(D) $ / TON(D)
PEPPERS
PEPPERS, CHILE1,4001,40057 CWT / ACRE80,000 CWT33.8 $ / CWT2,706,000
TANGERINES
TANGERINES, UTILIZED8,000 TONS
TANGERINES, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
TANGERINES, PROCESSING(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
TANGERINES2,50080 BOXES / ACRE(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA50,000
POTATOES
POTATOES, SPRING3,8003,500310 CWT / ACRE1,085,000 CWT(D) $ / CWT(D)
POTATOES3,8003,500310 CWT / ACRE1,085,000 CWT(D) $ / CWT(D)
(NA) Not Available
(D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations
(S) Insufficient number of reports to establish an estimate
(X) Not Applicable
(Z) Less than half the rounding unit

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.