2013 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW
 Indiana
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Oct/24/2014

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation250
Farm Operations - Number of Operations58,700
Farm Operations - Acres Operated14,700,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )192,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )178,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )870,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )110,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )31,400
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )11,800
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )50,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2013 )3,650,000
Turkeys - Production, Measured in Head17,500,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head21,761
Milk - Production, Measured in $796,640,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb3,830,000,000

Crops - Planted, Harvested, Yield, Production, Price (MYA), Value of Production
CommodityPlanted All Purpose AcresHarvested AcresYieldProductionPrice per UnitValue of Production in Dollars
CORN
CORN, GRAIN5,850,000177.00 BU / ACRE1,035,450,000 BU4.25 $ / BU4,400,663,000
CORN, SILAGE140,00023.00 TONS / ACRE3,220,000 TONS
CORN6,000,000
SOYBEANS
SOYBEANS5,200,0005,190,00051.50 BU / ACRE267,285,000 BU13.20 $ / BU3,388,032,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE315,224,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA35,000
HAY
HAY640,0002.80 TONS / ACRE1,792,000 TONS178.00 $ / TON315,224,000
HAY, ALFALFA280,0003.70 TONS / ACRE1,036,000 TONS192.00 $ / TON204,092,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)360,0002.10 TONS / ACRE756,000 TONS141.00 $ / TON111,132,000
WHEAT
WHEAT, WINTER460,000435,00073.00 BU / ACRE31,755,000 BU6.42 $ / BU207,174,000
WHEAT460,000435,00073.00 BU / ACRE31,755,000 BU6.42 $ / BU207,174,000
MELONS
MELONS, WATERMELON, FRESH MARKET7,4007,100340.00 CWT / ACRE2,414,000 CWT12.50 $ / CWT30,175,000
MELONS, CANTALOUP, FRESH MARKET2,1002,000230.00 CWT / ACRE460,000 CWT25.00 $ / CWT11,500,000
SWEET CORN
SWEET CORN, FRESH MARKET5,6005,30066.00 CWT / ACRE350,000 CWT42.60 $ / CWT14,910,000
MINT
MINT, PEPPERMINT, OIL8,50050.00 LB / ACRE425,000 LB27.60 $ / LB11,730,000
MINT, SPEARMINT, OIL3,60073.00 LB / ACRE263,000 LB20.10 $ / LB5,286,000
APPLES
APPLES, UTILIZED26,000,000 LB10,338,000
APPLES, FRESH MARKET17,000,000 LB0.55 $ / LB9,350,000
APPLES, PROCESSING9,000,000 LB220.00 $ / TON988,000
APPLES, NOT HARVESTED2,900,000 LB
APPLES1,40020,700.00 LB / ACRE29,000,000 LB0.40 $ / LB
APPLES, NOT SOLD100,000 LB
BLUEBERRIES
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, UTILIZED5,820.00 LB / ACRE3,200,000 LB4,460,000
BLUEBERRIES, TAME5503,200,000 LB1.39 $ / LB
BEANS
BEANS, SNAP, PROCESSING5,1005,0002.90 TONS / ACRE14,520 TONS247.00 $ / TON3,587,000
OATS
OATS20,00010,00071.00 BU / ACRE710,000 BU4.25 $ / BU2,840,000
CUCUMBERS
CUCUMBERS, PROCESSING, PICKLES2,0001,9003.00 TONS / ACRE5,700 TONS350.00 $ / TON1,995,000
TOMATOES
TOMATOES, FRESH MARKET77.00 $ / CWT
TOMATOES, PROCESSING121.00 $ / TON

Census State Profile: Indiana

Ranked Items Within The U.S., 2012
ItemQuantityU.S. RankUniverse 1
MARKET VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS SOLD ($1,000)
Total value of agricultural products sold11,210,8181050
   Value of crops, including nursery and greenhouse 7,530,097750
   Value of livestock, poultry, and their products3,680,7211850
 
VALUE OF SALES BY COMMODITY GROUP ($1,000)
Grains, oilseeds, dry beans, and dry peas7,217,854650
Tobacco7,653919
Cotton and cottonseed--17
Vegetables, melons, potatoes and sweet potatoes104,4112250
Fruit, tree nuts, and berries10,8973650
Nursery, greenhouse, floriculture and sod110,8382650
Cut Christmas trees and short rotation woody crops1,9762149
Other crops and hay76,4673950
Poultry and eggs1,164,1991350
Cattle and calves522,6942950
Milk from cows659,3141450
Hogs and pigs1,273,099550
Sheep, goats, wool, mohair, and milk10,0992550
Horses, ponies, mules, burros, and donkeys23,8991550
Aquaculture5,1203550
Other animals and other animal products22,2971950
 
TOP CROP ITEMS (acres)
Corn for grain6,036,712549
Soybeans for beans5,144,179545
Forage-land used for all hay and haylage, grass silage, and greenchop510,4353450
Wheat for grain, all300,7072349
Winter wheat for grain300,7072248
 
TOP LIVESTOCK INVENTORY ITEMS (number)
Layers25,587,222350
Pullets for laying flock replacement7,566,860450
Broilers and other meat-type chickens6,238,6232450
Turkeys5,084,794750
Hogs and pigs3,747,352550

Other State Highlights, 2012
Economic Characteristics Quantity
Farm by value of sales
   Less than $1,00015,870
   $1,000 to $2,4994,413
   $2,500 to $4,9994,859
   $5,000 to $9,9995,204
   $10,000 to $19,9994,321
   $20,000 to $24,9991,360
   $25,000 to $39,9992,768
   $40,000 to $49,9991,333
   $50,000 to $99,9994,254
   $100,000 to $249,9995,445
   $250,000 to $499,9993,575
   $500,000 or more5,293
  
Total farm production expenses ($1,000)9,117,075
   Average per farm ($)155,330
  
Net cash farm income of the operations ($1,000)3,102,675
   Average per farm ($)52,861
Operator Characteristics Quantity
Principal operators by primary occupation
   Farming25,630
   Other33,065
 
Principal operators by sex
   Male52,950
   Female5,745
  
Average age of principal operator55.8
 
All operators by race 2
   American Indian or Alaska Native153
   Asian66
   Black or African American83
   Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander5
   White87,460
   More than one race192
  
All operators of Spanish, Hispanic or Latino Origin 2450

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.