2014 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW
 Kansas
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: May/28/2015

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation754
Farm Operations - Number of Operations61,000
Farm Operations - Acres Operated46,000,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )1,477,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )143,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )6,000,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )2,180,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )40,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )4,200
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )66,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2014 )1,810,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head22,064
Milk - Production, Measured in $746,640,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb3,111,000,000

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
CORN
CORN, GRAIN3,800,000149 BU / ACRE566,200,000 BU3.75 $ / BU2,123,250,000
CORN, SILAGE150,00014 TONS / ACRE2,100,000 TONS
CORN4,050,000
WHEAT
WHEAT9,600,0008,800,00028 BU / ACRE246,400,000 BU6.15 $ / BU1,515,360,000
WHEAT, WINTER9,600,0008,800,00028 BU / ACRE246,400,000 BU6.15 $ / BU1,515,360,000
SOYBEANS
SOYBEANS4,000,0003,960,00036 BU / ACRE142,560,000 BU9.7 $ / BU1,382,832,000
SORGHUM
SORGHUM, GRAIN2,700,00074 BU / ACRE199,800,000 BU6.75 $ / CWT755,244,000
SORGHUM, SILAGE70,00011 TONS / ACRE770,000 TONS
SORGHUM2,850,000
HAY
HAY2,300,0002.17 TONS / ACRE5,000,000 TONS155 $ / TON665,120,000
HAY, ALFALFA600,0003.8 TONS / ACRE2,280,000 TONS176 $ / TON401,280,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)1,700,0001.6 TONS / ACRE2,720,000 TONS97 $ / TON263,840,000
SUNFLOWER
SUNFLOWER63,00059,0001,552 LB / ACRE91,540,000 LB26 $ / CWT22,660,000
SUNFLOWER, OIL TYPE45,00042,0001,370 LB / ACRE57,540,000 LB(D) $ / CWT(D)
SUNFLOWER, NON-OIL TYPE18,00017,0002,000 LB / ACRE34,000,000 LB(D) $ / CWT(D)
COTTON
COTTON, UPLAND31,00029,000794 LB / ACRE48,000 480 LB BALES0.579 $ / LB14,452,000
COTTON31,00029,000794 LB / ACRE48,000 480 LB BALES
COTTON, COTTONSEED16,000 TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
POTATOES
POTATOES, SUMMER4,2004,100340 CWT / ACRE1,394,000 CWT8.55 $ / CWT11,919,000
POTATOES4,2004,100340 CWT / ACRE1,394,000 CWT8.55 $ / CWT11,919,000
OATS
OATS85,00015,00056 BU / ACRE840,000 BU3.65 $ / BU3,066,000
BARLEY
BARLEY16,00010,00035 BU / ACRE350,000 BU5.25 $ / BU1,838,000
PECANS
PECANS, UTILIZED, IN SHELL880,000 LB1,144,000
PECANS, NATIVE & SEEDLING, UTILIZED, IN SHELL880,000 LB1,144,000
PECANS, NATIVE & SEEDLING1.3 $ / LB
PECANS1.3 $ / LB
BEANS
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, OTHER2,0001,5001,730 LB / ACRE26,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, PINTO5,5005,4001,700 LB / ACRE92,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE7,5006,9001,710 LB / ACRE118,000 CWT(D) $ / CWT(D)
HAYLAGE
HAYLAGE, ALFALFA65,0004.4 TONS / ACRE286,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)100,0005.5 TONS / ACRE550,000 TONS
HAYLAGE165,0005.07 TONS / ACRE836,000 TONS
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA65,000650,0003.72 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS2,421,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)1,770,0001.69 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS2,992,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
HAY & HAYLAGE2,420,0002.24 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS5,413,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
(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: Kansas

Ranked Items Within The U.S., 2012
ItemQuantityU.S. RankUniverse 1
MARKET VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS SOLD ($1,000)
Total value of agricultural products sold18,460,564650
   Value of crops, including nursery and greenhouse 6,983,993950
   Value of livestock, poultry, and their products11,476,571550
 
VALUE OF SALES BY COMMODITY GROUP ($1,000)
Grains, oilseeds, dry beans, and dry peas6,505,135750
Tobacco--19
Cotton and cottonseed(D)1717
Vegetables, melons, potatoes and sweet potatoes21,5174050
Fruit, tree nuts, and berries5,8084050
Nursery, greenhouse, floriculture and sod68,2523450
Cut Christmas trees and short rotation woody crops(D)3649
Other crops and hay358,5321650
Poultry and eggs88,4033450
Cattle and calves10,153,087250
Milk from cows482,7651950
Hogs and pigs697,020950
Sheep, goats, wool, mohair, and milk11,1092350
Horses, ponies, mules, burros, and donkeys16,7192750
Aquaculture4,9973650
Other animals and other animal products22,4721850
 
TOP CROP ITEMS (acres)
Wheat for grain, all9,009,535149
Winter wheat for grain9,009,535148
Corn for grain3,948,462749
Soybeans for beans3,802,5881045
Forage-land used for all hay and haylage, grass silage, and greenchop2,468,996650
 
TOP LIVESTOCK INVENTORY ITEMS (number)
Cattle and calves5,922,187350
Hogs and pigs1,886,1971050
Layers(D)3550
Pullets for laying flock replacement(D)3650
Pheasants246,132450

Other State Highlights, 2012
Economic Characteristics Quantity
Farm by value of sales
   Less than $1,00015,044
   $1,000 to $2,4993,415
   $2,500 to $4,9993,658
   $5,000 to $9,9995,035
   $10,000 to $19,9995,169
   $20,000 to $24,9991,878
   $25,000 to $39,9994,103
   $40,000 to $49,9992,044
   $50,000 to $99,9995,662
   $100,000 to $249,9996,452
   $250,000 to $499,9994,133
   $500,000 or more5,180
  
Total farm production expenses ($1,000)16,726,876
   Average per farm ($)270,780
  
Net cash farm income of the operations ($1,000)3,144,419
   Average per farm ($)50,903
Operator Characteristics Quantity
Principal operators by primary occupation
   Farming29,857
   Other31,916
 
Principal operators by sex
   Male54,990
   Female6,783
  
Average age of principal operator58.2
 
All operators by race 2
   American Indian or Alaska Native594
   Asian120
   Black or African American228
   Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander21
   White90,269
   More than one race424
  
All operators of Spanish, Hispanic or Latino Origin 2990

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.