2013 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW
 Minnesota
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Sep/19/2014

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation348
Farm Operations - Number of Operations74,400
Farm Operations - Acres Operated25,900,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )350,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )460,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )2,280,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )300,000
Goats, Angora - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )1,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )23,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )13,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )135,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2013 )7,800,000
Turkeys - Production, Measured in Head44,000,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head19,698
Milk - Production, Measured in $1,864,560,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb9,140,000,000

Crops - Planted, Harvested, Yield, Production, Price (MYA), Value of Production
CommodityPlanted All Purpose AcresHarvested AcresYieldProductionPrice per UnitValue of Production in Dollars
CORN
CORN, GRAIN8,150,000160.00 BU / ACRE1,304,000,000 BU4.60 $ / BU5,998,400,000
CORN, SILAGE380,00016.50 TONS / ACRE6,270,000 TONS
CORN8,600,000
SOYBEANS
SOYBEANS6,700,0006,620,00041.00 BU / ACRE271,420,000 BU12.60 $ / BU3,419,892,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE2,165,0002.25 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS4,882,000 TONS, DRY BASIS865,956,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA230,0001,185,0002.86 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS3,386,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)980,0001.53 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS1,496,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
HAY
HAY1,900,0002.05 TONS / ACRE3,895,000 TONS171.00 $ / TON676,115,000
HAY, ALFALFA950,0002.60 TONS / ACRE2,470,000 TONS194.00 $ / TON486,590,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)950,0001.50 TONS / ACRE1,425,000 TONS133.00 $ / TON189,525,000
WHEAT
WHEAT1,230,0001,187,00056.70 BU / ACRE67,281,000 BU6.68 $ / BU439,820,000
WHEAT, SPRING, (EXCL DURUM)1,200,0001,160,00057.00 BU / ACRE66,120,000 BU6.69 $ / BU433,086,000
WHEAT, WINTER30,00027,00043.00 BU / ACRE1,161,000 BU6.04 $ / BU6,734,000
POTATOES
POTATOES, FALL46,00045,000385.00 CWT / ACRE17,325,000 CWT9.50 $ / CWT164,588,000
POTATOES46,00045,000385.00 CWT / ACRE17,325,000 CWT9.50 $ / CWT164,588,000
SWEET CORN
SWEET CORN, PROCESSING125,200118,7006.74 TONS / ACRE799,720 TONS150.00 $ / TON120,108,000
BEANS
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE125,000120,0001,950.00 LB / ACRE2,340,000 CWT45.70 $ / CWT106,938,000
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, PINK5,8005,8001,760.00 LB / ACRE102,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, OTHER6,6006,6002,200.00 LB / ACRE145,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, PINTO11,60011,2001,640.00 LB / ACRE184,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, BLACK15,20014,9001,880.00 LB / ACRE280,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, NAVY36,20035,2001,960.00 LB / ACRE690,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, LIGHT, RED, KIDNEY15,50014,8002,130.00 LB / ACRE315,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, DARK, RED, KIDNEY34,10031,5001,980.00 LB / ACRE624,000 CWT
PEAS
PEAS, GREEN, PROCESSING67,70060,8001.44 TONS / ACRE87,630 TONS640.00 $ / TON56,111,000
BARLEY
BARLEY90,00075,00069.00 BU / ACRE5,175,000 BU6.22 $ / BU32,085,000
BARLEY, MALTING6.26 $ / BU
BARLEY, FEED5.05 $ / BU
OATS
OATS240,000105,00057.00 BU / ACRE5,985,000 BU3.78 $ / BU22,743,000
SUNFLOWER
SUNFLOWER43,00041,5001,669.00 LB / ACRE69,250,000 LB22.00 $ / CWT16,423,000
SUNFLOWER, OIL TYPE33,00032,0001,600.00 LB / ACRE51,200,000 LB21.50 $ / CWT11,008,000
SUNFLOWER, NON-OIL TYPE10,0009,5001,900.00 LB / ACRE18,050,000 LB30.00 $ / CWT5,415,000
APPLES
APPLES, UTILIZED14,100,000 LB11,801,000
APPLES, NOT SOLD800,000 LB
APPLES, NOT HARVESTED4,300,000 LB
APPLES2,2008,740.00 LB / ACRE19,200,000 LB0.84 $ / LB
CANOLA
CANOLA17,00016,5001,950.00 LB / ACRE32,175,000 LB23.40 $ / CWT7,529,000
FLAXSEED
FLAXSEED4,0004,00019.00 BU / ACRE76,000 BU14.70 $ / BU1,117,000
SUGARBEETS
SUGARBEETS462,000426,00026.00 TONS / ACRE11,076,000 TONS
HAYLAGE
HAYLAGE331,0006.03 TONS / ACRE1,996,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)46,0003.10 TONS / ACRE143,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, ALFALFA285,0006.50 TONS / ACRE1,853,000 TONS

Census State Profile: Minnesota

Ranked Items Within The U.S., 2012
ItemQuantityU.S. RankUniverse 1
MARKET VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS SOLD ($1,000)
Total value of agricultural products sold21,280,184550
   Value of crops, including nursery and greenhouse 13,879,211450
   Value of livestock, poultry, and their products7,400,974750
 
VALUE OF SALES BY COMMODITY GROUP ($1,000)
Grains, oilseeds, dry beans, and dry peas12,304,415350
Tobacco--19
Cotton and cottonseed--17
Vegetables, melons, potatoes and sweet potatoes405,5971250
Fruit, tree nuts, and berries17,9743350
Nursery, greenhouse, floriculture and sod213,3352050
Cut Christmas trees and short rotation woody crops3,0431549
Other crops and hay934,846550
Poultry and eggs1,230,6251250
Cattle and calves1,639,6341250
Milk from cows1,645,911750
Hogs and pigs2,783,049350
Sheep, goats, wool, mohair, and milk25,6031250
Horses, ponies, mules, burros, and donkeys15,2042950
Aquaculture12,6782350
Other animals and other animal products48,271950
 
TOP CROP ITEMS (acres)
Corn for grain8,316,822449
Soybeans for beans7,005,764345
Forage-land used for all hay and haylage, grass silage, and greenchop1,499,5861550
Wheat for grain, all1,354,928949
Spring wheat for grain1,319,274329
 
TOP LIVESTOCK INVENTORY ITEMS (number)
Turkeys19,449,992150
Layers9,693,6481150
Broilers and other meat-type chickens7,765,1722250
Hogs and pigs7,606,785350
Pullets for laying flock replacement2,823,9941450

Other State Highlights, 2012
Economic Characteristics Quantity
Farm by value of sales
   Less than $1,00017,735
   $1,000 to $2,4993,453
   $2,500 to $4,9994,047
   $5,000 to $9,9994,552
   $10,000 to $19,9994,437
   $20,000 to $24,9991,585
   $25,000 to $39,9993,650
   $40,000 to $49,9991,980
   $50,000 to $99,9998,112
   $100,000 to $249,9998,185
   $250,000 to $499,9996,447
   $500,000 or more10,359
  
Total farm production expenses ($1,000)15,520,275
   Average per farm ($)208,208
  
Net cash farm income of the operations ($1,000)7,032,647
   Average per farm ($)94,345
Operator Characteristics Quantity
Principal operators by primary occupation
   Farming39,423
   Other35,119
 
Principal operators by sex
   Male68,172
   Female6,370
  
Average age of principal operator56.6
 
All operators by race 2
   American Indian or Alaska Native248
   Asian471
   Black or African American51
   Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander20
   White108,307
   More than one race252
  
All operators of Spanish, Hispanic or Latino Origin 2562

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.