2013 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW
 Nevada
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Dec/21/2014

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation1,434
Farm Operations - Number of Operations4,150
Farm Operations - Acres Operated5,950,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )226,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )29,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )455,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )8,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )7,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )80,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2013 )2,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head22,207
Milk - Production, Measured in $130,732,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb644,000,000

Crops - Planted, Harvested, Yield, Production, Price (MYA), Value of Production
CommodityPlanted All Purpose AcresHarvested AcresYieldProductionPrice per UnitValue of Production in Dollars
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE238,221,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA24,000
HAY
HAY345,0003.37 TONS / ACRE1,161,000 TONS207.00 $ / TON238,221,000
HAY, ALFALFA210,0004.50 TONS / ACRE945,000 TONS207.00 $ / TON193,725,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)135,0001.60 TONS / ACRE216,000 TONS208.00 $ / TON44,496,000
WHEAT
WHEAT31,00015,00087.00 BU / ACRE1,305,000 BU6.92 $ / BU8,395,000
WHEAT, WINTER23,00012,00090.00 BU / ACRE1,080,000 BU6.91 $ / BU6,831,000
WHEAT, SPRING, (EXCL DURUM)8,0003,00075.00 BU / ACRE225,000 BU6.93 $ / BU1,564,000
GARLIC
GARLIC550550110.00 CWT / ACRE61,000 CWT33.00 $ / CWT2,013,000
CORN
CORN7,000
CORN, SILAGE6,00024.00 TONS / ACRE144,000 TONS

Census State Profile: Nevada

Ranked Items Within The U.S., 2012
ItemQuantityU.S. RankUniverse 1
MARKET VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS SOLD ($1,000)
Total value of agricultural products sold764,1444350
   Value of crops, including nursery and greenhouse 366,0104550
   Value of livestock, poultry, and their products398,1344250
 
VALUE OF SALES BY COMMODITY GROUP ($1,000)
Grains, oilseeds, dry beans, and dry peas(D)4550
Tobacco--19
Cotton and cottonseed--17
Vegetables, melons, potatoes and sweet potatoes47,4863450
Fruit, tree nuts, and berries(D)4550
Nursery, greenhouse, floriculture and sod18,8354550
Cut Christmas trees and short rotation woody crops(D)4649
Other crops and hay280,5542050
Poultry and eggs7314850
Cattle and calves241,6113750
Milk from cows125,5693350
Hogs and pigs5164850
Sheep, goats, wool, mohair, and milk16,5411650
Horses, ponies, mules, burros, and donkeys7,5034250
Aquaculture4,0303750
Other animals and other animal products1,6334750
 
TOP CROP ITEMS (acres)
Forage-land used for all hay and haylage, grass silage, and greenchop530,6053250
Wheat for grain, all18,2393949
Winter wheat for grain(D)3948
Vegetables harvested, all13,0423350
Potatoes7,2731950
 
TOP LIVESTOCK INVENTORY ITEMS (number)
Cattle and calves420,3223750
Sheep and lambs91,9341650
Horses and ponies22,4644150
Goats, all21,3883150
Layers21,2094950

Other State Highlights, 2012
Economic Characteristics Quantity
Farm by value of sales
   Less than $1,0001,114
   $1,000 to $2,499296
   $2,500 to $4,999439
   $5,000 to $9,999550
   $10,000 to $19,999321
   $20,000 to $24,99975
   $25,000 to $39,999168
   $40,000 to $49,99958
   $50,000 to $99,999241
   $100,000 to $249,999246
   $250,000 to $499,999331
   $500,000 or more298
  
Total farm production expenses ($1,000)616,515
   Average per farm ($)149,025
  
Net cash farm income of the operations ($1,000)168,562
   Average per farm ($)40,745
Operator Characteristics Quantity
Principal operators by primary occupation
   Farming2,194
   Other1,943
 
Principal operators by sex
   Male3,243
   Female894
  
Average age of principal operator59.8
 
All operators by race 2
   American Indian or Alaska Native439
   Asian29
   Black or African American11
   Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander2
   White6,194
   More than one race52
  
All operators of Spanish, Hispanic or Latino Origin 2290

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.