2013 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW
 New Hampshire
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Oct/25/2014

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation107
Farm Operations - Number of Operations4,400
Farm Operations - Acres Operated470,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )3,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )13,500
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )32,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2013 )3,800

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head20,846
Milk - Production, Measured in $58,265,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb271,000,000

Crops - Planted, Harvested, Yield, Production, Price (MYA), Value of Production
CommodityPlanted All Purpose AcresHarvested AcresYieldProductionPrice per UnitValue of Production in Dollars
HAY
HAY50,0002.50 TONS / ACRE125,000 TONS172.00 $ / TON26,251,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)45,0002.60 TONS / ACRE117,000 TONS171.00 $ / TON24,219,000
HAY, ALFALFA5,0001.60 TONS / ACRE8,000 TONS194.00 $ / TON2,032,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE26,251,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA1,000
APPLES
APPLES, UTILIZED24,500,000 LB10,506,000
APPLES1,40018,200.00 LB / ACRE25,500,000 LB0.43 $ / LB
APPLES, PROCESSING11,000,000 LB
APPLES, NOT SOLD200,000 LB
APPLES, NOT HARVESTED800,000 LB
MAPLE SYRUP
MAPLE SYRUP0.26 GALLONS / TAP124,000 GALLONS53.40 $ / GALLON6,622,000
SWEET CORN
SWEET CORN, FRESH MARKET1,5001,40069.00 CWT / ACRE97,000 CWT59.00 $ / CWT5,723,000
CORN
CORN, SILAGE13,00020.00 TONS / ACRE260,000 TONS
CORN14,000

Census State Profile: New_Hampshire

Ranked Items Within The U.S., 2012
ItemQuantityU.S. RankUniverse 1
MARKET VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS SOLD ($1,000)
Total value of agricultural products sold190,9074850
   Value of crops, including nursery and greenhouse 100,7144850
   Value of livestock, poultry, and their products90,1934850
 
VALUE OF SALES BY COMMODITY GROUP ($1,000)
Grains, oilseeds, dry beans, and dry peas5,0684850
Tobacco--19
Cotton and cottonseed--17
Vegetables, melons, potatoes and sweet potatoes(D)4550
Fruit, tree nuts, and berries10,7773750
Nursery, greenhouse, floriculture and sod49,8923750
Cut Christmas trees and short rotation woody crops3,1101449
Other crops and hay(D)4750
Poultry and eggs13,4884150
Cattle and calves9,4774750
Milk from cows54,7983750
Hogs and pigs8464550
Sheep, goats, wool, mohair, and milk1,4784650
Horses, ponies, mules, burros, and donkeys4,0854750
Aquaculture3,3764150
Other animals and other animal products2,6464350
 
TOP CROP ITEMS (acres)
Forage-land used for all hay and haylage, grass silage, and greenchop64,5764650
Corn for silage11,1873949
Vegetables harvested, all3,9724450
Cut Christmas trees3,2431749
Apples1,5412350
 
TOP LIVESTOCK INVENTORY ITEMS (number)
Layers221,4464250
Pullets for laying flock replacement78,7303950
Cattle and calves33,3924650
Broilers and other meat-type chickens28,9243650
Horses and ponies9,0974650

Other State Highlights, 2012
Economic Characteristics Quantity
Farm by value of sales
   Less than $1,0001,516
   $1,000 to $2,499599
   $2,500 to $4,999593
   $5,000 to $9,999516
   $10,000 to $19,999379
   $20,000 to $24,999115
   $25,000 to $39,999170
   $40,000 to $49,99983
   $50,000 to $99,999156
   $100,000 to $249,999119
   $250,000 to $499,99985
   $500,000 or more60
  
Total farm production expenses ($1,000)231,196
   Average per farm ($)52,652
  
Net cash farm income of the operations ($1,000)-10,039
   Average per farm ($)-2,286
Operator Characteristics Quantity
Principal operators by primary occupation
   Farming2,107
   Other2,284
 
Principal operators by sex
   Male3,033
   Female1,358
  
Average age of principal operator57.8
 
All operators by race 2
   American Indian or Alaska Native4
   Asian9
   Black or African American45
   Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
   White7,088
   More than one race49
  
All operators of Spanish, Hispanic or Latino Origin 227

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.