2013 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW
 North Dakota
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Dec/19/2014

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation1,276
Farm Operations - Number of Operations30,800
Farm Operations - Acres Operated39,300,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )943,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )17,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )1,770,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )35,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )2,800
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )0
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )66,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2013 )135,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head19,000
Milk - Production, Measured in $68,058,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb342,000,000

Crops - Planted, Harvested, Yield, Production, Price (MYA), Value of Production
CommodityPlanted All Purpose AcresHarvested AcresYieldProductionPrice per UnitValue of Production in Dollars
WHEAT
WHEAT6,105,0006,025,00045.40 BU / ACRE273,343,000 BU6.62 $ / BU1,801,329,000
WHEAT, SPRING, (EXCL DURUM)5,100,0005,060,00046.50 BU / ACRE235,290,000 BU6.50 $ / BU1,529,385,000
WHEAT, SPRING, DURUM790,000765,00038.50 BU / ACRE29,453,000 BU7.16 $ / BU216,409,000
WHEAT, WINTER215,000200,00043.00 BU / ACRE8,600,000 BU6.43 $ / BU55,535,000
SOYBEANS
SOYBEANS4,650,0004,630,00030.50 BU / ACRE141,215,000 BU12.40 $ / BU1,718,640,000
CORN
CORN, GRAIN3,600,000110.00 BU / ACRE396,000,000 BU3.91 $ / BU1,584,000,000
CORN3,850,000
CORN, SILAGE140,00012.00 TONS / ACRE1,680,000 TONS
HAY
HAY2,620,0001.94 TONS / ACRE5,090,000 TONS103.00 $ / TON487,285,000
HAY, ALFALFA1,620,0002.00 TONS / ACRE3,240,000 TONS108.00 $ / TON353,160,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)1,000,0001.85 TONS / ACRE1,850,000 TONS71.00 $ / TON134,125,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE487,285,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA73,000
CANOLA
CANOLA920,000915,0001,820.00 LB / ACRE1,665,300,000 LB20.60 $ / CWT321,403,000
BARLEY
BARLEY760,000720,00064.00 BU / ACRE46,080,000 BU6.09 $ / BU285,696,000
BARLEY, FEED3.86 $ / BU
BARLEY, MALTING6.36 $ / BU
BEANS
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE440,000430,0001,650.00 LB / ACRE7,095,000 CWT35.30 $ / CWT262,515,000
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, NAVY71,00070,0001,860.00 LB / ACRE1,299,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, PINTO302,000295,0001,620.00 LB / ACRE4,765,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, CHICKPEAS, SMALL3,2003,1001,810.00 LB / ACRE56,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, DARK, RED, KIDNEY1,4001,3001,920.00 LB / ACRE25,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, CHICKPEAS9,9009,5001,880.00 LB / ACRE179,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, GREAT NORTHERN6,0005,7001,490.00 LB / ACRE85,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, CHICKPEAS, LARGE6,7006,4001,920.00 LB / ACRE123,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, BLACK37,50036,8001,480.00 LB / ACRE545,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, PINK8,2007,9001,630.00 LB / ACRE129,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, SMALL, RED1,9001,8001,670.00 LB / ACRE30,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, OTHER2,1002,0001,900.00 LB / ACRE38,000 CWT
POTATOES
POTATOES81,00078,000290.00 CWT / ACRE22,620,000 CWT10.30 $ / CWT232,986,000
POTATOES, FALL81,00078,000290.00 CWT / ACRE22,620,000 CWT10.30 $ / CWT232,986,000
POTATOES, FRESH MARKET12.90 $ / CWT
POTATOES, PROCESSING9.40 $ / CWT
SUNFLOWER
SUNFLOWER499,000477,0001,275.00 LB / ACRE608,220,000 LB23.20 $ / CWT133,483,000
SUNFLOWER, OIL TYPE425,000405,0001,260.00 LB / ACRE510,300,000 LB20.30 $ / CWT106,653,000
SUNFLOWER, NON-OIL TYPE74,00072,0001,360.00 LB / ACRE97,920,000 LB30.80 $ / CWT26,830,000
PEAS
PEAS, DRY EDIBLE295,000280,0002,050.00 LB / ACRE5,740,000 CWT14.80 $ / CWT88,970,000
FLAXSEED
FLAXSEED150,000146,00020.00 BU / ACRE2,920,000 BU13.80 $ / BU42,048,000
LENTILS
LENTILS129,000126,0001,400.00 LB / ACRE1,764,000 CWT17.90 $ / CWT33,516,000
OATS
OATS225,000135,00062.00 BU / ACRE8,370,000 BU3.14 $ / BU27,203,000
SAFFLOWER
SAFFLOWER15,50015,0001,200.00 LB / ACRE18,000,000 LB27.80 $ / CWT5,004,000
SUGARBEETS
SUGARBEETS227,000225,00025.30 TONS / ACRE5,693,000 TONS

Census State Profile: North_Dakota

Ranked Items Within The U.S., 2012
ItemQuantityU.S. RankUniverse 1
MARKET VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS SOLD ($1,000)
Total value of agricultural products sold10,950,6801150
   Value of crops, including nursery and greenhouse 9,664,285650
   Value of livestock, poultry, and their products1,286,3953450
 
VALUE OF SALES BY COMMODITY GROUP ($1,000)
Grains, oilseeds, dry beans, and dry peas8,813,348550
Tobacco--19
Cotton and cottonseed--17
Vegetables, melons, potatoes and sweet potatoes251,0331550
Fruit, tree nuts, and berries2474950
Nursery, greenhouse, floriculture and sod7,2715050
Cut Christmas trees and short rotation woody crops194549
Other crops and hay592,3671050
Poultry and eggs(D)4050
Cattle and calves1,063,2871550
Milk from cows67,0793550
Hogs and pigs50,3662550
Sheep, goats, wool, mohair, and milk(D)(D)50
Horses, ponies, mules, burros, and donkeys12,4623550
Aquaculture7384950
Other animals and other animal products61,862550
 
TOP CROP ITEMS (acres)
Wheat for grain, all7,767,484249
Spring wheat for grain5,708,405129
Soybeans for beans4,729,137745
Corn for grain3,465,997949
Forage-land used for all hay and haylage, grass silage, and greenchop2,172,738950
 
TOP LIVESTOCK INVENTORY ITEMS (number)
Cattle and calves1,809,6131650
Turkeys419,3191950
Colonies of bees370,480250
Hogs and pigs133,6532750
Layers92,7544550

Other State Highlights, 2012
Economic Characteristics Quantity
Farm by value of sales
   Less than $1,0009,669
   $1,000 to $2,499778
   $2,500 to $4,999976
   $5,000 to $9,9991,275
   $10,000 to $19,9991,306
   $20,000 to $24,999510
   $25,000 to $39,9991,170
   $40,000 to $49,999647
   $50,000 to $99,9992,074
   $100,000 to $249,9993,304
   $250,000 to $499,9993,156
   $500,000 or more6,096
  
Total farm production expenses ($1,000)7,296,140
   Average per farm ($)235,656
  
Net cash farm income of the operations ($1,000)4,555,217
   Average per farm ($)147,128
Operator Characteristics Quantity
Principal operators by primary occupation
   Farming17,509
   Other13,452
 
Principal operators by sex
   Male27,728
   Female3,233
  
Average age of principal operator57.0
 
All operators by race 2
   American Indian or Alaska Native563
   Asian29
   Black or African American9
   Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander9
   White43,670
   More than one race97
  
All operators of Spanish, Hispanic or Latino Origin 2184

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.