2014 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW
 Utah
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Mar/28/2015

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Number of Operations18,100

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )324,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )96,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )780,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )24,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )290,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2014 )590,000
Turkeys - Production, Measured in Head4,400,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head22,968
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb2,182,000,000

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
HAY
HAY680,0003.52 TONS / ACRE2,396,000 TONS190 $ / TON441,992,000
HAY, ALFALFA520,0003.9 TONS / ACRE2,028,000 TONS190 $ / TON385,320,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)160,0002.3 TONS / ACRE368,000 TONS154 $ / TON56,672,000
WHEAT
WHEAT130,000117,00050.3 BU / ACRE5,882,000 BU7.05 $ / BU41,126,000
WHEAT, WINTER120,000109,00050 BU / ACRE5,450,000 BU6.9 $ / BU37,605,000
WHEAT, SPRING, (EXCL DURUM)10,0008,00054 BU / ACRE432,000 BU8.15 $ / BU3,521,000
CORN
CORN, GRAIN28,000160 BU / ACRE4,480,000 BU4.6 $ / BU20,608,000
CORN, SILAGE45,00022 TONS / ACRE990,000 TONS
CORN75,000
CHERRIES
CHERRIES, TART, UTILIZED35,100,000 LB16,062,000
CHERRIES, SWEET, UTILIZED840 TONS2,067,000
CHERRIES, TART, NOT SOLD1,000,000 LB
CHERRIES, SWEET, NOT SOLD30 TONS
CHERRIES, SWEET, PROCESSING, BRINED(D) TONS(D) $ / TON
CHERRIES, TART, PROCESSING, FROZEN(D) LB(D) $ / LB
CHERRIES, TART3,30010,900 LB / ACRE36,100,000 LB0.458 $ / LB
CHERRIES, SWEET, NOT HARVESTED30 TONS
CHERRIES, SWEET5001.8 TONS / ACRE900 TONS2,460 $ / TON
CHERRIES, SWEET, FRESH MARKET(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
CHERRIES, TART, FRESH MARKET(X) $ / LB(X)
CHERRIES, SWEET, PROCESSING(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
CHERRIES, TART, PROCESSING(D) LB(D) $ / LB(D)
BARLEY
BARLEY32,00020,00083 BU / ACRE1,660,000 BU3.15 $ / BU5,229,000
APPLES
APPLES, UTILIZED18,500,000 LB5,043,000
APPLES, NOT SOLD300,000 LB
APPLES, NOT HARVESTED700,000 LB
APPLES1,30015,000 LB / ACRE19,500,000 LB0.273 $ / LB
PEACHES
PEACHES, UTILIZED5,360 TONS4,828,000
PEACHES, NOT SOLD90 TONS
PEACHES1,3004.35 TONS / ACRE5,650 TONS901 $ / TON
PEACHES, NOT HARVESTED200 TONS
SAFFLOWER
SAFFLOWER19,00018,000990 LB / ACRE17,820,000 LB25.2 $ / CWT4,491,000
OATS
OATS20,0003,00069 BU / ACRE207,000 BU3.8 $ / BU787,000
APRICOTS
APRICOTS, UTILIZED213 TONS307,000
APRICOTS, NOT SOLD15 TONS
APRICOTS1401.63 TONS / ACRE228 TONS1,440 $ / TON
APRICOTS, FRESH MARKET(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
APRICOTS, PROCESSING, (EXCL DRIED)(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA60,000
(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: Utah

Ranked Items Within The U.S., 2012
ItemQuantityU.S. RankUniverse 1
MARKET VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS SOLD ($1,000)
Total value of agricultural products sold1,816,1473750
   Value of crops, including nursery and greenhouse 574,0993850
   Value of livestock, poultry, and their products1,242,0493650
 
VALUE OF SALES BY COMMODITY GROUP ($1,000)
Grains, oilseeds, dry beans, and dry peas117,4894050
Tobacco--19
Cotton and cottonseed--17
Vegetables, melons, potatoes and sweet potatoes19,3824350
Fruit, tree nuts, and berries31,2992150
Nursery, greenhouse, floriculture and sod108,7422750
Cut Christmas trees and short rotation woody crops364449
Other crops and hay297,1511950
Poultry and eggs140,1313050
Cattle and calves364,2143350
Milk from cows326,3642350
Hogs and pigs290,6321450
Sheep, goats, wool, mohair, and milk36,122850
Horses, ponies, mules, burros, and donkeys20,6292250
Aquaculture6,7093050
Other animals and other animal products57,246650
 
TOP CROP ITEMS (acres)
Forage-land used for all hay and haylage, grass silage, and greenchop761,5152650
Wheat for grain, all138,1003249
Winter wheat for grain124,7853148
Corn for silage52,4812449
Corn for grain33,8793949
 
TOP LIVESTOCK INVENTORY ITEMS (number)
Layers3,814,8592450
Turkeys2,894,8951250
Pullets for laying flock replacement814,9032750
Cattle and calves776,8333650
Hogs and pigs731,6661550

Other State Highlights, 2012
Economic Characteristics Quantity
Farm by value of sales
   Less than $1,0005,263
   $1,000 to $2,4991,937
   $2,500 to $4,9992,055
   $5,000 to $9,9992,068
   $10,000 to $19,9991,709
   $20,000 to $24,999471
   $25,000 to $39,9991,017
   $40,000 to $49,999407
   $50,000 to $99,9991,117
   $100,000 to $249,999897
   $250,000 to $499,999530
   $500,000 or more556
  
Total farm production expenses ($1,000)1,588,996
   Average per farm ($)88,145
  
Net cash farm income of the operations ($1,000)298,404
   Average per farm ($)16,553
Operator Characteristics Quantity
Principal operators by primary occupation
   Farming6,939
   Other11,088
 
Principal operators by sex
   Male16,009
   Female2,018
  
Average age of principal operator58.3
 
All operators by race 2
   American Indian or Alaska Native894
   Asian77
   Black or African American9
   Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander25
   White27,079
   More than one race46
  
All operators of Spanish, Hispanic or Latino Origin 2496

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.