Acknowledgement by Secretary Lewis R. Riley .......................... Inside Front Cover

Table of Contents .................................................................. i-ii

Acknowledgement by Director, Norman Bennett .................................... Foreword

National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) ..................... 1

Maryland Highlights ................................................................... 2

State Map ............................................................................ 52

Guide to Reports ...................................................... Inside Back Cover

CROPS

Crops Review (narrative) .............................................................. 3

Acres, Yield, Production, and Value (Maryland) ..................................... 4-6

Acres, Yield, Production, and Value (United States) ................................ 7-8

Maryland Agricultural Land Use ........................................................ 9

County Estimates: Maps: County Data ................................................................. 10

Corn ........................................................................... 11-12

Soybeans .......................................................................... 13

Wheat ............................................................................. 14

Barley ............................................................................ 15

Hay:

All Hay.. ........................................................................ 16

Alfalfa .......................................................................... 17

Other Hay ........................................................................ 18

Tobacco ............................................................................ 19

Sorghum ............................................................................ 19

Record Highs and Lows: Acreage, Yield, and Production ................................ 20

Grain and Hay Stocks ................................................................. 21

Fertilizer Consumption ............................................................... 22

FRUITS

Apple and Peach Production and Value ................................................. 23

Apple Utilization .................................................................... 23

VEGETABLES

Vegetables, Fresh Market:

Acreage, Yield, Production, and Value .......................................... 24-25

Floriculture, Production and Value ................................................... 26

Horticulture ...................................................................... 27-28

POULTRY

Poultry Review (narrative) ........................................................... 29

Broiler Production and Value (Chart) ................................................ 29

Broiler Eggs Set, Hatched, and Placed (by Weeks) ..................................... 30

Broiler Production and Value ......................................................... 31

Broiler Chicks Hatched (by Months) ................................................... 31

Chick Hatcheries and Capacity ........................................................ 31

Egg Production and Layers (by Months) ................................................ 32

Egg Production and Sales ............................................................. 32

Chicken Inventory and Value .......................................................... 33

Chickens and Turkeys: Production, Disposition, and Value ............................. 33

DAIRY

Dairy Review (narrative) ............................................................. 34

Milk Production and Total Cows (Chart) ............................................... 34

Milk Cows and Production ............................................................. 35

Milk Disposition, Income and Value ................................................... 35

Average Fat Test (by Months) ........................................................ 35

Production (by Quarters) ............................................................. 36

Milk Cow Operations (by Size) ........................................................ 36

Manufactured Dairy Products .......................................................... 36

County Estimates: Number of Cows and Production ..................................................... 37

LIVESTOCK

Livestock Review (narrative) ......................................................... 38

Hog and Cattle Cash Receipts (Chart) ................................................. 38

Inventory by Species ................................................................. 39

Number of Livestock Farms (by Type) .................................................. 39

Cattle and Hog Inventory and Value ................................................... 40

Meat Animal Supply and Disposition ................................................... 40

Meat Animal Production and Income .................................................... 40

Equine ............................................................................... 41

Honey Production, Colonies, Stocks and Value ......................................... 42

Aquaculture Production and Sales ..................................................... 42

PRICES & INCOME

Prices and Income Review (narrative) ................................................. 43

Prices Received by Farmers ........................................................ 44-45

Marketing Season for Maryland Commodities ............................................ 45

United States Feed-Price Ratios ...................................................... 46

United States Prices Paid for Feed ................................................... 46

Cash Receipts for Commodities ........................................................ 47

Agriculture Value Added to the U.S. Economy .......................................... 48

Farm Numbers and Acreage ............................................................. 49

Agricultural Land Values ............................................................. 49

Cropland Cash Rents By County ........................................................ 50

GENERAL STATISTICS

Precipitation and Temperatures ....................................................... 51

County Profiles ................................................................... 53-64