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Missouri's Rank Among States, 2004
 
 
Rank
Total
Unit
Percent of U.S. Total
General        
Farm Numbers 2 106,000
Farms
5.0
Cash Receipts 1/ 15 5.82
Billion Dollars
2.3
 
Crops    
Hay, excluding alfalfa 2 7,900,000
Tons
9.6
Hay, all 2 9,420,000
Tons
6.0
Sorghum, grain 4 15,660,000
Bushels
3.4
Soybeans 5 223,200,000
Bushels
7.1
Rice 6 13,261,000
Cwt
5.7
Corn, grain 8 466,560,000
Bushels
4.0
Cotton 9 830,000
Bales
3.6
Watermelon 9 924,000
Cwt
2.5
Cottonseed 11 268,000
Tons
3.3
Winter wheat 11 48,360,000
Bushels
3.2
Grapes 12 3,300
Tons
0.1
Sorghum, silage 12 40,000
Tons
0.8
Tobacco 13 3,335,000
Pounds
0.4
Apples (utilized production)1/ 16 47,000,000
Pounds
0.5
Peaches (utilized production) 17 9,000,000
Pounds
0.4
Alfalfa Hay 18 1,520,000
Tons
2.0
Potatoes, all 21 1,922,000
Cwt
0.4
Oats 25 650,000
Bushels
0.6
Corn silage 30 725,000
Tons
0.7
 
Livestock and Livestock Products    
 
Beef cow operations 2 54,000
Number
7.0
Cattle operations 2 63,000
Number
6.4
Beef cows 2/ 2 2,161,000
Head
6.5
Calf crop 3 2,060,000
Head
5.5
All cows 2/ 3 2,280,000
Head
5.4
Turkeys raised 4 21,500,000
Head
8.1
Cattle and calves 2/ 6 4,450,000
Head
4.6
Ice Cream (low fat production) 6 21,877,000
Gallons
5.3
Milk cow operations 7 2,800
Number
3.4
Hogs and Pigs 3/ 7 2,900,000
Head
4.8
Total cheese production 10 99,645,000
Pounds
1.1
Ice Cream (regular production) 10 24,652,000
Gallons
2.6
Hog operations 12 2,200
Number
3.2
Sheep operations 14 1,900
Number
2.8
Egg production 15 1,865
Millions
2.1
All chickens 4/ 15 9,434,000
Head
2.1
Milk cows 2/ 18 119,000
Head
1.3
Milk production 21 1,847,000,000
Pounds
1.1
Cattle and calves on feed 2/ 22 70,000
Head
0.5
Wool production 23 375,000
Pounds
1.0
Sheep and lambs 2/ 26 65,000
Head
1.1
Honey production 30 656,000
Pounds
0.3
 
1/ Preliminary
2/ Inventory on hand January 1, 2005
3/ Inventory on hand December 1, 2004
4/ Inventory on hand December 1, 2004 (excludes commercial broilers)