Revised July 2003

North Dakota's
Rank in U.S. Agriculture
 
2002 Rank Among States
 

Ranks
. . .
Percent of Nation's
Production
. . .
#1 Spring Wheat
42%
Durum Wheat
61%
Sunflower
68%
Barley
25%
All Dry Edible Beans
35%
Navy Beans
44%
Pinto Beans
56%
Canola
92%
Flaxseed
97%
Dry Edible Peas
47%
Honey
14%
#2 All Wheat
13%
#3 Sugarbeets
19%
Lentils
21%
Rye
5%
#4 Oats
11%
Principal Crops Harvested
7%
THE 10 LEADING STATES AND NORTH DAKOTA'S RANK
Item 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 North
Dakota's
Rank
Percent
of
Nation 1/
CROP PRODUCTION - 2002
Corn, Grain IA IL MN NE IN WI SD KS MO OH 13 1
Silage WI CA MN NY PA IA SD NE CO KS 22 1
Wheat, Durum ND MT CA AZ MN SD 1 61
Spring ND MT MN ID WA SD OR CO UT WI 1 42
Winter KS WA OK TX ID OH NE AR CO MO 33 *
All KS ND WA MT OK ID TX MN OH NE 2 13
Oats MN WI IA ND TX PA SD MI OH NY 4 11
Barley ND ID MT WA CO MN CA WY PA AZ 1 25
Rye OK GA ND SD 3 5
Flaxseed ND MT MN SD 1 97
Potatoes ID WA WI CO OR ND MN CA ME MI 6 5
Sugarbeets MN ID ND MI CA MT CO NE WY OR 3 19
Soybeans IA IL MN IN NE MO OH SD AR ND 10 3
Dry Edible Beans, Navy ND MI MN ID SD NE WY OR 1 44
Pinto ND NE CO ID WY MN MT WA MI NM 1 56
All ND MI NE MN ID CA CO WA WY MT 1 35
Dry Edible Peas ND WA ID MT OR 1 47
Lentils WA ID ND MT 3 21
Sunflower, Oil ND SD KS MN CO NE TX 1 70
Non-oil ND SD MN TX/CO KS NE 1 62
All ND SD KS MN CO TX NE 1 68
Canola ND MN 1 92
Hay, Alfalfa CA MN ID IA WI NE KS SD MI MT 15 3
All Other TX MO KY TN OK AR KS NY ND OH 9 3
All TX CA MO KS MN NE IA ID KY WI 15 3
Total Acreage
Principal Crops Planted IA TX IL KS ND MN NE SD MO IN 5 7
Principal Crops Harvested IA IL KS ND MN TX NE SD MO IN 4 7
Grain Storage, December 1
On-Farm Capacity IA MN IL NE ND IN SD OH/MO KS 5 6
Off-Farm Capacity IL IA KS NE TX MN IN OH OK ND 10 3
LIVESTOCK ON HAND - JANUARY 1, 2003
All Cattle & Calves TX KS NE OK CA MO SD IA WI CO 16 2
Cattle & Calves on Feed TX NE KS CO IA CA SD OK ID AZ 21 1
Cows That Have Calved TX CA MO OK NE SD KS WI MT KY 14 2
Milk CA WI NY PA MN ID TX NM MI OH 33 *
Beef TX MO OK NE SD KS MT KY TN IA 11 3
All Hogs - December 1, 2002 IA NC MN IL IN MO NE OK KS OH 27 *
All Sheep & Lambs TX CA WY SD CO UT MT ID IA OR 15 2
            LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION - 2002
Calf Crop TX MO CA OK SD NE KS MT WI IA/KY 13 3
Lamb Crop TX WY SD MT CA UT ID IA CO OR 14 2
Pig Crop NC IA MN IL MO NE OK IN KS OH 25 *
Turkeys Raised NC MN AR MO VA CA IN PA/SC IA 16 1
Wool Production TX WY CA SD CO MT UT ID NM IA 14 2
Honey Production ND CA FL SD MN MT TX WI NY ID 1 14
Milk Production CA WI NY PA MN ID NM MI WA TX 33 *
            FARM INCOME - 2002
Cash Receipts, Crops CA IA IL FL TX MN WA NE IN NC 13 2
Livestock TX CA NE KS IA WI NC MN CO OK 37 1
Total CA TX IA NE KS MN IL FL NC WI 25 2
Government Payments - - - Not Available at This Time - - -
Value Added to Agricultural Sector 2/
Net Value Added CA TX NC IA IL FL NE GA KS WA 24 2
Net Farm Income TX CA NC GA FL IA NE AL IL AR 30 1
* Less than one-half of one percent. 1/ North Dakota's percent of the Nation's total. 2/ 2001 data. Value added format replaces gross farm income.

July 2003 ~ North Dakota Rank in Agriculture
RANK OF NORTH DAKOTA COUNTIES 1/
County Crop Production - 2002 Livestock Inventory
Spring
Wheat
Durum Wheat Barley Oats Oil
Sun-
flower
Canola Soy-
beans
Corn
Grain
Dry
Edible
Beans
All
Cattle
Jan 1,
2003
Beef
Cows
Jan 1,
2003
Milk
Cows
Jan 1,
2003
All
Sheep
Jan 1,
2003
All
Hogs
Dec 1,
2002
Adams 45 26 50 48 42 43 34 23 26 21 1 26
Barnes 6 33 12 20 13 21 3 8 21 32 32 23
Benson 21 19 6 11 14 12 21 13 6 20 23 34
Billings 51 29 51 42 49 48 19 19 40
Bottineau 12 9 1 6 1 2 30 31 32 29 30
Bowman 47 14 44 46 45 36 46 18 22 2 2
Burke 34 7 25 5 38 10 38 43 37
Burleigh 40 25 39 21 8 26 32 25 10 7 18
Cass 2 15 34 35 1 2 13 45 45 14 3
Cavalier 1 12 5 29 39 1 20 40 20 49 51 14
Dickey 31 42 19 25 41 8 3 16 12 13 19 14 11
Divide 52 2 33 14 50 18 29 40 37
Dunn 20 21 31 8 36 34 37 2 2 16 11 12
Eddy 39 41 20 25 21 27 24 33 19 38 37 19
Emmons 50 5 26 15 6 8 2
Foster 33 39 16 39 12 23 17 22 25 42 43 10 9
Golden Valley 46 16 47 27 47 35 39 37 36 9
Grand Forks 5 42 24 43 15 28 9 11 1 40 41 43 4
Grant 44 35 49 45 27 44 5 6 10 8 17
Griggs 29 37 18 40 20 30 12 23 18 39 41
Hettinger 24 10 37 50 28 20 45 32 30 14 20
Kidder 49 43 45 28 24 32 34 21 23 4 5 16 7
LaMoure 22 27 31 23 5 7 10 23 26 8 21 5
Logan 48 40 40 41 18 40 28 32 11 16 14 30
McHenry 19 24 10 4 3 13 31 20 28 3 3 6 5
McIntosh 43 34 46 37 17 37 19 16 13 18 5 26
McKenzie 28 5 22 7 51 22 47 7 4 6
McLean 10 6 17 1 7 4 35 28 9 15 13 12 26
Mercer 38 18 36 16 33 25 42 16 12 32
Morton 37 27 34 15 11 42 37 30 1 1 1 4 18
Mountrail 36 3 21 3 32 8 38 48 17 11 21
Nelson 17 36 13 38 22 14 16 19 15 46 46 10 35 15
Oliver 41 32 32 26 26 38 35 24 20 24 9 14 28
Pembina 4 38 30 35 37 31 15 18 3 47 47
Pierce 25 23 14 12 10 11 23 24 26 28 26 19
Ramsey 16 15 3 32 31 9 13 10 8 49 51 32 24
Ransom 27 41 36 43 11 6 12 23 25 23 1
Renville 26 8 2 9 9 6 33 36 49 48 35
Richland 9 35 33 44 2 1 22 23 30 10
Rolette 32 17 11 10 30 7 27 29 32 32
Sargent 23 48 43 53 7 4 17 31 37 7 6
Sheridan 30 31 19 18 16 16 29 43 29 36 35 21 37
Sioux 53 41 20 17
Slope 42 20 43 49 46 33 29 21 12
Stark 15 13 38 17 40 29 44 7 10 3 14 20
Steele 18 26 29 10 9 5 49 49 25
Stutsman 8 22 8 22 6 19 6 12 14 9 9 4 12 22
Towner 13 11 7 24 34 5 22 26 11 48 49
Traill 14 29 48 4 5 7 53 53
Walsh 3 30 23 30 19 17 14 17 2 43 44 26 28
Ward 7 4 4 2 2 3 25 27 31 13 13 12 37 19
Wells 11 28 9 23 4 15 18 14 4 29 32 43
Williams 35 1 28 13 52 24 50 37 23 19 37 26
1/ County rank may not be published to avoid disclosure of individual data.

North Dakota Agricultural Statistics Service
TOP TEN COUNTIES, North Dakota, 2002 1/
Rank County Production Rank County Production Rank County Production Rank County Production
BARLEY CORN FOR GRAIN OATS DURUM WHEAT
(Bu) (Bu) (Bu) (Bu)
1 Bottineau 5,560,000 1 Richland 28,425,000 1 McLean 1,259,000 1 Williams 9,585,000
2 Renville 3,185,000 2 Cass 10,755,000 2 Ward 974,000 2 Divide 6,295,000
3 Ramsey 2,940,000 3 Dickey 10,442,000 3 Mountrail 958,000 3 Mountrail 5,205,000
4 Ward 2,855,000 4 Sargent 8,775,000 4 McHenry 612,000 4 Ward 3,970,000
5 Cavalier 2,760,000 5 Traill 8,068,000 5 Burke 604,000 5 McKenzie 3,475,000
6 Benson 2,655,000 6 Ransom 6,845,000 6 Bottineau 591,000 6 McLean 3,430,000
7 Towner 2,290,000 7 LaMoure 6,321,000 7 McKenzie 581,000 7 Burke 3,370,000
8 Stutsman 2,235,000 8 Barnes 4,109,000 8 Dunn 476,000 8 Renville 1,575,000
9 Wells 2,181,000 9 Steele 3,506,000 9 Renville 470,000 9 Bottineau 1,522,000
10 McHenry 2,070,000 10 Ramsey 3,370,000 10 Rolette 448,000 10 Hettinger 1,400,000
SPRING WHEAT CANOLA FLAXSEED SOYBEANS
(Bu) (Lbs) (Bu) (Bu)
1 Cavalier 11,180,000 1 Cavalier 277,400,000 1 Ward 1,968,000 1 Cass 16,955,000
2 Cass 10,530,000 2 Bottineau 127,910,000 2 Mountrail 1,111,000 2 Richland 11,135,000
3 Walsh 9,040,000 3 Ward 113,420,000 3 Bottineau 1,083,000 3 Barnes 7,970,000
4 Pembina 8,255,000 4 McLean 108,640,000 4 McLean 1,012,000 4 Traill 5,980,000
5 Grand Forks 7,610,000 5 Towner 106,700,000 5 Cavalier 860,000 5 LaMoure 5,860,000
6 Barnes 7,580,000 6 Renville 87,370,000 6 Renville 755,000 6 Stutsman 5,660,000
7 Ward 6,265,000 7 Rolette 67,460,000 7 Burke 728,000 7 Sargent 4,905,000
8 Stutsman 5,315,000 8 Mountrail 63,460,000 8 Towner 489,000 8 Dickey 3,615,000
9 Richland 5,250,000 9 Ramsey 62,140,000 9 Ramsey 478,000 9 Grand Forks 3,605,000
10 McLean 5,160,000 10 Burke 46,390,000 10 Sheridan 428,000 10 Steele 3,495,000
OIL SUNFLOWER SUGARBEETS DRY EDIBLE BEANS FALL POTATOES
(Lbs) (Tons) (Cwt) (Cwt)
1 Bottineau 104,770,000 1 Pembina 1,390,000 1 Grand Forks 1,470,000 1 Walsh 6,358,000
2 Ward 101,140,000 2 Walsh 879,000 2 Walsh 1,250,000 2 Pembina 5,155,000
3 McHenry 91,740,000 3 Richland 705,000 3 Pembina 1,015,000 3 Grand Forks 3,755,000
4 Wells 90,630,000 4 Grand Forks 610,000 4 Wells 974,000 4 Kidder 2,400,000
5 Emmons 70,830,000 5 Traill 516,000 5 Steele 895,000 5 McHenry 760,000
6 Stutsman 70,310,000 7 McKenzie 218,000 6 Benson 472,000 6 Ransom 590,000
7 McLean 53,560,000 8 Williams 91,000 7 Traill 444,000 7 Dickey 484,000
8 Burleigh 52,060,000 8 Ramsey 405,000 8 Sargent 440,000
9 Renville 49,240,000 9 McLean 377,000 9 Emmons 425,000
10 Pierce 48,650,000 10 LaMoure 360,000 10 Griggs 417,000
ALL HAY ALL CATTLE SHEEP HOGS
(Tons) (Number of Head) (Number of Head) (Number of Head)
1 McHenry 211,000 1 Morton 125,000 1 Adams 13,900 1 Ransom 27,400
2 Dunn 188,000 2 Dunn 89,000 2 Bowman 8,000 2 Bowman 20,000
3 Stutsman 151,000 3 McHenry 86,000 4 Morton 6,400 3 Cass 16,600
4 Williams 146,000 4 Kidder 73,000 5 McHenry 6,000 4 Grand Forks 16,200
5 Kidder 143,000 5 Grant 71,000 6 McKenzie 5,700 5 LaMoure 12,900
6 Morton 140,000 6 Emmons 65,000 7 Kidder 5,200 6 Sargent 11,700
7 McKenzie 137,000 7 McKenzie 64,000 8 Grant 4,400 9 Foster 4,000
8 Burleigh 132,000 7 Stark 64,000 9 Golden Valley 4,000 10 Richland 3,900
9 Bottineau 107,000 9 Stutsman 61,000 10 Foster 3,500
9 Grant 107,000 10 Burleigh 60,000
1/ County rank may not be published to avoid disclosure of individual data.
    
July 2003


 
~ Compiled and Published by ~
N.D. Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA * P.O. Box 3166, Fargo, ND 58108-3166 * 701-239-5306