TABLE OF CONTENTS

West Virginia Agricultural Statistics Service Bulletin No. 32 - Credits; 1
Commissioner Gus Douglass' Letter
Letter from Dale King, State Statistician
Table of Contents

GENERAL

West Virginia Department of Agriculture Contact Information; 2
National Agricultural Statistics Services' State Office Contact Information; 3
West Virginia's Cooperative Extension Service and USDA's Farm Service Agency County Contact Information; 4
Listing of Helpful Websites; 5
West Virginia's Rank in the Nation's Agriculture; 6
Number of Farms, Land in Farms and Average Size; 6
Livestock, Number of Operations; 6
Principal Crops: Area Planted and Harvested; 14
Principal Crops: Value of Production; 14
Record Highs and Lows; 7
County Rankings; 8
West Virginia Reporting District Map; 9

Weather:
Weather Summary; 10
Freeze Dates; 10
Monthly and Annual Temperatures; 11
Monthly and Annual Precipitation; 12

FIELD CROPS

Field Crops Summary; 13

All Hay:
   Acreage, Yield, Production, Value and Stocks; 15
By Counties; 16

Alfalfa Hay:
   Acreage, Yield, Production and Value; 17
By Counties; 18

Other Hay:
   Acreage, Yield, Production and Value; 19
By Counties; 20

Corn for Grain:
Acreage, Yield, Production and Value; 21
By Counties; 22

Corn for Silage:
Acreage, Yield and Production; 23
By Counties; 24

Soybeans:
Acreage, Yield, Production and Value; 25
By Counties; 26

Wheat:
Acreage, Yield, Production and Value; 27
By Counties; 28

Tobacco:
Acreage, Yield, Production and Value; 29
By Counties; 30

FRUIT


Fruit Summary; 31

Commercial Apples:
Production and Value; 31
Processed Utilization and Value; 31

Peaches:
Production and Value; 31

HONEY

Honey Summary, Colonies, Production, Value and Stocks; 33

TROUT

Summary & Number of Operations, Losses and Value of Sales; 33

LIVESTOCK AND DAIRY

Livestock & Dairy Summary; 32

All Cattle:
Number on Farms and Value; 34
Number on Farms By Counties; 35
Production, Value and Income; 36
Inventory Number, Supply and Disposition; 36

Milk:
Milk Cows; Number on Farms By Counties; 35
Production of Milk and Milkfat; 36
Disposition and Marketings; 37
Marketings, Income and Value; 37
Number of Cows and Production, Quarterly; 37

Sheep and Lambs:
Inventory, By Class and Value; 38
By Counties; 39
Inventory, Supply and Disposition; 40
Production, Value and Income; 40

Wool:
Sheep Shorn, Production and Value; 40

Hogs and Pigs:
Sows Farrowed, Pigs Per Litter and Pig Crop; 41
Inventory Number, Supply and Disposition; 41
Production, Value and Income; 41
Number on Farms, By Class and Value; 42
By Counties; 43

Slaughter:
Total Red Meat Production; 44
Number of Head and Live Weight; 44
Number of Federally Inspected Plants and Head Slaughtered; 44

POULTRY

Poultry Summary; 45

Chickens and Eggs:
Egg Production, Disposition and Income; 45
Value of Production 10-yr Chart; 46
Value of Sales 10-yr Chart; 46

Number on Farms and Value; 47
By Counties; 48
Chickens Lost, Sold and Value; 49

Commercial Broilers:
Production and Income; 49 
Value of Production 10-yr Chart; 46 

Turkeys:
Production and Income; 49
Value of Production 10-yr Chart; 46 

INCOME, EXPENDITURES, LAND VALUES & PRICES

West Virginia Value Added to the U.S. Economy by the Agricultural Sector; 50
West Virginia Agricultural Exports; 51
Farm Production Expenditures; 52
Farm Business Balance Sheet; 52

Prices Received:
Marketing Year Average, Selected Crops; 53
Annual Average, Cattle; 53
Annual Average, Dairy; 53
Annual Average, Hogs, Sheep and Wool; 54
Annual Average, Poultry and Eggs; 54
Cash Receipts from Farm Marketings; 55

Farm Real Estate:
Average Value Per Acre - Selected States; 56
Average Value Per Acre - Cropland and Pasture; 56
Cropland Rented For Cash - Average Cash Rent Per Acre; 56
Pasture Rented For Cash - Average Cash Rent Per Acre; 56

FERTILIZER

Fertilizer Use; 54

Index


For more information call:

West Virginia Agricultural Statistics

(304) 357-5123