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West Virginia Agricultural Statistics Service Bulletin No. 38 - Credits; 1
Letter from Gus Douglass, WV Commissioner of Agriculture
Letter from Dale R. King, WV State Field Office Director
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GENERAL

West Virginia Department of Agriculture Contact Information; 2
National Agricultural Statistics Service State Offices Contact Information; 3
WVU and WVSU Extension Service and USDA's Farm Service Agency County Contacts Information; 4
Agriculture Teachers Directory ; 5
Agricultural Websites; 6
Summary of Crops, Farms, and Livestock Inventory; 7
West Virginia's Rank in the Nation's Agriculture; 8
Number of Farms, Land in Farms and Average Size; 8
Livestock, Number of Operations; 8
Record Highs and Lows; 9
County Rankings; 10
West Virginia Reporting District Map; 11
Principal Crops: Area Planted and Harvested; 16
Principal Crops: Value of Production; 16


Weather:
Weather Summary; 12
Freeze Dates; 12
Monthly and Annual Temperatures; 13
Monthly and Annual Precipitation; 14

FIELD CROPS

Field Crops Summary; 15

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

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

Other Hay:
Acreage, Yield, Production and Value; 21
By Counties; 22

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

Corn for Silage:
Acreage, Yield and Production; 25
By Counties; 26

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

Wheat:
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
Prices Received; 51

Wool:
Sheep Shorn, Production and Value; 40
Prices Received; 51

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
Prices Received; 51

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
Prices Received; 51


Commercial Broilers:
Production and Income; 49 
Value of Production 10-yr Chart; 46 
Prices Received; 51


Turkeys:
Production and Income; 49
Value of Production 10-yr Chart; 46 
Prices Received; 51

INCOME, EXPENDITURES, LAND VALUES & PRICES

West Virginia Value Added to the U.S. Economy by the Agricultural Sector; 54
West Virginia Agricultural Exports; 55
Farm Production Expenditures; 52

Prices Received:
Marketing Year Average, Selected Crops; 50
Annual Average, Cattle; 50
Annual Average, Dairy; 50
Annual Average, Hogs, Sheep and Wool; 51
Annual Average, Poultry and Eggs; 51
Cash Receipts from Farm Marketings; 56

Farm Real Estate:
Average Value Per Acre - Selected States; 53
Average Value Per Acre - Cropland and Pasture; 53
Cropland Rented For Cash - Average Cash Rent Per Acre; 53
Pasture Rented For Cash - Average Cash Rent Per Acre; 53

FERTILIZER

Fertilizer Use; 52


For more information call:

  USDA/NASS West Virginia Field Office
  (304) 357-5123
  (800) 535-7088
  E-mail nass-wv@nass.usda.gov


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