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West Virginia Agricultural Statistics Service Bulletin No. 41- Credits; 1
Letter from Gus R. 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
Census of Agriculture Data: Farm Computer Usage, Farms, and Sales ; 47
NASS Confidentiality Statement ; 61

Charts:
All Hay Production for WV and the U.S.; 18
Number of Farms for WV and the U.S.; 53
Consumption per Capita; 54
Cattle Inventory for WV and the U.S.; 55
Turkeys Raised for WV and the U.S.; 56
Sheep Inventory for WV and the U.S.; 57


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
Producion Charts; 18

Alfalfa Hay:
Acreage, Yield, Production and Value; 17

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; 21

Soybeans:
Acreage, Yield, Production and Value; 23
By Counties; 24

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

 FRUIT

Fruit Summary; 27

Commercial Apples:
Production and Value; 27
Processed Utilization and Value; 27

Peaches:
Production and Value; 27

HONEY

Honey Summary, Colonies, Production, Value and Stocks; 29


TROUT


Summary & Number of Operations, Losses and Value of Sales; 29

 

LIVESTOCK AND DAIRY

Livestock & Dairy Summary; 32

All Cattle:
Number on Farms and Value; 30
Number on Farms By Counties; 31
Production, Value and Income; 32
Inventory Number, Supply and Disposition; 32

Milk:
Milk Cows; Number on Farms By Counties; 31
Production of Milk and Milkfat; 32
Disposition and Marketings; 33
Marketings, Income and Value; 33
Number of Cows and Production, Quarterly; 33

Sheep and Lambs:
Inventory, By Class and Value; 34
By Counties; 35
Inventory, Supply and Disposition; 36
Production, Value and Income; 36
Prices Received; 45

Wool:
Sheep Shorn, Production and Value; 36
Prices Received; 45

Hogs and Pigs:
Sows Farrowed, Pigs Per Litter and Pig Crop; 37
Inventory Number, Supply and Disposition; 37
Production, Value and Income; 37
Number on Farms, By Class and Value; 37
Prices Received; 45

Goats:
Inventory; 7
Inventory; 28
Number of Operations; 8

Slaughter:
Total Red Meat Production; 38
Number of Head and Live Weight; 38
Number of Federally Inspected Plants and Head Slaughtered; 38

POULTRY

Poultry Summary; 39

Chickens and Eggs:
Egg Production, Disposition and Income; 39
Value of Production 10-yr Chart; 40
Value of Sales 10-yr Chart; 40
Number on Farms and Value; 41
Layer and Broiler Numbers By Counties; 42
Chickens Lost, Sold and Value; 43
Prices Received; 45

Commercial Broilers:
Production and Income; 43 
Value of Production 10-yr Chart; 40 
Prices Received; 45


Turkeys:
Production and Income; 43
Value of Production 10-yr Chart; 40 
Prices Received; 45

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; 46

Prices Received:
Marketing Year Average, Selected Crops; 44
Annual Average, Cattle; 44
Annual Average, Dairy; 44
Annual Average, Hogs, Sheep and Wool; 45
Annual Average, Poultry and Eggs; 45
Cash Receipts from Farm Marketings; 52

Farm Real Estate:
Average Value Per Acre - Selected States; 49
Average Value Per Acre - Cropland and Pasture; 49
Cropland Rented For Cash - Average Cash Rent Per Acre; 49
Pasture Rented For Cash - Average Cash Rent Per Acre; 49

FERTILIZER

Fertilizer Use; 46


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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