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Letter from Walt Helmick, WV Commissioner of Agriculture
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GENERAL

West Virginia Department of Agriculture Contact Information; 1
WVU and WVSU Extension Service and USDA's Farm Service Agency County Contacts Information; 2
Agriculture Teachers Directory; 3
Agricultural Websites; 4
Summary of Crops, Farms, and Livestock Inventory; 5
West Virginia's Rank in the Nation's Agriculture; 6
West Virginia Reporting District Map; 7
Principal Crops: Area Planted and Harvested; 9
Principal Crops: Value of Production; 9
Census of Agriculture Data: Farm Computer Usage, Farms, and Sales; 40

Charts:
All Hay Production for WV and the U.S.; 11
Number of Farms for WV and the U.S.; 46
Consumption per Capita; 47
Cattle Inventory for WV and the U.S.; 48
Turkeys Raised for WV and the U.S.; 49
Sheep Inventory for WV and the U.S.; 50

FIELD CROPS

Field Crops Summary; 8

All Hay:
Acreage, Yield, Production, Value and Stocks; 10
Production Charts; 11

Alfalfa Hay:
Acreage, Yield, Production and Value; 10

Other Hay:
Acreage, Yield, Production and Value; 12
By Counties; 13

Corn for Grain:
Acreage, Yield, Production and Value; 14
By Counties; 15

Corn for Silage:
Acreage, Yield and Production; 14

Soybeans:
Acreage, Yield, Production and Value; 16
By Counties; 17

Wheat:
Acreage, Yield, Production and Value; 18
By Counties; 19

 FRUIT

Fruit Summary; 20

Commercial Apples:
Production and Value; 20
Processed Utilization and Value; 20

Peaches:
Production and Value; 20

HONEY

Honey Summary, Colonies, Production, Value and Stocks; 22


TROUT


Summary & Number of Operations, Losses and Value of Sales; 22

 

LIVESTOCK AND DAIRY

Livestock & Dairy Summary; 21

All Cattle:
Number on Farms and Value; 23
Number on Farms By Counties; 24
Production, Value and Income; 25
Inventory Number, Supply and Disposition; 25

Milk:
Milk Cows; Number on Farms By Counties; 24
Production of Milk and Milkfat; 25
Disposition and Marketings; 26
Marketings, Income and Value; 26
Number of Cows and Production, Quarterly; 26

Sheep and Lambs:
Inventory, By Class and Value; 27
By Counties; 28
Inventory, Supply and Disposition; 29
Production, Value and Income; 29
Prices Received; 38

Wool:
Sheep Shorn, Production and Value; 29
Prices Received; 38

Hogs and Pigs:
Sows Farrowed, Pigs Per Litter and Pig Crop; 30
Inventory Number, Supply and Disposition; 30
Production, Value and Income; 30
Number on Farms, By Class and Value; 30
Prices Received; 38

Goats:
Inventory; 5
Inventory; 21
Number of Operations; 6

Slaughter:
Total Red Meat Production; 31
Number of Head and Live Weight; 31
Number of Federally Inspected Plants and Head Slaughtered; 31

POULTRY

Poultry Summary; 32

Chickens and Eggs:
Egg Production, Disposition and Income; 32
Value of Production 10-yr Chart; 33
Value of Sales 10-yr Chart; 33
Number on Farms and Value; 34
Layer and Broiler Numbers By Counties; 35
Chickens Lost, Sold and Value; 36
Prices Received; 38

Commercial Broilers:
Production and Income; 36 
Value of Production 10-yr Chart; 33 
Prices Received; 38


Turkeys:
Production and Income; 36
Value of Production 10-yr Chart; 33 
Prices Received; 38

INCOME, EXPENDITURES, LAND VALUES & PRICES

West Virginia Value Added to the U.S. Economy by the Agricultural Sector; 43
West Virginia Agricultural Exports; 44
Farm Production Expenditures; 39

Prices Received:
Marketing Year Average, Selected Crops; 37
Annual Average, Cattle; 37
Annual Average, Dairy; 37
Annual Average, Hogs, Sheep and Wool; 38
Annual Average, Poultry and Eggs; 38
Cash Receipts from Farm Marketings; 45

Farm Real Estate:
Cropland and Pasture Cash Rental Rates - by Counties; 41
Average Value Per Acre - Selected States; 42
Average Value Per Acre - Cropland and Pasture; 42
Cropland Rented For Cash - Average Cash Rent Per Acre; 42
Pasture Rented For Cash - Average Cash Rent Per Acre; 42

FERTILIZER

Fertilizer Use; 39


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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