2016 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 Arizona
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Feb/18/2018

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Pct of Ag Land100
Farm Operations - Operations, Measured in Pct of Farm Operations100
Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation1,321
Farm Operations - Number of Operations19,600
Farm Operations - Acres Operated25,900,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2017 )184,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2017 )196,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2017 )970,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2017 )253,000
Goats, Angora - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2017 )35,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2017 )27,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2017 )130,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2016 )115,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head24,429
Milk - Production, Measured in $722,988,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb4,788,000,000
County outlines for ARIZONA

Crops - Planted, Harvested, Yield, Production, Price (MYA), Value of Production
Sorted by Value of Production in Dollars
CommodityPlanted All Purpose AcresHarvested AcresYieldProduction or SalesPrice per UnitValue of Production or Sales in Dollars
LETTUCE
LETTUCE, HEAD, FRESH MARKET38.5 $ / CWT488,796,000
LETTUCE, HEAD37,00036,800345 CWT / ACRE12,696,000 CWT38.5 $ / CWT488,796,000
LETTUCE, ROMAINE26,40026,200330 CWT / ACRE8,646,000 CWT32.3 $ / CWT279,266,000
LETTUCE, ROMAINE, FRESH MARKET32.3 $ / CWT279,266,000
LETTUCE, LEAF9,7009,600245 CWT / ACRE2,352,000 CWT64.9 $ / CWT152,645,000
LETTUCE, LEAF, FRESH MARKET64.9 $ / CWT152,645,000
LETTUCE, ROMAINE, UTILIZED8,646,000 CWT
LETTUCE, HEAD, UTILIZED12,696,000 CWT
LETTUCE, LEAF, UTILIZED2,352,000 CWT
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE388,080,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA55,000
HAY
HAY315,0008.18 TONS / ACRE2,576,000 TONS153 $ / TON388,080,000
HAY, ALFALFA280,0008.6 TONS / ACRE2,408,000 TONS152 $ / TON361,200,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)35,0004.8 TONS / ACRE168,000 TONS160 $ / TON26,880,000
COTTON
COTTON, UPLAND120,000118,0001,525 LB / ACRE375,000 480 LB BALES0.666 $ / LB129,168,000
COTTON, COTTONSEED138,000 TONS241 $ / TON33,777,000
COTTON134,500129,0001,468 LB / ACRE394,500 480 LB BALES
COTTON, PIMA14,50011,000851 LB / ACRE19,500 480 LB BALES(D) $ / LB(D)
SPINACH
SPINACH, FRESH MARKET46.2 $ / CWT93,139,000
SPINACH11,20011,200180 CWT / ACRE2,016,000 CWT46.2 $ / CWT93,139,000
SPINACH, UTILIZED2,016,000 CWT
BROCCOLI
BROCCOLI9,3009,300120 CWT / ACRE1,116,000 CWT64.7 $ / CWT72,205,000
BROCCOLI, FRESH MARKET64.7 $ / CWT72,205,000
BROCCOLI, UTILIZED1,116,000 CWT
PECANS
PECANS, UTILIZED, IN SHELL1,730 LB / ACRE24,800,000 LB67,208,000
PECANS14,3002.71 $ / LB
WHEAT
WHEAT111,000103,00097.8 BU / ACRE10,073,000 BU6.7 $ / BU65,988,000
WHEAT, SPRING, DURUM97,00096,00098 BU / ACRE9,408,000 BU6.7 $ / BU62,563,000
WHEAT, WINTER14,0007,00095 BU / ACRE665,000 BU5.15 $ / BU3,425,000
MELONS
MELONS, CANTALOUP, FRESH MARKET16.9 $ / CWT63,147,000
MELONS, CANTALOUP16,00015,900235 CWT / ACRE3,736,500 CWT16.9 $ / CWT63,147,000
MELONS, WATERMELON5,5005,500445 CWT / ACRE2,447,500 CWT14.4 $ / CWT35,244,000
MELONS, WATERMELON, FRESH MARKET14.4 $ / CWT35,244,000
MELONS, WATERMELON, UTILIZED2,447,500 CWT
MELONS, CANTALOUP, UTILIZED3,736,500 CWT
CAULIFLOWER
CAULIFLOWER4,5004,500175 CWT / ACRE787,500 CWT79.4 $ / CWT62,493,000
CAULIFLOWER, UTILIZED787,500 CWT
CAULIFLOWER, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
CAULIFLOWER, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
CABBAGE
CABBAGE3,8003,800425 CWT / ACRE1,615,000 CWT31.7 $ / CWT51,196,000
CABBAGE, FRESH MARKET31.7 $ / CWT51,196,000
CABBAGE, UTILIZED1,615,000 CWT
CORN
CORN, GRAIN50,000215 BU / ACRE10,750,000 BU4.73 $ / BU49,988,000
CORN, SILAGE44,00030 TONS / ACRE1,320,000 TONS
CORN95,000
DATES
DATES, FRESH MARKET6,940 TONS3,040 $ / TON21,098,000
DATES, UTILIZED6,940 TONS21,098,000
DATES2,2003.15 TONS / ACRE6,940 TONS3,040 $ / TON
BARLEY
BARLEY17,00016,000128 BU / ACRE2,048,000 BU4.06 $ / BU7,776,000
PEPPERS
PEPPERS, CHILE1,6001,60076 CWT / ACRE121,600 CWT36.5 $ / CWT4,439,000
PEPPERS, CHILE, PROCESSING750 $ / TON4,259,000
PEPPERS, CHILE, FRESH MARKET22.5 $ / CWT180,000
PEPPERS, CHILE, UTILIZED121,600 CWT
APPLES
APPLES(NA)(NA) LB / ACRE(NA) LB(NA) $ / LB
APPLES, FRESH MARKET(NA) LB(NA) $ / LB(NA)
APPLES, UTILIZED(NA) LB(NA)
APPLES, PROCESSING(NA) LB(NA) $ / TON(NA)
LEMONS
LEMONS, UTILIZED70,000 TONS
LEMONS7,500213 BOXES / ACRE(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
LEMONS, PROCESSING224,000 BOXES(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
LEMONS, FRESH MARKET1,376,000 BOXES(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
(NA) Not Available
(D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations
(S) Insufficient number of reports to establish an estimate
(X) Not Applicable
(Z) Less than half the rounding unit

Census State Profile: Arizona

Ranked Items Within The U.S., 2012
ItemQuantityU.S. RankUniverse 1
MARKET VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS SOLD ($1,000)
Total value of agricultural products sold3,732,1133250
   Value of crops, including nursery and greenhouse 2,076,5683050
   Value of livestock, poultry, and their products1,655,5453150
 
VALUE OF SALES BY COMMODITY GROUP ($1,000)
Grains, oilseeds, dry beans, and dry peas(D)3550
Tobacco--19
Cotton and cottonseed224,4861017
Vegetables, melons, potatoes and sweet potatoes764,062550
Fruit, tree nuts, and berries(D)1450
Nursery, greenhouse, floriculture and sod315,5481350
Cut Christmas trees and short rotation woody crops(D)4749
Other crops and hay425,2031250
Poultry and eggs(D)3550
Cattle and calves700,3072450
Milk from cows762,9571350
Hogs and pigs(D)(D)50
Sheep, goats, wool, mohair, and milk11,2762250
Horses, ponies, mules, burros, and donkeys31,8011050
Aquaculture5,3633350
Other animals and other animal products(D)(D)50
 
TOP CROP ITEMS (acres)
Forage-land used for all hay and haylage, grass silage, and greenchop324,5624050
Cotton, all197,4551217
Upland cotton194,3281117
Vegetables harvested, all130,3451050
Wheat for grain, all102,5813449
 
TOP LIVESTOCK INVENTORY ITEMS (number)
Layers(D)(D)50
Pullets for laying flock replacement(D)(D)50
Cattle and calves911,3343250
Sheep and lambs180,5511050
Hogs and pigs(D)2350

Other State Highlights, 2012
Economic Characteristics Quantity
Farm by value of sales
   Less than $1,00010,558
   $1,000 to $2,4992,058
   $2,500 to $4,9991,820
   $5,000 to $9,9991,501
   $10,000 to $19,9991,267
   $20,000 to $24,999236
   $25,000 to $39,999491
   $40,000 to $49,999181
   $50,000 to $99,999442
   $100,000 to $249,999549
   $250,000 to $499,999269
   $500,000 or more633
  
Total farm production expenses ($1,000)3,258,922
   Average per farm ($)162,905
  
Net cash farm income of the operations ($1,000)600,395
   Average per farm ($)30,012
Operator Characteristics Quantity
Principal operators by primary occupation
   Farming13,219
   Other6,786
 
Principal operators by sex
   Male12,170
   Female7,835
  
Average age of principal operator61.1
 
All operators by race 2
   American Indian or Alaska Native18,375
   Asian130
   Black or African American64
   Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander26
   White13,884
   More than one race113
  
All operators of Spanish, Hispanic or Latino Origin 21,181

Note: See "Census of Agriculture, Volume 1, Geographic Area Series" for complete footnotes, explanations, definitions, and methodology.
   1 Universe is number of states in U.S. with item.
   2 Data were collected for a maximum of three operators per farm.
  (D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations.
   - Represents zero.