2018 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 Arizona
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: May/24/2019

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation1,365
Farm Operations - Number of Operations19,200
Farm Operations - Acres Operated26,200,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )215,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )205,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )1,020,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )300,000
Goats, Angora - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )27,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )33,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )115,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2018 )170,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head23,933
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb4,978,000,000
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 AcresYieldProductionPrice per UnitValue of Production in Dollars
HAY
HAY300,0007.82 TONS / ACRE2,346,000 TONS209 $ / TON488,622,000
HAY, ALFALFA260,0008.3 TONS / ACRE2,158,000 TONS209 $ / TON451,022,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)40,0004.7 TONS / ACRE188,000 TONS200 $ / TON37,600,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE488,622,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA35,000
LETTUCE
LETTUCE, HEAD, FRESH MARKET37.9 $ / CWT453,511,000
LETTUCE, HEAD38,70038,600310 CWT / ACRE11,966,000 CWT37.9 $ / CWT453,511,000
LETTUCE, ROMAINE, FRESH MARKET37.5 $ / CWT332,888,000
LETTUCE, ROMAINE27,00026,900330 CWT / ACRE8,877,000 CWT37.5 $ / CWT332,888,000
LETTUCE, LEAF9,9009,800240 CWT / ACRE2,352,000 CWT44.7 $ / CWT105,134,000
LETTUCE, LEAF, FRESH MARKET44.7 $ / CWT105,134,000
LETTUCE, ROMAINE, UTILIZED8,877,000 CWT
LETTUCE, HEAD, UTILIZED11,966,000 CWT
LETTUCE, LEAF, UTILIZED2,352,000 CWT
MELONS
MELONS, CANTALOUP, FRESH MARKET23.2 $ / CWT86,977,000
MELONS, CANTALOUP16,40016,300230 CWT / ACRE3,749,000 CWT23.2 $ / CWT86,977,000
MELONS, WATERMELON, UTILIZED(D) CWT
MELONS, CANTALOUP, UTILIZED3,749,000 CWT
MELONS, WATERMELON, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
MELONS, WATERMELON(D)(D)(D) CWT / ACRE(D) CWT(D) $ / CWT(D)
MELONS, WATERMELON, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
SPINACH
SPINACH11,40011,100170 CWT / ACRE1,887,000 CWT44.4 $ / CWT83,783,000
SPINACH, FRESH MARKET44.4 $ / CWT83,783,000
SPINACH, UTILIZED1,887,000 CWT
CAULIFLOWER
CAULIFLOWER6,1006,100190 CWT / ACRE1,159,000 CWT68.8 $ / CWT79,739,000
CAULIFLOWER, UTILIZED1,159,000 CWT
CAULIFLOWER, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
CAULIFLOWER, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
BROCCOLI
BROCCOLI10,90010,900120 CWT / ACRE1,308,000 CWT45.2 $ / CWT59,122,000
BROCCOLI, FRESH MARKET45.2 $ / CWT59,122,000
BROCCOLI, UTILIZED1,308,000 CWT
WHEAT
WHEAT91,00074,000102.4 BU / ACRE7,580,000 BU6.95 $ / BU52,337,000
WHEAT, SPRING, DURUM71,00070,000106 BU / ACRE7,420,000 BU6.95 $ / BU51,569,000
WHEAT, WINTER20,0004,00040 BU / ACRE160,000 BU4.8 $ / BU768,000
PECANS
PECANS, UTILIZED, IN SHELL51,765,000
PECANS17,0001,500 LB / ACRE2.03 $ / LB
LEMONS
LEMONS7,300137 BOXES / ACRE34.2 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV34,197,000
LEMONS, UTILIZED40,000 TONS
LEMONS, PROCESSING(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
LEMONS, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
CABBAGE
CABBAGE3,3003,300500 CWT / ACRE1,650,000 CWT20.3 $ / CWT33,495,000
CABBAGE, UTILIZED1,650,000 CWT
CABBAGE, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
CABBAGE, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
COTTON
COTTON, COTTONSEED156,000 TONS201 $ / TON31,557,000
COTTON174,500173,5001,288 LB / ACRE465,500 480 LB BALES
COTTON, UPLAND160,000159,0001,319 LB / ACRE437,000 480 LB BALES(D) $ / LB(D)
COTTON, PIMA14,50014,500943 LB / ACRE28,500 480 LB BALES(D) $ / LB(D)
CORN
CORN, GRAIN15,000220 BU / ACRE3,300,000 BU4.9 $ / BU16,170,000
CORN, SILAGE51,00029 TONS / ACRE1,479,000 TONS
CORN70,000
BARLEY
BARLEY12,0009,000100 BU / ACRE900,000 BU3.8 $ / BU3,420,000
PEPPERS
PEPPERS, CHILE1,1001,10060 CWT / ACRE66,000 CWT40.3 $ / CWT2,660,000
PEPPERS, CHILE, UTILIZED66,000 CWT
PEPPERS, CHILE, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
PEPPERS, CHILE, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(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.