2017 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 Arizona
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: May/26/2018

Farms Operations

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. 2018 )187,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )203,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )1,000,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )274,000
Goats, Angora - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )33,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )27,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )125,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2017 )160,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head24,680
Milk - Production, Measured in $836,670,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb5,010,000,000
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
LETTUCE
LETTUCE, HEAD, FRESH MARKET45.9 $ / CWT566,773,000
LETTUCE, HEAD39,50039,200315 CWT / ACRE12,348,000 CWT45.9 $ / CWT566,773,000
LETTUCE, ROMAINE, FRESH MARKET55.5 $ / CWT512,820,000
LETTUCE, ROMAINE28,20028,000330 CWT / ACRE9,240,000 CWT55.5 $ / CWT512,820,000
LETTUCE, LEAF9,7009,600220 CWT / ACRE2,112,000 CWT65.4 $ / CWT138,125,000
LETTUCE, LEAF, FRESH MARKET65.4 $ / CWT138,125,000
LETTUCE, ROMAINE, UTILIZED9,240,000 CWT
LETTUCE, LEAF, UTILIZED2,112,000 CWT
LETTUCE, HEAD, UTILIZED12,348,000 CWT
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE423,222,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA60,000
HAY
HAY315,0007.94 TONS / ACRE2,502,000 TONS169 $ / TON423,222,000
HAY, ALFALFA275,0008.4 TONS / ACRE2,310,000 TONS169 $ / TON390,390,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)40,0004.8 TONS / ACRE192,000 TONS171 $ / TON32,832,000
SPINACH
SPINACH, FRESH MARKET53.3 $ / CWT119,392,000
SPINACH12,80012,800175 CWT / ACRE2,240,000 CWT53.3 $ / CWT119,392,000
SPINACH, UTILIZED2,240,000 CWT
MELONS
MELONS, CANTALOUP16,00015,700225 CWT / ACRE3,532,500 CWT23.9 $ / CWT84,427,000
MELONS, CANTALOUP, FRESH MARKET23.9 $ / CWT84,427,000
MELONS, WATERMELON5,3003,700500 CWT / ACRE1,850,000 CWT23.5 $ / CWT43,475,000
MELONS, WATERMELON, FRESH MARKET23.5 $ / CWT43,475,000
MELONS, CANTALOUP, UTILIZED3,532,500 CWT
MELONS, WATERMELON, UTILIZED1,850,000 CWT
CAULIFLOWER
CAULIFLOWER, FRESH MARKET81.7 $ / CWT82,844,000
CAULIFLOWER5,3005,200195 CWT / ACRE1,014,000 CWT81.7 $ / CWT82,844,000
CAULIFLOWER, UTILIZED1,014,000 CWT
BROCCOLI
BROCCOLI10,50010,400130 CWT / ACRE1,352,000 CWT56.2 $ / CWT75,982,000
BROCCOLI, FRESH MARKET56.2 $ / CWT75,982,000
BROCCOLI, UTILIZED1,352,000 CWT
WHEAT
WHEAT115,000107,000100.8 BU / ACRE10,789,000 BU7.05 $ / BU72,912,000
WHEAT, SPRING, DURUM90,00089,000101 BU / ACRE8,989,000 BU7.05 $ / BU63,372,000
WHEAT, WINTER25,00018,000100 BU / ACRE1,800,000 BU5.3 $ / BU9,540,000
CABBAGE
CABBAGE5,9005,800450 CWT / ACRE2,610,000 CWT17.3 $ / CWT45,176,000
CABBAGE, UTILIZED2,610,000 CWT
CABBAGE, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
CABBAGE, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
COTTON
COTTON, COTTONSEED171,000 TONS193 $ / TON34,354,000
COTTON175,000174,0001,421 LB / ACRE515,200 480 LB BALES
COTTON, UPLAND160,000159,0001,464 LB / ACRE485,000 480 LB BALES(D) $ / LB(D)
COTTON, PIMA15,00015,000966 LB / ACRE30,200 480 LB BALES(D) $ / LB(D)
CORN
CORN, GRAIN32,000195 BU / ACRE6,240,000 BU4.35 $ / BU27,144,000
CORN, SILAGE32,00031 TONS / ACRE992,000 TONS
CORN65,000
BARLEY
BARLEY20,00017,000131 BU / ACRE2,227,000 BU3.9 $ / BU8,685,000
PEPPERS
PEPPERS, CHILE1,4001,20065 CWT / ACRE78,000 CWT26.1 $ / CWT2,039,000
PEPPERS, CHILE, UTILIZED78,000 CWT
PEPPERS, CHILE, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
PEPPERS, CHILE, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
LEMONS
LEMONS, UTILIZED66,000 TONS
LEMONS, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
LEMONS7,300226 BOXES / ACRE(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
LEMONS, PROCESSING(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
PECANS
PECANS, UTILIZED, IN SHELL28,000,000 LB
(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.