2020 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 Colorado
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Apr/18/2021

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation820
Farm Operations - Number of Operations38,800
Farm Operations - Acres Operated31,800,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2021 )659,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2021 )201,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2021 )2,650,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2021 )1,140,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2021 )24,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2021 )8,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2021 )445,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2020 )630,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head26,142
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb5,150,000,000
County outlines for COLORADO

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 & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE695,164,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA75,000495,040,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)200,124,000
HAY
HAY1,380,0002.39 TONS / ACRE3,298,000 TONS209 $ / TON695,164,000
HAY, ALFALFA700,0003.4 TONS / ACRE2,380,000 TONS208 $ / TON495,040,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)680,0001.35 TONS / ACRE918,000 TONS218 $ / TON200,124,000
CORN
CORN, GRAIN1,060,000116 BU / ACRE122,960,000 BU4.7 $ / BU577,912,000
CORN1,420,000
CORN, SILAGE230,00023 TONS / ACRE5,290,000 TONS
POTATOES
POTATOES54,00053,800430 CWT / ACRE23,134,000 CWT11.2 $ / CWT259,101,000
WHEAT
WHEAT, WINTER1,900,0001,520,00027 BU / ACRE41,040,000 BU4.65 $ / BU190,836,000
WHEAT1,900,0001,520,00027 BU / ACRE41,040,000 BU4.65 $ / BU190,836,000
MILLET
MILLET, PROSO425,000310,00014.5 BU / ACRE4,495,000 BU10.7 $ / BU48,097,000
BARLEY
BARLEY53,00045,000145 BU / ACRE6,525,000 BU4.85 $ / BU31,646,000
SORGHUM
SORGHUM, GRAIN255,00020 BU / ACRE5,100,000 BU7.5 $ / CWT21,420,000
SORGHUM370,000
SORGHUM, SILAGE23,00011 TONS / ACRE253,000 TONS
SUNFLOWER
SUNFLOWER60,00049,000941 LB / ACRE46,110,000 LB21.5 $ / CWT9,900,000
BEANS
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE29.3 $ / CWT
PEACHES
PEACHES3,000 TONS
SUGARBEETS
SUGARBEETS24,20023,70031.3 TONS / ACRE742,000 TONS
(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


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