2018 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 Colorado
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Jul/19/2019

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation817
Farm Operations - Number of Operations38,900
Farm Operations - Acres Operated31,800,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )797,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )178,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )2,850,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )1,050,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )24,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )10,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )420,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2018 )750,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head25,892
Milk - Production, Measured in $761,019,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb4,557,000,000
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
HAY1,420,0002.55 TONS / ACRE3,621,000 TONS217 $ / TON788,035,000
HAY, ALFALFA730,0003.4 TONS / ACRE2,482,000 TONS217 $ / TON538,594,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)690,0001.65 TONS / ACRE1,139,000 TONS219 $ / TON249,441,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE788,035,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA85,000
CORN
CORN, GRAIN1,200,000130 BU / ACRE156,000,000 BU3.75 $ / BU585,000,000
CORN, SILAGE190,00022 TONS / ACRE4,180,000 TONS
CORN, NON-IRRIGATED677,000
CORN, IRRIGATED793,000
CORN1,470,000
CORN, NON-IRRIGATED, GRAIN615,00066.7 BU / ACRE41,000,000 BU
CORN, IRRIGATED, GRAIN585,000196.6 BU / ACRE115,000,000 BU
WHEAT
WHEAT2,260,0001,954,00036.1 BU / ACRE70,504,000 BU4.65 $ / BU327,935,000
WHEAT, WINTER2,250,0001,950,00036 BU / ACRE70,200,000 BU4.65 $ / BU326,430,000
WHEAT, SPRING, (EXCL DURUM)10,0004,00076 BU / ACRE304,000 BU4.95 $ / BU1,505,000
POTATOES
POTATOES55,30055,000395 CWT / ACRE21,722,000 CWT9.69 $ / CWT210,486,000
SORGHUM
SORGHUM, GRAIN325,00053 BU / ACRE17,225,000 BU5.5 $ / CWT53,053,000
SORGHUM, SILAGE8,00014 TONS / ACRE112,000 TONS
SORGHUM355,000
MILLET
MILLET, PROSO300,000275,00028 BU / ACRE7,700,000 BU4.85 $ / BU37,345,000
BARLEY
BARLEY58,00052,000145 BU / ACRE7,540,000 BU4.5 $ / BU33,930,000
PEACHES
PEACHES, UTILIZED14,550 TONS28,140,000
PEACHES2,5006 TONS / ACRE15,000 TONS1,930 $ / TON
PEACHES, FRESH MARKET(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
PEACHES, PROCESSING(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
SUNFLOWER
SUNFLOWER66,00056,0001,106 LB / ACRE61,950,000 LB17.4 $ / CWT11,015,000
OATS
OATS95,0007,00050 BU / ACRE350,000 BU3.65 $ / BU1,278,000
BEDDING PLANTS, ANNUAL
BEDDING PLANTS, ANNUAL
CUT FLOWERS
CUT FLOWERS
SPINACH
SPINACH, UTILIZED(D) CWT
SPINACH(D)(D)(D) CWT / ACRE(D) CWT(D) $ / CWT(D)
SPINACH, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
SPINACH, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
PROPAGATIVE MATERIAL
PROPAGATIVE MATERIAL, FLORICULTURE
FOLIAGE PLANTS
FOLIAGE PLANTS, INDOOR USE
FOLIAGE PLANTS, INDOOR USE, POTS
FLOWERING PLANTS, POTTED
FLOWERING PLANTS, POTTED, INDOOR USE
BEDDING PLANTS, HERBACEOUS PERENNIAL
BEDDING PLANTS, HERBACEOUS PERENNIAL, POTS
SUGARBEETS
SUGARBEETS26,30025,50032.6 TONS / ACRE831,000 TONS
CHICKPEAS
CHICKPEAS(D)(D)(D) LB / ACRE(D) CWT
(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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