2023 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 Colorado
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Apr/17/2024

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation836
Farm Operations - Number of Operations35,900
Farm Operations - Acres Operated30,000,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )643,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )197,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )2,610,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )1,050,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )24,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )9,500
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )400,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2023 )590,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head25,930
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb5,212,000,000
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 & HAYLAGE804,424,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA80,000574,600,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)229,824,000
HAY
HAY1,220,0002.56 TONS / ACRE3,122,000 TONS259 $ / TON804,424,000
HAY, ALFALFA650,0003.4 TONS / ACRE2,210,000 TONS260 $ / TON574,600,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)570,0001.6 TONS / ACRE912,000 TONS252 $ / TON229,824,000
CORN
CORN, GRAIN1,015,000122 BU / ACRE123,830,000 BU5.3 $ / BU656,299,000
CORN1,330,000
CORN, SILAGE235,00024.5 TONS / ACRE5,758,000 TONS
WHEAT
WHEAT, WINTER2,300,0001,820,00041 BU / ACRE74,620,000 BU7 $ / BU522,340,000
WHEAT2,300,0001,820,00041 BU / ACRE74,620,000 BU7 $ / BU522,340,000
POTATOES
POTATOES55,00054,800385 CWT / ACRE21,098,000 CWT12.8 $ / CWT270,054,000
SORGHUM
SORGHUM, GRAIN460,00032 BU / ACRE14,720,000 BU6.45 $ / CWT53,169,000
SORGHUM, SILAGE25,00014 TONS / ACRE350,000 TONS
SORGHUM510,000
BARLEY
BARLEY54,00051,000131 BU / ACRE6,681,000 BU7.6 $ / BU50,776,000
MILLET
MILLET, PROSO390,000370,00031.5 BU / ACRE11,655,000 BU4 $ / BU46,620,000
SUNFLOWER
SUNFLOWER34,00029,000968 LB / ACRE28,060,000 LB22.3 $ / CWT6,264,000
PEACHES
PEACHES16,500 TONS
SUGARBEETS
SUGARBEETS23,20021,30028.3 TONS / ACRE603,000 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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