2018 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 Delaware
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Nov/22/2019

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation230
Farm Operations - Number of Operations2,300
Farm Operations - Acres Operated530,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )2,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )4,500
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )15,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2018 )6,500
Chickens, Broilers - Production, Measured in Head263,600,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head19,063
Milk - Production, Measured in $14,732,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb91,500,000
County outlines for DELAWARE

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
CORN
CORN, GRAIN166,000145 BU / ACRE24,070,000 BU3.8 $ / BU91,466,000
CORN, NON-IRRIGATED, GRAIN88,000119.5 BU / ACRE10,520,000 BU
CORN, SILAGE3,00024 TONS / ACRE72,000 TONS
CORN, IRRIGATED, GRAIN78,000173.7 BU / ACRE13,550,000 BU
CORN170,000
CORN, NON-IRRIGATED90,000
CORN, IRRIGATED80,000
SOYBEANS
SOYBEANS170,000168,00041.5 BU / ACRE6,972,000 BU8.25 $ / BU59,623,000
SOYBEANS, IRRIGATED55,00054,40049 BU / ACRE2,666,000 BU
SOYBEANS, NON-IRRIGATED115,000113,60038.6 BU / ACRE4,390,000 BU
SWEET CORN
SWEET CORN11,40011,200135 CWT / ACRE1,512,000 CWT11 $ / CWT16,633,000
SWEET CORN, FRESH MARKET30 $ / CWT10,887,000
SWEET CORN, PROCESSING100 $ / TON5,746,000
SWEET CORN, UTILIZED1,512,000 CWT
WHEAT
WHEAT75,00045,00071 BU / ACRE3,195,000 BU4.9 $ / BU15,336,000
WHEAT, WINTER75,00045,00071 BU / ACRE3,195,000 BU4.9 $ / BU15,336,000
MELONS
MELONS, WATERMELON, FRESH MARKET11 $ / CWT11,286,000
MELONS, WATERMELON3,9003,800270 CWT / ACRE1,026,000 CWT11 $ / CWT11,286,000
MELONS, WATERMELON, UTILIZED1,026,000 CWT
HAY
HAY13,0002.62 TONS / ACRE34,000 TONS168 $ / TON5,650,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)9,0002.4 TONS / ACRE22,000 TONS151 $ / TON3,322,000
HAY, ALFALFA4,0002.9 TONS / ACRE12,000 TONS194 $ / TON2,328,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE5,650,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA1,000
BARLEY
BARLEY25,00014,00078 BU / ACRE1,092,000 BU2.6 $ / BU2,948,000
BEANS
BEANS, SNAP1,9001,70060 CWT / ACRE102,000 CWT23.4 $ / CWT2,385,000
BEANS, SNAP, UTILIZED102,000 CWT
BEANS, SNAP, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
BEANS, SNAP, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
CUCUMBERS
CUCUMBERS, UTILIZED(D) CWT
CUCUMBERS, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
CUCUMBERS(D)(D)(D) CWT / ACRE(D) CWT(D) $ / CWT(D)
CUCUMBERS, 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


Click here for Delaware 2017 Census of Agriculture State and County Profiles featuring land, sales, and demographic highlights and much more.