2023 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 Delaware
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: May/25/2024

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation242
Farm Operations - Number of Operations2,150
Farm Operations - Acres Operated520,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )1,500
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )2,600
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )10,500
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2023 )2,800
Chickens, Broilers - Production, Measured in Head245,300,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head17,815
Milk - Production, Measured in $10,726,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb48,100,000
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, GRAIN172,000189 BU / ACRE32,508,000 BU4.9 $ / BU159,289,000
CORN, IRRIGATED, GRAIN84,100213.4 BU / ACRE17,945,000 BU
CORN, IRRIGATED85,000
CORN, SILAGE2,00025 TONS / ACRE50,000 TONS
CORN175,000
CORN, NON-IRRIGATED, GRAIN87,900165.7 BU / ACRE14,563,000 BU
CORN, NON-IRRIGATED90,000
SOYBEANS
SOYBEANS150,000148,00046 BU / ACRE6,808,000 BU12.6 $ / BU85,781,000
SOYBEANS, NON-IRRIGATED92,00091,00044 BU / ACRE4,000,000 BU
SOYBEANS, IRRIGATED58,00057,00049.3 BU / ACRE2,808,000 BU
WHEAT
WHEAT80,00069,00092 BU / ACRE6,348,000 BU5.05 $ / BU32,057,000
WHEAT, WINTER80,00069,00092 BU / ACRE6,348,000 BU5.05 $ / BU32,057,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE6,345,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)3,381,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA2,0002,964,000
HAY
HAY12,0002.83 TONS / ACRE34,000 TONS187 $ / TON6,345,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)8,0002.6 TONS / ACRE21,000 TONS161 $ / TON3,381,000
HAY, ALFALFA4,0003.2 TONS / ACRE13,000 TONS228 $ / TON2,964,000
BARLEY
BARLEY21,00012,00095 BU / ACRE1,140,000 BU4.4 $ / BU5,016,000
(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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