2021 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 Delaware
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: May/19/2022

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. 2022 )1,700
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )2,800
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )12,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2021 )3,900
Chickens, Broilers - Production, Measured in Head222,400,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head17,333
Milk - Production, Measured in $9,308,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb52,000,000
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, GRAIN172,000184 BU / ACRE31,648,000 BU5.95 $ / BU188,306,000
CORN, IRRIGATED, GRAIN84,000209.5 BU / ACRE17,598,000 BU
CORN, NON-IRRIGATED, GRAIN88,000159.7 BU / ACRE14,050,000 BU
CORN, SILAGE3,00021 TONS / ACRE63,000 TONS
CORN, IRRIGATED84,800
CORN, NON-IRRIGATED90,200
CORN175,000
SOYBEANS
SOYBEANS155,000153,00051 BU / ACRE7,803,000 BU12.1 $ / BU94,416,000
SOYBEANS, NON-IRRIGATED103,000101,80047.2 BU / ACRE4,801,000 BU
SOYBEANS, IRRIGATED52,00051,20058.6 BU / ACRE3,002,000 BU
WHEAT
WHEAT60,00035,00070 BU / ACRE2,450,000 BU6.5 $ / BU15,925,000
WHEAT, WINTER60,00035,00070 BU / ACRE2,450,000 BU6.5 $ / BU15,925,000
HAY
HAY11,0002.45 TONS / ACRE27,000 TONS157 $ / TON4,237,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)8,0002.5 TONS / ACRE20,000 TONS138 $ / TON2,760,000
HAY, ALFALFA3,0002.2 TONS / ACRE7,000 TONS211 $ / TON1,477,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE4,237,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)2,760,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA1,0001,477,000
BARLEY
BARLEY21,00014,00075 BU / ACRE1,050,000 BU3.7 $ / BU3,885,000
(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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