2017 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 Indiana
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Jul/16/2018

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation259
Farm Operations - Number of Operations56,800
Farm Operations - Acres Operated14,700,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )208,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )187,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )870,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )90,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )36,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )11,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )53,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2017 )4,050,000
Turkeys - Production, Measured in Head20,000,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head22,802
Milk - Production, Measured in $754,728,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb4,264,000,000
County outlines for INDIANA

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, GRAIN5,190,000180 BU / ACRE934,200,000 BU3.45 $ / BU3,222,990,000
CORN5,350,000
CORN, SILAGE135,00021 TONS / ACRE2,835,000 TONS
SOYBEANS
SOYBEANS5,950,0005,940,00054 BU / ACRE320,760,000 BU9.55 $ / BU3,063,258,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE259,479,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA40,000
HAY
HAY580,0002.82 TONS / ACRE1,635,000 TONS159 $ / TON259,479,000
HAY, ALFALFA270,0003.3 TONS / ACRE891,000 TONS181 $ / TON161,271,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)310,0002.4 TONS / ACRE744,000 TONS132 $ / TON98,208,000
WHEAT
WHEAT, WINTER290,000240,00074 BU / ACRE17,760,000 BU4.75 $ / BU84,360,000
WHEAT290,000240,00074 BU / ACRE17,760,000 BU4.75 $ / BU84,360,000
TOMATOES
TOMATOES, IN THE OPEN7,8007,600590 CWT / ACRE4,484,000 CWT29,739,000
TOMATOES, IN THE OPEN, PROCESSING27,384,000
TOMATOES, IN THE OPEN, FRESH MARKET2,355,000
TOMATOES, IN THE OPEN, UTILIZED4,484,000 CWT
TOMATOES6.63 $ / CWT
TOMATOES, PROCESSING123 $ / TON
TOMATOES, FRESH MARKET75 $ / CWT
MELONS
MELONS, WATERMELON6,8006,700415 CWT / ACRE2,780,500 CWT10.5 $ / CWT29,195,000
MELONS, WATERMELON, FRESH MARKET10.5 $ / CWT29,195,000
MELONS, CANTALOUP, FRESH MARKET24 $ / CWT8,160,000
MELONS, CANTALOUP1,8001,700200 CWT / ACRE340,000 CWT24 $ / CWT8,160,000
MELONS, WATERMELON, UTILIZED2,780,500 CWT
MELONS, CANTALOUP, UTILIZED340,000 CWT
PUMPKINS
PUMPKINS6,1006,000160 CWT / ACRE960,000 CWT19.2 $ / CWT18,457,000
PUMPKINS, UTILIZED959,000 CWT
PUMPKINS, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
PUMPKINS, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
SWEET CORN
SWEET CORN, FRESH MARKET26 $ / CWT12,636,000
SWEET CORN5,8005,40090 CWT / ACRE486,000 CWT26 $ / CWT12,636,000
SWEET CORN, UTILIZED486,000 CWT
MINT
MINT, PEPPERMINT, OIL6,70045 LB / ACRE302,000 LB21.5 $ / LB6,493,000
MINT, SPEARMINT, OIL3,10054 LB / ACRE167,000 LB17 $ / LB2,839,000
BEANS
BEANS, SNAP3,5003,40078 CWT / ACRE265,200 CWT15.4 $ / CWT4,093,000
BEANS, SNAP, UTILIZED265,200 CWT
BEANS, SNAP, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
BEANS, SNAP, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
MAPLE SYRUP
MAPLE SYRUP0.194 GALLONS / TAP12,000 GALLONS50.2 $ / GALLON602,000
BLUEBERRIES
BLUEBERRIES, TAME(NA) $ / LB
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, FRESH MARKET(NA) $ / LB
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, PROCESSING(NA) $ / LB
(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
Census State Profile: Indiana
Ranked Items Within The U.S., 2012
ItemQuantityU.S. RankUniverse 1
MARKET VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS SOLD ($1,000)
Total value of agricultural products sold11,210,8181050
   Value of crops, including nursery and greenhouse 7,530,097750
   Value of livestock, poultry, and their products3,680,7211850
 
VALUE OF SALES BY COMMODITY GROUP ($1,000)
Grains, oilseeds, dry beans, and dry peas7,217,854650
Tobacco7,653919
Cotton and cottonseed--17
Vegetables, melons, potatoes and sweet potatoes104,4112250
Fruit, tree nuts, and berries10,8973650
Nursery, greenhouse, floriculture and sod110,8382650
Cut Christmas trees and short rotation woody crops1,9762149
Other crops and hay76,4673950
Poultry and eggs1,164,1991350
Cattle and calves522,6942950
Milk from cows659,3141450
Hogs and pigs1,273,099550
Sheep, goats, wool, mohair, and milk10,0992550
Horses, ponies, mules, burros, and donkeys23,8991550
Aquaculture5,1203550
Other animals and other animal products22,2971950
 
TOP CROP ITEMS (acres)
Corn for grain6,036,712549
Soybeans for beans5,144,179545
Forage-land used for all hay and haylage, grass silage, and greenchop510,4353450
Wheat for grain, all300,7072349
Winter wheat for grain300,7072248
 
TOP LIVESTOCK INVENTORY ITEMS (number)
Layers25,587,222350
Pullets for laying flock replacement7,566,860450
Broilers and other meat-type chickens6,238,6232450
Turkeys5,084,794750
Hogs and pigs3,747,352550
Other State Highlights, 2012
Economic Characteristics Quantity
Farm by value of sales
   Less than $1,00015,870
   $1,000 to $2,4994,413
   $2,500 to $4,9994,859
   $5,000 to $9,9995,204
   $10,000 to $19,9994,321
   $20,000 to $24,9991,360
   $25,000 to $39,9992,768
   $40,000 to $49,9991,333
   $50,000 to $99,9994,254
   $100,000 to $249,9995,445
   $250,000 to $499,9993,575
   $500,000 or more5,293
  
Total farm production expenses ($1,000)9,117,075
   Average per farm ($)155,330
  
Net cash farm income of the operations ($1,000)3,102,675
   Average per farm ($)52,861
Operator Characteristics Quantity
Principal operators by primary occupation
   Farming25,630
   Other33,065
 
Principal operators by sex
   Male52,950
   Female5,745
  
Average age of principal operator55.8
 
All operators by race 2
   American Indian or Alaska Native153
   Asian66
   Black or African American83
   Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander5
   White87,460
   More than one race192
  
All operators of Spanish, Hispanic or Latino Origin 2450
Note: See "Census of Agriculture, Volume 1, Geographic Area Series" for complete footnotes, explanations, definitions, and methodology.
   1 Universe is number of states in U.S. with item.
   2 Data were collected for a maximum of three operators per farm.
  (D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations.
   - Represents zero.