2018 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 Indiana
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Apr/20/2019

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation267
Farm Operations - Number of Operations56,100
Farm Operations - Acres Operated15,000,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )209,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )181,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )880,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )100,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )34,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )12,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )60,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2018 )4,200,000
Turkeys - Production, Measured in Head20,500,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head22,614
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb4,161,000,000
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, GRAIN5,200,000189 BU / ACRE982,800,000 BU3.6 $ / BU3,538,080,000
CORN, SILAGE100,00021 TONS / ACRE2,100,000 TONS
CORN5,350,000
SOYBEANS
SOYBEANS5,950,0005,920,00058.5 BU / ACRE346,320,000 BU8.75 $ / BU3,030,300,000
HAY
HAY510,0002.71 TONS / ACRE1,382,000 TONS154 $ / TON211,026,000
HAY, ALFALFA240,0003 TONS / ACRE720,000 TONS180 $ / TON129,600,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)270,0002.45 TONS / ACRE662,000 TONS123 $ / TON81,426,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE211,026,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA40,000
WHEAT
WHEAT, WINTER310,000260,00071 BU / ACRE18,460,000 BU4.85 $ / BU89,531,000
WHEAT310,000260,00071 BU / ACRE18,460,000 BU4.85 $ / BU89,531,000
TOMATOES
TOMATOES, IN THE OPEN7,8007,600650 CWT / ACRE4,940,000 CWT31,530,000
TOMATOES, IN THE OPEN, PROCESSING28,121,000
TOMATOES, IN THE OPEN, FRESH MARKET3,409,000
TOMATOES, PROCESSING115 $ / TON
TOMATOES6.38 $ / CWT
TOMATOES, IN THE OPEN, UTILIZED4,940,000 CWT
TOMATOES, FRESH MARKET69 $ / CWT
MELONS
MELONS, WATERMELON6,6006,500470 CWT / ACRE3,055,000 CWT9.14 $ / CWT27,915,000
MELONS, CANTALOUP, FRESH MARKET22.5 $ / CWT8,606,000
MELONS, CANTALOUP1,8001,700225 CWT / ACRE382,500 CWT22.5 $ / CWT8,606,000
MELONS, CANTALOUP, UTILIZED382,500 CWT
MELONS, WATERMELON, UTILIZED3,055,000 CWT
MELONS, WATERMELON, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
MELONS, WATERMELON, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
PUMPKINS
PUMPKINS5,8005,500230 CWT / ACRE1,265,000 CWT13.6 $ / CWT16,971,000
PUMPKINS, UTILIZED1,252,400 CWT
PUMPKINS, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
PUMPKINS, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
SWEET CORN
SWEET CORN, FRESH MARKET23 $ / CWT8,959,000
SWEET CORN4,5004,10095 CWT / ACRE389,500 CWT23 $ / CWT8,959,000
SWEET CORN, UTILIZED389,500 CWT
MINT
MINT, PEPPERMINT, OIL7,00050 LB / ACRE350,000 LB21.5 $ / LB7,525,000
MINT, SPEARMINT, OIL2,80077 LB / ACRE216,000 LB(D) $ / LB(D)
BEANS
BEANS, SNAP2,7002,60072 CWT / ACRE187,200 CWT16.7 $ / CWT3,123,000
BEANS, SNAP, UTILIZED187,200 CWT
BEANS, SNAP, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
BEANS, SNAP, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
MAPLE SYRUP
MAPLE SYRUP0.257 GALLONS / TAP18,000 GALLONS
(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.