2018 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 Iowa
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Dec/14/2019

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation356
Farm Operations - Number of Operations86,000
Farm Operations - Acres Operated30,600,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )950,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )220,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )3,950,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )1,320,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )37,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )32,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )153,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2018 )23,500,000
Turkeys - Production, Measured in Head11,900,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head23,945
Milk - Production, Measured in $869,220,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb5,268,000,000
County outlines for IOWA

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, GRAIN12,800,000196 BU / ACRE2,508,800,000 BU3.59 $ / BU8,780,800,000
CORN, SILAGE270,00020.5 TONS / ACRE5,535,000 TONS
CORN13,200,000
SOYBEANS
SOYBEANS9,950,0009,830,00056 BU / ACRE550,480,000 BU8.46 $ / BU4,857,882,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE995,0003.31 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS3,289,000 TONS, DRY BASIS399,332,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)340,0002.28 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS775,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA105,000655,0003.84 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS2,514,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
HAY
HAY940,0003.19 TONS / ACRE2,998,000 TONS131 $ / TON364,008,000
HAY, ALFALFA620,0003.7 TONS / ACRE2,294,000 TONS135 $ / TON284,456,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)320,0002.2 TONS / ACRE704,000 TONS120 $ / TON79,552,000
OATS
OATS135,00033,00063 BU / ACRE2,079,000 BU2.93 $ / BU5,613,000
WHEAT
WHEAT, WINTER16,0006,00058 BU / ACRE348,000 BU4.75 $ / BU1,653,000
WHEAT16,0006,00058 BU / ACRE348,000 BU4.75 $ / BU1,653,000
HAYLAGE
HAYLAGE80,0007.36 TONS / ACRE589,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, ALFALFA55,0008.1 TONS / ACRE446,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)25,0005.7 TONS / ACRE143,000 TONS
(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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