2022 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 Kentucky
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Feb/20/2024

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation179
Farm Operations - Number of Operations69,400
Farm Operations - Acres Operated12,400,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2023 )895,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2023 )45,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2023 )1,910,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2023 )20,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2023 )56,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2023 )6,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2023 )70,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2022 )450,000
Chickens, Broilers - Production, Measured in Head254,400,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head20,578
Milk - Production, Measured in $244,464,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb926,000,000
County outlines for KENTUCKY

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
SOYBEANS
SOYBEANS1,950,0001,940,00051 BU / ACRE98,940,000 BU14.4 $ / BU1,424,736,000
CORN
CORN, GRAIN1,330,000156 BU / ACRE207,480,000 BU6.72 $ / BU1,394,266,000
CORN, SILAGE70,00018 TONS / ACRE1,260,000 TONS
CORN1,420,000
HAY
HAY1,910,0002.28 TONS / ACRE4,356,000 TONS177 $ / TON732,600,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)1,800,0002.2 TONS / ACRE3,960,000 TONS163 $ / TON645,480,000
HAY, ALFALFA110,0003.6 TONS / ACRE396,000 TONS220 $ / TON87,120,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE732,600,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)645,480,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA10,00087,120,000
WHEAT
WHEAT530,000375,00080 BU / ACRE30,000,000 BU8.16 $ / BU244,800,000
WHEAT, WINTER530,000375,00080 BU / ACRE30,000,000 BU8.16 $ / BU244,800,000
TOBACCO
TOBACCO43,0002,196 LB / ACRE94,425,000 LB2.471 $ / LB233,358,000
(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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