2021 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 Kentucky
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Dec/01/2022

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation174
Farm Operations - Number of Operations74,100
Farm Operations - Acres Operated12,900,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )966,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )44,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )2,020,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )18,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )54,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )5,500
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )59,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2021 )435,000
Chickens, Broilers - Production, Measured in Head297,400,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head19,717
Milk - Production, Measured in $175,051,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb907,000,000
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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, GRAIN1,440,000192 BU / ACRE276,480,000 BU5.79 $ / BU1,479,168,000
CORN, SILAGE90,00019 TONS / ACRE1,710,000 TONS
CORN1,550,000
SOYBEANS
SOYBEANS1,850,0001,840,00056 BU / ACRE103,040,000 BU13.1 $ / BU1,339,520,000
HAY
HAY2,120,0002.63 TONS / ACRE5,582,000 TONS159 $ / TON854,818,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)2,020,0002.6 TONS / ACRE5,252,000 TONS149 $ / TON782,548,000
HAY, ALFALFA100,0003.3 TONS / ACRE330,000 TONS219 $ / TON72,270,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE854,818,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)782,548,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA8,00072,270,000
TOBACCO
TOBACCO49,8002,351 LB / ACRE117,060,000 LB2.298 $ / LB269,268,000
WHEAT
WHEAT, WINTER510,000350,00087 BU / ACRE30,450,000 BU6.4 $ / BU194,880,000
WHEAT510,000350,00087 BU / ACRE30,450,000 BU6.4 $ / BU194,880,000
(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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