2023 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 Kentucky
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Jun/19/2024

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation179
Farm Operations - Number of Operations69,100
Farm Operations - Acres Operated12,400,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )907,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )43,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )1,890,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )18,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )59,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )5,300
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )75,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2023 )475000
Chickens, Broilers - Production, Measured in Head277,700,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head20,333
Milk - Production, Measured in $197,640,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb915,000,000
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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, GRAIN1,500,000187 BU / ACRE280,500,000 BU4.9 $ / BU1,374,450,000
CORN1,600,000
CORN, SILAGE80,00022 TONS / ACRE1,760,000 TONS
SOYBEANS
SOYBEANS1,830,0001,820,00055 BU / ACRE100,100,000 BU12.9 $ / BU1,291,290,000
HAY
HAY2,070,0002.14 TONS / ACRE4,428,000 TONS189 $ / TON788,940,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)1,980,0002.1 TONS / ACRE4,158,000 TONS175 $ / TON727,650,000
HAY, ALFALFA90,0003 TONS / ACRE270,000 TONS227 $ / TON61,290,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE788,940,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)727,650,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA8,00061,290,000
WHEAT
WHEAT, WINTER610,000460,00088 BU / ACRE40,480,000 BU6.7 $ / BU271,216,000
WHEAT610,000460,00088 BU / ACRE40,480,000 BU6.7 $ / BU271,216,000
TOBACCO
TOBACCO36,8002,327 LB / ACRE85,645,000 LB2.558 $ / LB219,097,000
(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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