2018 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 Missouri
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: May/22/2019

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation292
Farm Operations - Number of Operations95,000
Farm Operations - Acres Operated27,700,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )2,059,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )81,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )4,250,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )100,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )72,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )12,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )100,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2018 )3,550,000
Turkeys - Production, Measured in Head17,300,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head14,386
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb1,194,000,000
County outlines for MISSOURI

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
SOYBEANS5,850,0005,800,00045 BU / ACRE261,000,000 BU8.6 $ / BU2,244,600,000
CORN
CORN, GRAIN3,330,000140 BU / ACRE466,200,000 BU3.6 $ / BU1,678,320,000
CORN, SILAGE100,00013 TONS / ACRE1,300,000 TONS
CORN3,500,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE3,170,0001.81 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS5,737,000 TONS, DRY BASIS659,243,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)2,880,0001.72 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS4,959,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA30,000290,0002.68 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS778,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
HAY
HAY3,070,0001.76 TONS / ACRE5,408,000 TONS117 $ / TON617,112,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)2,800,0001.7 TONS / ACRE4,760,000 TONS108 $ / TON514,080,000
HAY, ALFALFA270,0002.4 TONS / ACRE648,000 TONS159 $ / TON103,032,000
COTTON
COTTON, UPLAND325,000322,0001,373 LB / ACRE921,000 480 LB BALES0.694 $ / LB278,155,000
COTTON, COTTONSEED310,000 TONS154 $ / TON45,892,000
COTTON325,000322,0001,373 LB / ACRE921,000 480 LB BALES
RICE
RICE224,000220,0007,770 LB / ACRE17,090,000 CWT10.5 $ / CWT179,445,000
WHEAT
WHEAT740,000520,00059 BU / ACRE30,680,000 BU4.8 $ / BU147,264,000
WHEAT, WINTER740,000520,00059 BU / ACRE30,680,000 BU4.8 $ / BU147,264,000
POTATOES
POTATOES7,8007,400225 CWT / ACRE1,665,000 CWT11.4 $ / CWT18,981,000
SORGHUM
SORGHUM, GRAIN21,000100 BU / ACRE2,100,000 BU6.2 $ / CWT7,291,000
SORGHUM30,000
SORGHUM, SILAGE7,00012 TONS / ACRE84,000 TONS
OATS
OATS35,00016,00045 BU / ACRE720,000 BU2.7 $ / BU1,944,000
MELONS
MELONS, WATERMELON, UTILIZED(D) CWT
MELONS, WATERMELON(D)(D)(D) CWT / ACRE(D) CWT(D) $ / CWT(D)
MELONS, WATERMELON, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
MELONS, WATERMELON, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
GRAPES
GRAPES5,000 TONS
HAYLAGE
HAYLAGE155,0004.29 TONS / ACRE665,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, ALFALFA35,0007.5 TONS / ACRE263,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)120,0003.35 TONS / ACRE402,000 TONS
PEACHES
PEACHES650 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
Census State Profile: Missouri
Ranked Items Within The U.S., 2012
ItemQuantityU.S. RankUniverse 1
MARKET VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS SOLD ($1,000)
Total value of agricultural products sold9,164,8861650
   Value of crops, including nursery and greenhouse 4,566,9531750
   Value of livestock, poultry, and their products4,597,9331450
 
VALUE OF SALES BY COMMODITY GROUP ($1,000)
Grains, oilseeds, dry beans, and dry peas3,922,8731150
Tobacco1,3751519
Cotton and cottonseed248,631917
Vegetables, melons, potatoes and sweet potatoes63,1223150
Fruit, tree nuts, and berries25,7492550
Nursery, greenhouse, floriculture and sod88,1353050
Cut Christmas trees and short rotation woody crops1,1462849
Other crops and hay215,9212750
Poultry and eggs1,441,676950
Cattle and calves1,968,617950
Milk from cows246,3582550
Hogs and pigs882,526750
Sheep, goats, wool, mohair, and milk17,2541550
Horses, ponies, mules, burros, and donkeys22,6352050
Aquaculture10,2562550
Other animals and other animal products8,6123250
 
TOP CROP ITEMS (acres)
Soybeans for beans5,250,275445
Forage-land used for all hay and haylage, grass silage, and greenchop3,349,348250
Corn for grain3,302,4991149
Wheat for grain, all690,2451449
Winter wheat for grain689,9651348
 
TOP LIVESTOCK INVENTORY ITEMS (number)
Broilers and other meat-type chickens46,880,714950
Layers8,276,4091550
Turkeys7,572,505450
Cattle and calves3,703,120850
Pullets for laying flock replacement3,073,4141350
Other State Highlights, 2012
Economic Characteristics Quantity
Farm by value of sales
   Less than $1,00025,130
   $1,000 to $2,4997,872
   $2,500 to $4,9998,520
   $5,000 to $9,99911,206
   $10,000 to $19,99912,070
   $20,000 to $24,9993,771
   $25,000 to $39,9997,479
   $40,000 to $49,9993,343
   $50,000 to $99,9997,365
   $100,000 to $249,9995,738
   $250,000 to $499,9992,891
   $500,000 or more3,786
  
Total farm production expenses ($1,000)8,290,499
   Average per farm ($)83,598
  
Net cash farm income of the operations ($1,000)1,988,702
   Average per farm ($)20,053
Operator Characteristics Quantity
Principal operators by primary occupation
   Farming43,788
   Other55,383
 
Principal operators by sex
   Male88,044
   Female11,127
  
Average age of principal operator58.3
 
All operators by race 2
   American Indian or Alaska Native711
   Asian419
   Black or African American239
   Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander61
   White148,324
   More than one race760
  
All operators of Spanish, Hispanic or Latino Origin 2883
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.