2017 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 Missouri
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Feb/18/2018

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Pct of Ag Land100
Farm Operations - Operations, Measured in Pct of Farm Operations100
Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation293
Farm Operations - Number of Operations97,300
Farm Operations - Acres Operated28,500,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )2,166,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )84,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )4,450,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )90,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )71,500
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )10,500
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )90,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2017 )3,400,000
Turkeys - Production, Measured in Head19,300,000

Milk Production

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 AcresYieldProduction or SalesPrice per UnitValue of Production or Sales in Dollars
MELONS
MELONS, WATERMELON3,1003,000235 CWT / ACRE705,000 CWT12 $ / CWT8,445,000
MELONS, WATERMELON, UTILIZED702,200 CWT
MELONS, WATERMELON, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
MELONS, WATERMELON, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
CORN
CORN3,400,000
CORN, GRAIN3,250,000170 BU / ACRE552,500,000 BU
CORN, SILAGE70,00015 TONS / ACRE1,050,000 TONS
SORGHUM
SORGHUM30,000
SORGHUM, SILAGE5,00019 TONS / ACRE95,000 TONS
SORGHUM, GRAIN23,000108 BU / ACRE2,484,000 BU
HAYLAGE
HAYLAGE90,0004.68 TONS / ACRE421,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)70,0004.3 TONS / ACRE301,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, ALFALFA20,0006 TONS / ACRE120,000 TONS
PEACHES
PEACHES4,200 TONS
COTTON
COTTON305,000297,0001,172 LB / ACRE725,000 480 LB BALES
COTTON, UPLAND305,000297,0001,172 LB / ACRE725,000 480 LB BALES
COTTON, COTTONSEED262,000 TONS
GRAPES
GRAPES5,000 TONS
HAY
HAY, ALFALFA300,0002.4 TONS / ACRE720,000 TONS
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)2,700,0001.95 TONS / ACRE5,265,000 TONS
HAY3,000,0002 TONS / ACRE5,985,000 TONS
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE3,060,0002.02 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS6,193,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA30,000310,0002.51 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS779,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)2,750,0001.97 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS5,414,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
WHEAT
WHEAT, WINTER640,000540,00068 BU / ACRE36,720,000 BU
WHEAT640,000540,00068 BU / ACRE36,720,000 BU
SOYBEANS
SOYBEANS5,950,0005,910,00049 BU / ACRE289,590,000 BU
RICE
RICE169,000160,0007,440 LB / ACRE11,900,000 CWT
POTATOES
POTATOES8,8008,500285 CWT / ACRE2,423,000 CWT
OATS
OATS30,00013,00065 BU / ACRE845,000 BU
(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.