2019 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 North Carolina
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Nov/30/2020

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation182
Farm Operations - Number of Operations46,200
Farm Operations - Acres Operated8,400,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2020 )369,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2020 )41,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2020 )810,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2020 )45,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2020 )7,500
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2020 )30,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2019 )9,500,000
Chickens, Broilers - Production, Measured in Head916,100,000
Turkeys - Production, Measured in Head31,000,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head21,476
Milk - Production, Measured in $174,086,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb902,000,000
County outlines for NORTH CAROLINA

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
SOYBEANS1,540,0001,520,00035 BU / ACRE53,200,000 BU8.71 $ / BU468,160,000
CORN
CORN, GRAIN930,000111 BU / ACRE103,230,000 BU4.45 $ / BU459,374,000
CORN, SILAGE50,00018 TONS / ACRE900,000 TONS
CORN990,000
TOBACCO
TOBACCO117,4001,999 LB / ACRE234,700,000 LB1.87 $ / LB441,250,000
SWEET POTATOES
SWEET POTATOES98,00097,700200 CWT / ACRE19,540,000 CWT16.6 $ / CWT323,868,000
SWEET POTATOES, FRESH MARKET18 $ / CWT256,052,000
SWEET POTATOES, PROCESSING259 $ / CWT67,816,000
SWEET POTATOES, UTILIZED19,461,800 CWT
COTTON
COTTON, UPLAND510,000500,000998 LB / ACRE1,040,000 480 LB BALES0.605 $ / LB303,245,000
COTTON, COTTONSEED308,000 TONS141 $ / TON45,156,000
COTTON510,000500,000998 LB / ACRE1,040,000 480 LB BALES
COTTON, PIMA(NA) $ / LB
HAY
HAY816,0002.3 TONS / ACRE1,877,000 TONS113 $ / TON211,624,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)810,0002.3 TONS / ACRE1,863,000 TONS112 $ / TON208,656,000
HAY, ALFALFA6,0002.3 TONS / ACRE14,000 TONS212 $ / TON2,968,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE211,624,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)208,656,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA2,0002,968,000
PEANUTS
PEANUTS104,000102,0004,400 LB / ACRE448,800,000 LB0.221 $ / LB98,945,000
WHEAT
WHEAT, WINTER290,000225,00056 BU / ACRE12,600,000 BU5.3 $ / BU66,780,000
WHEAT290,000225,00056 BU / ACRE12,600,000 BU5.3 $ / BU66,780,000
BLUEBERRIES
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, UTILIZED35,770,000 LB60,811,000
BLUEBERRIES, TAME8,7004,160 LB / ACRE36,200,000 LB1.7 $ / LB
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, FRESH MARKET(D) LB(D) $ / LB(D)
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, PROCESSING(D) LB(D) $ / LB(D)
CUCUMBERS
CUCUMBERS11,50011,400145 CWT / ACRE1,653,000 CWT15.4 $ / CWT25,478,000
CUCUMBERS, PROCESSING304 $ / TON21,005,000
CUCUMBERS, FRESH MARKET16.5 $ / CWT4,473,000
CUCUMBERS, UTILIZED1,653,000 CWT
MELONS
MELONS, WATERMELON, FRESH MARKET14.1 $ / CWT23,998,000
MELONS, WATERMELON7,8007,400230 CWT / ACRE1,702,000 CWT14.1 $ / CWT23,998,000
MELONS, WATERMELON, UTILIZED1,702,000 CWT
PEPPERS
PEPPERS, BELL2,4002,300240 CWT / ACRE552,000 CWT40.2 $ / CWT21,297,000
PEPPERS, BELL, UTILIZED529,900 CWT
PEPPERS, BELL, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
PEPPERS, BELL, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
SQUASH
SQUASH4,6004,400130 CWT / ACRE572,000 CWT36.2 $ / CWT20,311,000
SQUASH, UTILIZED561,700 CWT
SQUASH, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
SQUASH, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
PUMPKINS
PUMPKINS3,4003,100230 CWT / ACRE713,000 CWT15.6 $ / CWT10,991,000
PUMPKINS, UTILIZED703,000 CWT
PUMPKINS, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
PUMPKINS, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
OATS
OATS22,0007,00071 BU / ACRE497,000 BU3.1 $ / BU1,541,000
BARLEY
BARLEY11,0006,00066 BU / ACRE396,000 BU3.25 $ / BU1,287,000
SORGHUM
SORGHUM, GRAIN(NA) $ / CWT
(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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