2021 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 North Carolina
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Sep/26/2022

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation184
Farm Operations - Number of Operations45,100
Farm Operations - Acres Operated8,300,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )366,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )39,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )785,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )43,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )7,500
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )29,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2021 )8,000,000
Chickens, Broilers - Production, Measured in Head971,400,000
Turkeys - Production, Measured in Head30,000,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head22,925
Milk - Production, Measured in $176,981,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb917,000,000
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
SOYBEANS1,650,0001,640,00040 BU / ACRE65,600,000 BU13.4 $ / BU879,040,000
CORN
CORN, GRAIN905,000149 BU / ACRE134,845,000 BU5.95 $ / BU802,328,000
CORN960,000
CORN, SILAGE35,00018 TONS / ACRE630,000 TONS
TOBACCO
TOBACCO120,2502,099 LB / ACRE252,400,000 LB2 $ / LB504,800,000
SWEET POTATOES
SWEET POTATOES105,000104,700175 CWT / ACRE18,322,500 CWT21.4 $ / CWT391,950,000
SWEET POTATOES, FRESH MARKET24.2 $ / CWT344,969,000
SWEET POTATOES, PROCESSING231 $ / TON46,981,000
SWEET POTATOES, UTILIZED18,322,500 CWT
COTTON
COTTON, UPLAND375,000365,0001,017 LB / ACRE773,000 480 LB BALES0.93 $ / LB339,264,000
COTTON, COTTONSEED218,000 TONS222 $ / TON51,504,000
COTTON375,000365,0001,017 LB / ACRE773,000 480 LB BALES
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE184,794,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)180,086,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA2,0004,708,000
HAY
HAY683,0002.11 TONS / ACRE1,440,000 TONS128 $ / TON184,794,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)675,0002.1 TONS / ACRE1,418,000 TONS127 $ / TON180,086,000
HAY, ALFALFA8,0002.75 TONS / ACRE22,000 TONS214 $ / TON4,708,000
WHEAT
WHEAT, WINTER450,000345,00056 BU / ACRE19,320,000 BU7.16 $ / BU139,104,000
WHEAT450,000345,00056 BU / ACRE19,320,000 BU7.16 $ / BU139,104,000
PEANUTS
PEANUTS115,000114,0004,350 LB / ACRE495,900,000 LB0.253 $ / LB117,528,000
BLUEBERRIES
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, UTILIZED17,365 TONS54,710,000
BLUEBERRIES, TAME7,4004,820 LB / ACRE17,850 TONS1.58 $ / LB
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, PROCESSING(D) LB(D) $ / LB(D)
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, FRESH MARKET(D) LB(D) $ / LB(D)
MELONS
MELONS, WATERMELON9,4009,300275 CWT / ACRE2,557,500 CWT14.1 $ / CWT36,004,000
MELONS, WATERMELON, UTILIZED2,557,500 CWT
MELONS, WATERMELON, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
MELONS, WATERMELON, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
CUCUMBERS
CUCUMBERS10,20010,100155 CWT / ACRE1,565,500 CWT18.9 $ / CWT29,602,000
CUCUMBERS, PROCESSING313 $ / TON19,772,000
CUCUMBERS, FRESH MARKET32.7 $ / CWT9,830,000
CUCUMBERS, UTILIZED1,563,900 CWT
PEPPERS
PEPPERS, BELL2,4002,200230 CWT / ACRE506,000 CWT44.6 $ / CWT21,687,000
PEPPERS, BELL, FRESH MARKET45.6 $ / CWT21,459,000
PEPPERS, BELL, PROCESSING300 $ / TON228,000
PEPPERS, BELL, UTILIZED485,800 CWT
SQUASH
SQUASH3,6003,500125 CWT / ACRE437,500 CWT21.5 $ / CWT9,408,000
SQUASH, UTILIZED437,100 CWT
SQUASH, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
SQUASH, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
PUMPKINS
PUMPKINS3,8003,70079 CWT / ACRE292,300 CWT25.2 $ / CWT7,336,000
PUMPKINS, FRESH MARKET25.2 $ / CWT7,336,000
PUMPKINS, UTILIZED291,100 CWT
OATS
OATS33,00014,00068 BU / ACRE952,000 BU3.9 $ / BU3,713,000
BARLEY
BARLEY13,0007,00070 BU / ACRE490,000 BU4.35 $ / BU1,813,000
FLOWERING PLANTS, POTTED
FLOWERING PLANTS, POTTED, INDOOR USE, POTS
FOLIAGE PLANTS
FOLIAGE PLANTS, INDOOR USE
BEDDING PLANTS, ANNUAL
BEDDING PLANTS, ANNUAL
CUT CULTIVATED GREENS
CUT CULTIVATED GREENS
CUT FLOWERS
CUT FLOWERS
PROPAGATIVE MATERIAL
PROPAGATIVE MATERIAL, FLORICULTURE
BEDDING PLANTS, HERBACEOUS PERENNIAL
BEDDING PLANTS, HERBACEOUS PERENNIAL
(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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