2021 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 South Carolina
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Jul/05/2022

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation195
Farm Operations - Number of Operations24,600
Farm Operations - Acres Operated4,800,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )158,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )9,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )310,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )33,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )3,400
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2021 )142,000
Chickens, Broilers - Production, Measured in Head249,400,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head17,667
Milk - Production, Measured in $31,959,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb159,000,000
County outlines for SOUTH 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
CORN
CORN, GRAIN380,000139 BU / ACRE52,820,000 BU5.9 $ / BU311,638,000
CORN, SILAGE12,00019 TONS / ACRE228,000 TONS
CORN400,000
SOYBEANS
SOYBEANS395,000385,00038 BU / ACRE14,630,000 BU13.1 $ / BU191,653,000
COTTON
COTTON, UPLAND210,000207,000986 LB / ACRE425,000 480 LB BALES0.856 $ / LB174,624,000
COTTON, COTTONSEED119,000 TONS208 $ / TON25,168,000
COTTON210,000207,000986 LB / ACRE425,000 480 LB BALES
PEACHES
PEACHES, UTILIZED72,630 TONS106,151,000
PEACHES16,0005.46 TONS / ACRE87,400 TONS1,460 $ / TON
PEACHES, FRESH MARKET(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
PEACHES, PROCESSING(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)79,056,000
HAY & HAYLAGE79,056,000
HAY
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)270,0002.4 TONS / ACRE648,000 TONS122 $ / TON79,056,000
HAY270,0002.4 TONS / ACRE648,000 TONS122 $ / TON79,056,000
PEANUTS
PEANUTS69,00066,0004,200 LB / ACRE277,200,000 LB0.222 $ / LB61,538,000
WHEAT
WHEAT125,000100,00053 BU / ACRE5,300,000 BU6.35 $ / BU33,655,000
WHEAT, WINTER125,000100,00053 BU / ACRE5,300,000 BU6.35 $ / BU33,655,000
TOBACCO
TOBACCO7,6001,800 LB / ACRE13,680,000 LB2.02 $ / LB27,634,000
MELONS
MELONS, WATERMELON, FRESH MARKET13.4 $ / CWT17,751,000
MELONS, WATERMELON3,9003,800350 CWT / ACRE1,330,000 CWT13.4 $ / CWT17,751,000
MELONS, WATERMELON, UTILIZED1,324,700 CWT
FOLIAGE PLANTS
FOLIAGE PLANTS, INDOOR USE
CUT FLOWERS
CUT FLOWERS
BEDDING PLANTS, HERBACEOUS PERENNIAL
BEDDING PLANTS, HERBACEOUS PERENNIAL
PROPAGATIVE MATERIAL
PROPAGATIVE MATERIAL, FLORICULTURE
FLOWERING PLANTS, POTTED
FLOWERING PLANTS, POTTED, INDOOR USE, POTS
BEDDING PLANTS, ANNUAL
BEDDING PLANTS, ANNUAL
(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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