2023 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 South Carolina
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: May/18/2024

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation204
Farm Operations - Number of Operations22,600
Farm Operations - Acres Operated4,600,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )148,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )8,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )290,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )31,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )2,900
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2023 )122,000
Chickens, Broilers - Production, Measured in Head236,800,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head18,500
Milk - Production, Measured in $34,780,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb148,000,000
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, GRAIN350,000150 BU / ACRE52,500,000 BU5.45 $ / BU286,125,000
CORN365,000
CORN, SILAGE8,00019 TONS / ACRE152,000 TONS
SOYBEANS
SOYBEANS395,000385,00039 BU / ACRE15,015,000 BU13.9 $ / BU208,709,000
COTTON
COTTON, UPLAND210,000207,000937 LB / ACRE404,000 480 LB BALES0.774 $ / LB146,750,000
COTTON, COTTONSEED114,000 TONS210 $ / TON23,520,000
COTTON210,000207,000937 LB / ACRE404,000 480 LB BALES
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)103,896,000
HAY & HAYLAGE103,896,000
HAY
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)260,0002.7 TONS / ACRE702,000 TONS148 $ / TON103,896,000
HAY260,0002.7 TONS / ACRE702,000 TONS148 $ / TON103,896,000
PEANUTS
PEANUTS77,00074,0004,050 LB / ACRE299,700,000 LB0.269 $ / LB80,619,000
PEACHES
PEACHES, UTILIZED33,560 TONS62,928,000
PEACHES15,5002.5 TONS / ACRE38,800 TONS1,880 $ / TON
PEACHES, PROCESSING(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
PEACHES, FRESH MARKET(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
WHEAT
WHEAT110,00095,00058 BU / ACRE5,510,000 BU6.05 $ / BU33,336,000
WHEAT, WINTER110,00095,00058 BU / ACRE5,510,000 BU6.05 $ / BU33,336,000
TOBACCO
TOBACCO5,9001,950 LB / ACRE11,505,000 LB2.15 $ / LB24,736,000
MELONS
MELONS, WATERMELON, FRESH MARKET17.1 $ / CWT17,047,000
MELONS, WATERMELON3,7003,600280 CWT / ACRE1,008,000 CWT17.1 $ / CWT17,047,000
MELONS, WATERMELON, UTILIZED996,900 CWT
BEDDING PLANTS, HERBACEOUS PERENNIAL
BEDDING PLANTS, HERBACEOUS PERENNIAL
CUT FLOWERS
CUT FLOWERS
FLOWERING PLANTS, POTTED
FLOWERING PLANTS, POTTED, INDOOR USE, POTS
FOLIAGE PLANTS
FOLIAGE PLANTS, INDOOR USE
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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