2021 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 South Dakota
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Nov/30/2022

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation1,469
Farm Operations - Number of Operations29,400
Farm Operations - Acres Operated43,200,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )1,610,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )170,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )3,800,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )445,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )235,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2021 )2,010,000
Turkeys - Production, Measured in Head4,000,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head23,096
Milk - Production, Measured in $727,806,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb3,603,000,000
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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, GRAIN5,480,000134 BU / ACRE734,320,000 BU5.6 $ / BU4,142,880,000
CORN, SILAGE500,00012 TONS / ACRE6,000,000 TONS
CORN6,150,000
SOYBEANS
SOYBEANS5,450,0005,390,00040 BU / ACRE215,600,000 BU13.1 $ / BU2,781,240,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE2,425,0001.34 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS3,245,000 TONS, DRY BASIS493,460,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA65,0001,320,0001.53 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS2,024,000 TONS, DRY BASIS342,056,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)1,105,0001.1 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS1,221,000 TONS, DRY BASIS151,404,000
HAY
HAY2,400,0001.29 TONS / ACRE3,105,000 TONS160 $ / TON472,770,000
HAY, ALFALFA1,300,0001.5 TONS / ACRE1,950,000 TONS172 $ / TON329,550,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)1,100,0001.05 TONS / ACRE1,155,000 TONS124 $ / TON143,220,000
WHEAT
WHEAT1,520,0001,290,00034 BU / ACRE43,800,000 BU8.35 $ / BU349,267,000
WHEAT, WINTER800,000710,00038 BU / ACRE26,980,000 BU7.89 $ / BU203,832,000
WHEAT, SPRING, (EXCL DURUM)720,000580,00029 BU / ACRE16,820,000 BU8.84 $ / BU145,435,000
SUNFLOWER
SUNFLOWER523,000501,0001,632 LB / ACRE817,800,000 LB33.6 $ / CWT261,634,000
SORGHUM
SORGHUM, GRAIN210,00064 BU / ACRE13,440,000 BU11.2 $ / CWT79,027,000
SORGHUM, SILAGE13,0009.2 TONS / ACRE120,000 TONS
SORGHUM310,000
MILLET
MILLET, PROSO95,00082,00028 BU / ACRE2,296,000 BU9.1 $ / BU20,894,000
OATS
OATS215,00056,00067 BU / ACRE3,752,000 BU5.38 $ / BU17,072,000
SAFFLOWER
SAFFLOWER16,00015,000750 LB / ACRE11,250,000 LB29.9 $ / CWT3,330,000
PEAS
PEAS, DRY EDIBLE26,00023,000570 LB / ACRE131,000 CWT19.4 $ / CWT2,502,000
BARLEY
BARLEY30,00014,00020 BU / ACRE280,000 BU5.3 $ / BU1,512,000
HAYLAGE
HAYLAGE50,0005.68 TONS / ACRE284,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, ALFALFA30,0005 TONS / ACRE150,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)20,0006.7 TONS / ACRE134,000 TONS
(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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