2018 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 South Dakota
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Oct/21/2019

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation1,459
Farm Operations - Number of Operations29,600
Farm Operations - Acres Operated43,200,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )1,818,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )122,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )4,050,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )425,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )255,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2018 )1,740,000
Turkeys - Production, Measured in Head4,250,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head22,355
Milk - Production, Measured in $467,965,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb2,705,000,000
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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, GRAIN4,860,000160 BU / ACRE777,600,000 BU3.3 $ / BU2,566,080,000
CORN5,300,000
CORN, SILAGE360,00016.5 TONS / ACRE5,940,000 TONS
SOYBEANS
SOYBEANS5,650,0005,580,00045 BU / ACRE251,100,000 BU7.97 $ / BU2,066,274,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE3,330,0001.83 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS6,110,000 TONS, DRY BASIS603,641,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA170,0001,800,0002.21 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS3,985,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)1,530,0001.39 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS2,125,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
HAY
HAY3,250,0001.78 TONS / ACRE5,788,000 TONS104 $ / TON571,577,000
HAY, ALFALFA1,750,0002.15 TONS / ACRE3,763,000 TONS107 $ / TON391,352,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)1,500,0001.35 TONS / ACRE2,025,000 TONS92 $ / TON180,225,000
WHEAT
WHEAT1,883,0001,628,00044.4 BU / ACRE72,294,000 BU5.24 $ / BU382,000,000
WHEAT, SPRING, (EXCL DURUM)1,050,000965,00042 BU / ACRE40,530,000 BU5.32 $ / BU216,836,000
WHEAT, WINTER830,000660,00048 BU / ACRE31,680,000 BU5.13 $ / BU164,736,000
WHEAT, SPRING, DURUM3,0003,00028 BU / ACRE84,000 BU5.18 $ / BU428,000
SUNFLOWER
SUNFLOWER571,000525,0001,840 LB / ACRE966,150,000 LB16.3 $ / CWT161,050,000
SORGHUM
SORGHUM, GRAIN200,00080 BU / ACRE16,000,000 BU5.86 $ / CWT49,280,000
SORGHUM260,000
SORGHUM, SILAGE40,00012.5 TONS / ACRE500,000 TONS
OATS
OATS290,00095,00082 BU / ACRE7,790,000 BU2.67 $ / BU19,086,000
MILLET
MILLET, PROSO48,00039,00037 BU / ACRE1,443,000 BU4 $ / BU5,772,000
SAFFLOWER
SAFFLOWER18,50017,4001,100 LB / ACRE19,140,000 LB19.4 $ / CWT3,713,000
BARLEY
BARLEY48,00013,00055 BU / ACRE715,000 BU3.65 $ / BU2,610,000
FLAXSEED
FLAXSEED4,0003,00015 BU / ACRE45,000 BU9.75 $ / BU439,000
HAYLAGE
HAYLAGE, ALFALFA75,0006 TONS / ACRE450,000 TONS
HAYLAGE120,0005.44 TONS / ACRE653,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)45,0004.5 TONS / ACRE203,000 TONS
PEAS
PEAS, DRY EDIBLE22,00019,0002,100 LB / ACRE399,000 CWT9.95 $ / CWT(D)
(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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