2023 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 South Dakota
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Jun/19/2024

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation1,495
Farm Operations - Number of Operations28,300
Farm Operations - Acres Operated42,300,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )1,502,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )208,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )3,450,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )420,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )210,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2023 )2,310,000
Turkeys - Production, Measured in Head3,300,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head23,015
Milk - Production, Measured in $911,064,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb4,488,000,000
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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, GRAIN5,620,000152 BU / ACRE854,240,000 BU4.5 $ / BU3,844,080,000
CORN, SILAGE520,00017 TONS / ACRE8,840,000 TONS
CORN6,300,000
SOYBEANS
SOYBEANS5,100,0005,070,00044 BU / ACRE223,080,000 BU12.4 $ / BU2,766,192,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE3,020,0002.11 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS6,375,000 TONS, DRY BASIS983,620,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA95,0001,750,0002.39 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS4,180,000 TONS, DRY BASIS693,880,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)1,270,0001.73 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS2,195,000 TONS, DRY BASIS289,740,000
HAY
HAY2,955,0002.07 TONS / ACRE6,123,000 TONS156 $ / TON943,284,000
HAY, ALFALFA1,690,0002.35 TONS / ACRE3,972,000 TONS166 $ / TON659,352,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)1,265,0001.7 TONS / ACRE2,151,000 TONS132 $ / TON283,932,000
WHEAT
WHEAT1,660,0001,350,00045.1 BU / ACRE60,850,000 BU7.35 $ / BU446,840,000
WHEAT, WINTER920,000700,00047 BU / ACRE32,900,000 BU7.55 $ / BU248,395,000
WHEAT, SPRING, (EXCL DURUM)740,000650,00043 BU / ACRE27,950,000 BU7.1 $ / BU198,445,000
SORGHUM
SORGHUM, GRAIN280,00090 BU / ACRE25,200,000 BU8.85 $ / CWT124,891,000
SORGHUM335,000
SORGHUM, SILAGE30,00013 TONS / ACRE390,000 TONS
SUNFLOWER
SUNFLOWER495,000478,0001,710 LB / ACRE817,200,000 LB16.7 $ / CWT120,887,000
OATS
OATS265,00069,00074 BU / ACRE5,106,000 BU3.45 $ / BU17,616,000
MILLET
MILLET, PROSO74,00064,00045 BU / ACRE2,880,000 BU4.42 $ / BU12,730,000
SAFFLOWER
SAFFLOWER17,00016,5001,100 LB / ACRE18,150,000 LB33.6 $ / CWT6,098,000
BARLEY
BARLEY38,0009,00052 BU / ACRE468,000 BU5.55 $ / BU2,597,000
HAYLAGE
HAYLAGE95,0005.37 TONS / ACRE510,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)15,0006 TONS / ACRE90,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, ALFALFA80,0005.25 TONS / ACRE420,000 TONS
PEAS
PEAS, DRY EDIBLE14,00012,0002,100 LB / ACRE252,000 CWT(D) $ / 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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