2020 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 South Dakota
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Mar/03/2021

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. 2021 )1,799,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2021 )141,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2021 )4,000,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2021 )460,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2021 )245,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2020 )2,020,000
Turkeys - Production, Measured in Head4,500,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head23,111
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb3,120,000,000
County outlines for SOUTH DAKOTA

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, GRAIN4,500,000162 BU / ACRE729,000,000 BU4.05 $ / BU2,952,450,000
CORN, SILAGE360,00018 TONS / ACRE6,480,000 TONS
CORN4,950,000
SOYBEANS
SOYBEANS4,950,0004,920,00045.5 BU / ACRE223,860,000 BU10.6 $ / BU2,372,916,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE3,105,0001.79 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS5,562,000 TONS, DRY BASIS533,842,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA130,0001,845,0001.83 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS3,373,000 TONS, DRY BASIS360,911,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)1,260,0001.74 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS2,189,000 TONS, DRY BASIS172,931,000
HAY
HAY3,050,0001.76 TONS / ACRE5,365,000 TONS99 $ / TON514,555,000
HAY, ALFALFA1,800,0001.8 TONS / ACRE3,240,000 TONS107 $ / TON346,680,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)1,250,0001.7 TONS / ACRE2,125,000 TONS79 $ / TON167,875,000
WHEAT
WHEAT1,400,0001,360,00051.9 BU / ACRE70,520,000 BU4.95 $ / BU347,426,000
WHEAT, SPRING, (EXCL DURUM)770,000760,00047 BU / ACRE35,720,000 BU5.05 $ / BU180,386,000
WHEAT, WINTER630,000600,00058 BU / ACRE34,800,000 BU4.8 $ / BU167,040,000
SUNFLOWER
SUNFLOWER622,000611,0001,910 LB / ACRE1,167,020,000 LB18.2 $ / CWT220,227,000
SORGHUM
SORGHUM, GRAIN160,00071 BU / ACRE11,360,000 BU7.55 $ / CWT48,030,000
SORGHUM, SILAGE25,00014 TONS / ACRE350,000 TONS
SORGHUM210,000
OATS
OATS310,000140,00077 BU / ACRE10,780,000 BU2.55 $ / BU27,489,000
MILLET
MILLET, PROSO54,00049,00035 BU / ACRE1,715,000 BU9.57 $ / BU16,413,000
SAFFLOWER
SAFFLOWER15,50013,5001,250 LB / ACRE16,875,000 LB21 $ / CWT3,544,000
BARLEY
BARLEY35,00014,00044 BU / ACRE616,000 BU4.3 $ / BU2,649,000
HAYLAGE
HAYLAGE, ALFALFA60,0004.5 TONS / ACRE270,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)20,0006.5 TONS / ACRE130,000 TONS
HAYLAGE80,0005 TONS / ACRE400,000 TONS
PEAS
PEAS, DRY EDIBLE29,00028,0001,600 LB / ACRE448,000 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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