2023 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 West Virginia
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Jun/24/2024

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation154
Farm Operations - Number of Operations22,800
Farm Operations - Acres Operated3,500,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )188,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )4,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )370,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )4,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )18,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )35,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2023 )5,000
Chickens, Broilers - Production, Measured in Head83,500,000
Turkeys - Production, Measured in Head4,000,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head13,200
Milk - Production, Measured in $13,332,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb66,000,000
County outlines for WEST VIRGINIA

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
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE155,089,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)148,920,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA1,0006,169,000
HAY
HAY610,0001.72 TONS / ACRE1,051,000 TONS148 $ / TON155,089,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)600,0001.7 TONS / ACRE1,020,000 TONS146 $ / TON148,920,000
HAY, ALFALFA10,0003.1 TONS / ACRE31,000 TONS199 $ / TON6,169,000
CORN
CORN, GRAIN32,000145 BU / ACRE4,640,000 BU5.2 $ / BU24,128,000
CORN, SILAGE9,00017 TONS / ACRE153,000 TONS
CORN44,000
(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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