2017 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 Louisiana
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Aug/03/2020

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation292
Farm Operations - Number of Operations27,400
Farm Operations - Acres Operated8,000,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )473,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )12,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )820,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )15,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2017 )6,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head13,417
Milk - Production, Measured in $30,107,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb161,000,000
County outlines for LOUISIANA

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
SOYBEANS
SOYBEANS1,270,0001,250,00054 BU / ACRE67,500,000 BU9.67 $ / BU652,725,000
SUGARCANE
SUGARCANE, SUGAR & SEED449,60032.8 TONS / ACRE14,744,000 TONS(NA) $ / TON352,382,000
SUGARCANE, SUGAR414,00032.5 TONS / ACRE13,455,000 TONS23.9 $ / TON321,575,000
SUGARCANE, SEED35,60036.2 TONS / ACRE1,289,000 TONS
CORN
CORN, GRAIN490,000184 BU / ACRE90,160,000 BU3.72 $ / BU335,395,000
CORN500,000
CORN, SILAGE1,00020 TONS / ACRE20,000 TONS
RICE
RICE400,000395,0006,710 LB / ACRE26,503,000 CWT11.7 $ / CWT310,085,000
COTTON
COTTON, UPLAND220,000217,000894 LB / ACRE404,000 480 LB BALES0.715 $ / LB138,653,000
COTTON, COTTONSEED127,000 TONS160 $ / TON20,320,000
COTTON, PIMA(NA) $ / LB
COTTON220,000217,000894 LB / ACRE404,000 480 LB BALES
HAY
HAY400,0002.6 TONS / ACRE1,040,000 TONS95 $ / TON98,800,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)400,0002.6 TONS / ACRE1,040,000 TONS95 $ / TON98,800,000
HAY, ALFALFA(NA) $ / TON
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)98,800,000
HAY & HAYLAGE98,800,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA(X)
SWEET POTATOES
SWEET POTATOES10,0009,500230 CWT / ACRE2,185,000 CWT19.9 $ / CWT43,482,000
PECANS
PECANS, UTILIZED, IN SHELL650 LB / ACRE8,000,000 LB12,250,000
PECANS12,3001.53 $ / LB
SORGHUM
SORGHUM, GRAIN13,00091 BU / ACRE1,183,000 BU6.19 $ / CWT4,101,000
SORGHUM15,000
SORGHUM, SILAGE1,00012 TONS / ACRE12,000 TONS
WHEAT
WHEAT20,00013,00046 BU / ACRE598,000 BU4.2 $ / BU2,512,000
WHEAT, WINTER20,00013,00046 BU / ACRE598,000 BU4.2 $ / BU2,512,000
(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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