2017 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 Mississippi
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Feb/02/2023

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation297
Farm Operations - Number of Operations35,000
Farm Operations - Acres Operated10,400,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )501,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )9,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )930,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )20,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2017 )570,000
Chickens, Broilers - Production, Measured in Head741,100,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head15,222
Milk - Production, Measured in $25,893,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb137,000,000
County outlines for MISSISSIPPI

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
SOYBEANS2,190,0002,170,00053 BU / ACRE115,010,000 BU9.74 $ / BU1,120,197,000
COTTON
COTTON, UPLAND630,000625,0001,038 LB / ACRE1,351,000 480 LB BALES0.738 $ / LB478,578,000
COTTON, COTTONSEED432,000 TONS156 $ / TON67,392,000
COTTON, PIMA(NA) $ / LB
COTTON, UPLAND, NON-IRRIGATED281,000277,000993 LB / ACRE573,000 480 LB BALES
COTTON, UPLAND, IRRIGATED349,000348,0001,073 LB / ACRE778,000 480 LB BALES
COTTON630,000625,0001,038 LB / ACRE1,351,000 480 LB BALES
CORN
CORN, GRAIN500,000189 BU / ACRE94,500,000 BU3.68 $ / BU347,760,000
CORN520,000
CORN, SILAGE7,00018 TONS / ACRE126,000 TONS
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE131,760,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)131,760,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA(X)
HAY
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)610,0002.4 TONS / ACRE1,464,000 TONS90 $ / TON131,760,000
HAY610,0002.4 TONS / ACRE1,464,000 TONS90 $ / TON131,760,000
HAY, ALFALFA(NA) $ / TON
RICE
RICE115,000114,0007,400 LB / ACRE8,436,000 CWT11.5 $ / CWT97,014,000
SWEET POTATOES
SWEET POTATOES30,00029,000170 CWT / ACRE4,930,000 CWT18.5 $ / CWT91,205,000
PEANUTS
PEANUTS44,00043,0004,000 LB / ACRE172,000,000 LB0.206 $ / LB35,432,000
WHEAT
WHEAT45,00025,00058 BU / ACRE1,450,000 BU4.3 $ / BU6,235,000
WHEAT, WINTER45,00025,00058 BU / ACRE1,450,000 BU4.3 $ / BU6,235,000
BLUEBERRIES
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, UTILIZED2,300 LB / ACRE3,450,000 LB5,755,000
BLUEBERRIES, TAME1,5003,870,000 LB1.67 $ / LB
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, PROCESSING(D) LB(D) $ / LB(D)
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, FRESH MARKET(D) LB(D) $ / LB(D)
SORGHUM
SORGHUM, GRAIN4,00072 BU / ACRE288,000 BU5.72 $ / CWT923,000
SORGHUM5,000
SORGHUM, SILAGE1,0008 TONS / ACRE8,000 TONS
(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


Click here for Mississippi 2017 Census of Agriculture State and County Profiles featuring land, sales, and demographic highlights and much more.