2022 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 North Carolina
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Feb/20/2024

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation189
Farm Operations - Number of Operations42,800
Farm Operations - Acres Operated8,100,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2023 )341,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2023 )39,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2023 )730,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2023 )40,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2023 )8,500
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2023 )30,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2022 )8,300,000
Chickens, Broilers - Production, Measured in Head976,200,000
Turkeys - Production, Measured in Head28,000,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head23,385
Milk - Production, Measured in $240,768,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb912,000,000
County outlines for NORTH CAROLINA

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
SOYBEANS1,700,0001,680,00038.5 BU / ACRE64,680,000 BU14.4 $ / BU931,392,000
CORN
CORN, GRAIN775,000126 BU / ACRE97,650,000 BU7.34 $ / BU716,751,000
CORN, SILAGE30,00014 TONS / ACRE420,000 TONS
CORN820,000
TOBACCO
TOBACCO115,1602,149 LB / ACRE247,522,000 LB2.1 $ / LB519,834,000
COTTON
COTTON, UPLAND470,000460,0001,049 LB / ACRE1,005,000 480 LB BALES0.915 $ / LB441,396,000
COTTON, COTTONSEED295,000 TONS282 $ / TON83,190,000
COTTON470,000460,0001,049 LB / ACRE1,005,000 480 LB BALES
SWEET POTATOES
SWEET POTATOES88,00087,000185 CWT / ACRE16,095,000 CWT14.5 $ / CWT233,877,000
SWEET POTATOES, FRESH MARKET16.5 $ / CWT170,495,000
SWEET POTATOES, PROCESSING220 $ / TON63,382,000
SWEET POTATOES, UTILIZED16,095,000 CWT
WHEAT
WHEAT480,000375,00064 BU / ACRE24,000,000 BU8.39 $ / BU201,360,000
WHEAT, WINTER480,000375,00064 BU / ACRE24,000,000 BU8.39 $ / BU201,360,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE195,448,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)191,488,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA3,0003,960,000
HAY
HAY646,0002.21 TONS / ACRE1,426,000 TONS137 $ / TON195,448,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)640,0002.2 TONS / ACRE1,408,000 TONS136 $ / TON191,488,000
HAY, ALFALFA6,0003 TONS / ACRE18,000 TONS220 $ / TON3,960,000
PEANUTS
PEANUTS117,000116,0004,370 LB / ACRE506,920,000 LB0.268 $ / LB135,855,000
BLUEBERRIES
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, UTILIZED43,530,000 LB79,893,000
BLUEBERRIES, TAME8,6005,080 LB / ACRE43,700,000 LB1.84 $ / LB
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, PROCESSING(D) LB(D) $ / LB(D)
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, FRESH MARKET(D) LB(D) $ / LB(D)
MELONS
MELONS, WATERMELON, FRESH MARKET23.8 $ / CWT57,491,000
MELONS, WATERMELON7,9007,800310 CWT / ACRE2,418,000 CWT23.8 $ / CWT57,491,000
MELONS, WATERMELON, UTILIZED2,415,600 CWT
PEPPERS
PEPPERS, BELL2,0001,900200 CWT / ACRE380,000 CWT74.2 $ / CWT27,065,000
PEPPERS, BELL, UTILIZED364,800 CWT
PEPPERS, BELL, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
PEPPERS, BELL, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
CUCUMBERS
CUCUMBERS8,1008,000175 CWT / ACRE1,400,000 CWT18.7 $ / CWT26,209,000
CUCUMBERS, PROCESSING282 $ / TON16,759,000
CUCUMBERS, FRESH MARKET45 $ / CWT9,450,000
CUCUMBERS, UTILIZED1,398,600 CWT
PUMPKINS
PUMPKINS4,2003,900205 CWT / ACRE799,500 CWT23.3 $ / CWT18,665,000
PUMPKINS, UTILIZED799,500 CWT
PUMPKINS, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
PUMPKINS, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
SQUASH
SQUASH3,4003,300125 CWT / ACRE412,500 CWT37.4 $ / CWT15,433,000
SQUASH, UTILIZED412,100 CWT
SQUASH, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
SQUASH, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
BARLEY
BARLEY16,00011,00069 BU / ACRE759,000 BU5.3 $ / BU4,023,000
OATS
OATS40,00011,00077 BU / ACRE847,000 BU4.7 $ / BU3,981,000
FOLIAGE PLANTS
FOLIAGE PLANTS, INDOOR USE
PROPAGATIVE MATERIAL
PROPAGATIVE MATERIAL, FLORICULTURE
CUT CULTIVATED GREENS
CUT CULTIVATED GREENS
BEDDING PLANTS, HERBACEOUS PERENNIAL
BEDDING PLANTS, HERBACEOUS PERENNIAL
BEDDING PLANTS, ANNUAL
BEDDING PLANTS, ANNUAL
FLOWERING PLANTS, POTTED
FLOWERING PLANTS, POTTED, INDOOR USE, POTS
CUT FLOWERS
CUT FLOWERS
(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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