2020 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 South Carolina
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Mar/07/2021

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation195
Farm Operations - Number of Operations24,600
Farm Operations - Acres Operated4,800,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2021 )168,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2021 )10,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2021 )330,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2021 )31,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2021 )3,200
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2020 )188,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head18,900
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb189,000,000
County outlines for SOUTH 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
CORN
CORN, GRAIN380,000132 BU / ACRE50,160,000 BU4.35 $ / BU218,196,000
CORN400,000
CORN, SILAGE9,00015 TONS / ACRE135,000 TONS
SOYBEANS
SOYBEANS310,000300,00035 BU / ACRE10,500,000 BU10.8 $ / BU113,400,000
HAY
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)310,0002.4 TONS / ACRE744,000 TONS132 $ / TON98,208,000
HAY310,0002.4 TONS / ACRE744,000 TONS132 $ / TON98,208,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)98,208,000
HAY & HAYLAGE98,208,000
COTTON
COTTON, UPLAND190,000185,000778 LB / ACRE300,000 480 LB BALES0.654 $ / LB94,176,000
COTTON, COTTONSEED89,000 TONS181 $ / TON16,109,000
COTTON190,000185,000778 LB / ACRE300,000 480 LB BALES
PEANUTS
PEANUTS85,00082,0003,400 LB / ACRE278,800,000 LB0.209 $ / LB58,269,000
MELONS
MELONS, WATERMELON4,7004,500380 CWT / ACRE1,710,000 CWT18.4 $ / CWT31,118,000
MELONS, WATERMELON, FRESH MARKET18.4 $ / CWT31,118,000
MELONS, WATERMELON, UTILIZED1,691,200 CWT
WHEAT
WHEAT110,00095,00051 BU / ACRE4,845,000 BU4.75 $ / BU23,014,000
WHEAT, WINTER110,00095,00051 BU / ACRE4,845,000 BU4.75 $ / BU23,014,000
TOBACCO
TOBACCO6,0001,400 LB / ACRE8,400,000 LB1.91 $ / LB16,044,000
PEACHES
PEACHES80,000 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


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