2014 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW
 Arizona
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Mar/03/2015

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Number of Operations19,600

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )175,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )195,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )880,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )252,000
Goats, Angora - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )36,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )28,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )0
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )150,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2014 )135,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head24,347
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb4,699,000,000

Crops - Planted, Harvested, Yield, Production, Price (MYA), Value of Production
CommodityPlanted All Purpose AcresHarvested AcresYieldProductionPrice per UnitValue of Production in Dollars
HAY
HAY300,0008.03 TONS / ACRE2,410,000 TONS216.00 $ / TON521,160,000
HAY, ALFALFA260,0008.50 TONS / ACRE2,210,000 TONS216.00 $ / TON477,360,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)40,0005.00 TONS / ACRE200,000 TONS219.00 $ / TON43,800,000
LETTUCE
LETTUCE, ROMAINE, FRESH MARKET22,00021,900315.00 CWT / ACRE6,899,000 CWT23.10 $ / CWT159,367,000
LETTUCE, HEAD, FRESH MARKET34,60034,500355.00 CWT / ACRE12,248,000 CWT12.80 $ / CWT156,774,000
LETTUCE, LEAF, FRESH MARKET8,2008,100240.00 CWT / ACRE1,944,000 CWT31.40 $ / CWT61,042,000
COTTON
COTTON, UPLAND150,000148,0001,508.00 LB / ACRE465,000 480 LB BALES0.65 $ / LB145,303,000
COTTON, COTTONSEED172,000 TONS263.00 $ / TON45,236,000
COTTON, PIMA15,00014,500894.00 LB / ACRE27,000 480 LB BALES
COTTON165,000162,5001,453.00 LB / ACRE492,000 480 LB BALES
MELONS
MELONS, CANTALOUP, FRESH MARKET16,10016,000240.00 CWT / ACRE3,840,000 CWT24.30 $ / CWT93,312,000
MELONS, HONEYDEW, FRESH MARKET3,5003,500230.00 CWT / ACRE805,000 CWT32.60 $ / CWT26,243,000
MELONS, WATERMELON, FRESH MARKET2,9002,900460.00 CWT / ACRE1,334,000 CWT19.40 $ / CWT25,880,000
WHEAT
WHEAT81,00079,000110.00 BU / ACRE8,692,000 BU8.35 $ / BU71,983,000
WHEAT, WINTER8,0007,000100.00 BU / ACRE700,000 BU
WHEAT, SPRING, DURUM73,00072,000111.00 BU / ACRE7,992,000 BU
LEMONS
LEMONS8,500212.00 BOXES / ACRE28.67 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV51,613,000
LEMONS, UTILIZED72,000 TONS
LEMONS, FRESH MARKET48.80 $ / BOX, FOB
SPINACH
SPINACH, FRESH MARKET8,1008,000155.00 CWT / ACRE1,240,000 CWT39.90 $ / CWT49,476,000
PECANS
PECANS, UTILIZED, IN SHELL21,000,000 LB44,100,000
PECANS, IMPROVED, UTILIZED, IN SHELL21,000,000 LB44,100,000
PECANS, IMPROVED2.10 $ / LB
PECANS2.10 $ / LB
CABBAGE
CABBAGE, FRESH MARKET3,7003,700515.00 CWT / ACRE1,906,000 CWT21.70 $ / CWT41,360,000
CAULIFLOWER
CAULIFLOWER, FRESH MARKET720,000 CWT54.90 $ / CWT39,528,000
CAULIFLOWER3,6003,600200.00 CWT / ACRE720,000 CWT54.90 $ / CWT39,528,000
CORN
CORN, GRAIN28,000210.00 BU / ACRE5,880,000 BU5.25 $ / BU30,870,000
CORN, SILAGE46,00029.00 TONS / ACRE1,334,000 TONS
CORN75,000
BROCCOLI
BROCCOLI, FRESH MARKET800,000 CWT37.40 $ / CWT29,920,000
BROCCOLI6,4006,400125.00 CWT / ACRE800,000 CWT37.40 $ / CWT29,920,000
BARLEY
BARLEY36,00032,000125.00 BU / ACRE4,000,000 BU4.45 $ / BU17,800,000
BEANS
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE11,00010,9001,940.00 LB / ACRE211,000 CWT54.30 $ / CWT11,457,000
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, OTHER3,8003,7001,760.00 LB / ACRE65,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, BLACKEYE2,4002,4002,300.00 LB / ACRE55,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, PINTO4,8004,8001,900.00 LB / ACRE91,000 CWT
SORGHUM
SORGHUM, GRAIN8,000100.00 BU / ACRE800,000 BU9.45 $ / CWT4,234,000
SORGHUM, SILAGE17,00023.00 TONS / ACRE391,000 TONS
SORGHUM25,000
APPLES
APPLES, UTILIZED7,100,000 LB2,991,000
APPLES1,0007,100.00 LB / ACRE7,100,000 LB0.42 $ / LB
PEPPERS
PEPPERS, CHILE1,4001,40057.00 CWT / ACRE80,000 CWT33.80 $ / CWT2,706,000
TANGERINES
TANGERINES, UTILIZED8,000 TONS
TANGERINES2,50080.00 BOXES / ACRE
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA50,000
POTATOES
POTATOES3,8003,500310.00 CWT / ACRE1,085,000 CWT
POTATOES, SPRING3,8003,500310.00 CWT / ACRE1,085,000 CWT

Census State Profile: Arizona

Ranked Items Within The U.S., 2012
ItemQuantityU.S. RankUniverse 1
MARKET VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS SOLD ($1,000)
Total value of agricultural products sold3,732,1133250
   Value of crops, including nursery and greenhouse 2,076,5683050
   Value of livestock, poultry, and their products1,655,5453150
 
VALUE OF SALES BY COMMODITY GROUP ($1,000)
Grains, oilseeds, dry beans, and dry peas(D)3550
Tobacco--19
Cotton and cottonseed224,4861017
Vegetables, melons, potatoes and sweet potatoes764,062550
Fruit, tree nuts, and berries(D)1450
Nursery, greenhouse, floriculture and sod315,5481350
Cut Christmas trees and short rotation woody crops(D)4749
Other crops and hay425,2031250
Poultry and eggs(D)3550
Cattle and calves700,3072450
Milk from cows762,9571350
Hogs and pigs(D)(D)50
Sheep, goats, wool, mohair, and milk11,2762250
Horses, ponies, mules, burros, and donkeys31,8011050
Aquaculture5,3633350
Other animals and other animal products(D)(D)50
 
TOP CROP ITEMS (acres)
Forage-land used for all hay and haylage, grass silage, and greenchop324,5624050
Cotton, all197,4551217
Upland cotton194,3281117
Vegetables harvested, all130,3451050
Wheat for grain, all102,5813449
 
TOP LIVESTOCK INVENTORY ITEMS (number)
Layers(D)(D)50
Pullets for laying flock replacement(D)(D)50
Cattle and calves911,3343250
Sheep and lambs180,5511050
Hogs and pigs(D)2350

Other State Highlights, 2012
Economic Characteristics Quantity
Farm by value of sales
   Less than $1,00010,558
   $1,000 to $2,4992,058
   $2,500 to $4,9991,820
   $5,000 to $9,9991,501
   $10,000 to $19,9991,267
   $20,000 to $24,999236
   $25,000 to $39,999491
   $40,000 to $49,999181
   $50,000 to $99,999442
   $100,000 to $249,999549
   $250,000 to $499,999269
   $500,000 or more633
  
Total farm production expenses ($1,000)3,258,922
   Average per farm ($)162,905
  
Net cash farm income of the operations ($1,000)600,395
   Average per farm ($)30,012
Operator Characteristics Quantity
Principal operators by primary occupation
   Farming13,219
   Other6,786
 
Principal operators by sex
   Male12,170
   Female7,835
  
Average age of principal operator61.1
 
All operators by race 2
   American Indian or Alaska Native18,375
   Asian130
   Black or African American64
   Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander26
   White13,884
   More than one race113
  
All operators of Spanish, Hispanic or Latino Origin 21,181

Note: See "Census of Agriculture, Volume 1, Geographic Area Series" for complete footnotes, explanations, definitions, and methodology.
   1 Universe is number of states in U.S. with item.
   2 Data were collected for a maximum of three operators per farm.
  (D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations.
   - Represents zero.