2014 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW
 Indiana
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Mar/31/2015

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Number of Operations58,200

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )199,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )181,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )870,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )100,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )31,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )11,500
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )50,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2014 )3,600,000
Turkeys - Production, Measured in Head19,000,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head21,865
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb3,892,000,000

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, GRAIN5,770,000188 BU / ACRE1,084,760,000 BU3.6 $ / BU3,905,136,000
CORN, SILAGE100,00022 TONS / ACRE2,200,000 TONS
CORN5,900,000
SOYBEANS
SOYBEANS5,500,0005,490,00056 BU / ACRE307,440,000 BU10.3 $ / BU3,166,632,000
HAY
HAY600,0003.25 TONS / ACRE1,950,000 TONS146 $ / TON280,920,000
HAY, ALFALFA240,0004 TONS / ACRE960,000 TONS173 $ / TON166,080,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)360,0002.75 TONS / ACRE990,000 TONS116 $ / TON114,840,000
WHEAT
WHEAT, WINTER390,000335,00076 BU / ACRE25,460,000 BU5.15 $ / BU131,119,000
WHEAT390,000335,00076 BU / ACRE25,460,000 BU5.15 $ / BU131,119,000
MELONS
MELONS, WATERMELON, FRESH MARKET7,8007,600390 CWT / ACRE2,964,000 CWT9 $ / CWT26,676,000
MELONS, CANTALOUP, FRESH MARKET1,9001,800220 CWT / ACRE396,000 CWT15.1 $ / CWT5,980,000
MINT
MINT, PEPPERMINT, OIL8,50060 LB / ACRE510,000 LB26 $ / LB13,260,000
MINT, SPEARMINT, OIL3,70061 LB / ACRE226,000 LB26 $ / LB5,876,000
SWEET CORN
SWEET CORN, FRESH MARKET5,5005,30083 CWT / ACRE440,000 CWT29.9 $ / CWT13,156,000
APPLES
APPLES, UTILIZED16,000,000 LB7,740,000
APPLES1,30013,100 LB / ACRE17,000,000 LB0.484 $ / LB
APPLES, NOT HARVESTED1,000,000 LB
CUCUMBERS
CUCUMBERS, PROCESSING, PICKLES2,4002,3005 TONS / ACRE11,500 TONS320 $ / TON3,680,000
OATS
OATS20,00010,00074 BU / ACRE740,000 BU4.55 $ / BU3,367,000
BEANS
BEANS, SNAP, PROCESSING4,9004,7003 TONS / ACRE14,100 TONS210 $ / TON2,961,000
BLUEBERRIES
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, UTILIZED4,000 LB / ACRE2,000,000 LB2,780,000
BLUEBERRIES, TAME5002,000,000 LB1.39 $ / LB
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, PROCESSING(D) LB(D) $ / LB(D)
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, FRESH MARKET(D) LB(D) $ / LB(D)
TOMATOES
TOMATOES, PROCESSING114 $ / TON
TOMATOES, FRESH MARKET48.8 $ / CWT
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA35,000
(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

Census State Profile: Indiana

Ranked Items Within The U.S., 2012
ItemQuantityU.S. RankUniverse 1
MARKET VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS SOLD ($1,000)
Total value of agricultural products sold11,210,8181050
   Value of crops, including nursery and greenhouse 7,530,097750
   Value of livestock, poultry, and their products3,680,7211850
 
VALUE OF SALES BY COMMODITY GROUP ($1,000)
Grains, oilseeds, dry beans, and dry peas7,217,854650
Tobacco7,653919
Cotton and cottonseed--17
Vegetables, melons, potatoes and sweet potatoes104,4112250
Fruit, tree nuts, and berries10,8973650
Nursery, greenhouse, floriculture and sod110,8382650
Cut Christmas trees and short rotation woody crops1,9762149
Other crops and hay76,4673950
Poultry and eggs1,164,1991350
Cattle and calves522,6942950
Milk from cows659,3141450
Hogs and pigs1,273,099550
Sheep, goats, wool, mohair, and milk10,0992550
Horses, ponies, mules, burros, and donkeys23,8991550
Aquaculture5,1203550
Other animals and other animal products22,2971950
 
TOP CROP ITEMS (acres)
Corn for grain6,036,712549
Soybeans for beans5,144,179545
Forage-land used for all hay and haylage, grass silage, and greenchop510,4353450
Wheat for grain, all300,7072349
Winter wheat for grain300,7072248
 
TOP LIVESTOCK INVENTORY ITEMS (number)
Layers25,587,222350
Pullets for laying flock replacement7,566,860450
Broilers and other meat-type chickens6,238,6232450
Turkeys5,084,794750
Hogs and pigs3,747,352550

Other State Highlights, 2012
Economic Characteristics Quantity
Farm by value of sales
   Less than $1,00015,870
   $1,000 to $2,4994,413
   $2,500 to $4,9994,859
   $5,000 to $9,9995,204
   $10,000 to $19,9994,321
   $20,000 to $24,9991,360
   $25,000 to $39,9992,768
   $40,000 to $49,9991,333
   $50,000 to $99,9994,254
   $100,000 to $249,9995,445
   $250,000 to $499,9993,575
   $500,000 or more5,293
  
Total farm production expenses ($1,000)9,117,075
   Average per farm ($)155,330
  
Net cash farm income of the operations ($1,000)3,102,675
   Average per farm ($)52,861
Operator Characteristics Quantity
Principal operators by primary occupation
   Farming25,630
   Other33,065
 
Principal operators by sex
   Male52,950
   Female5,745
  
Average age of principal operator55.8
 
All operators by race 2
   American Indian or Alaska Native153
   Asian66
   Black or African American83
   Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander5
   White87,460
   More than one race192
  
All operators of Spanish, Hispanic or Latino Origin 2450

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.