2013 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW
 Wisconsin
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Sep/17/2014

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation209
Farm Operations - Number of Operations69,800
Farm Operations - Acres Operated14,600,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )240,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )1,270,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )3,350,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )240,000
Goats, Angora - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )1,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )22,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )46,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )83,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2013 )305,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head21,693
Milk - Production, Measured in $5,597,116,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb27,572,000,000

Crops - Planted, Harvested, Yield, Production, Price (MYA), Value of Production
CommodityPlanted All Purpose AcresHarvested AcresYieldProductionPrice per UnitValue of Production in Dollars
CORN
CORN, GRAIN3,050,000146.00 BU / ACRE445,300,000 BU4.20 $ / BU1,870,260,000
CORN, SILAGE980,00016.50 TONS / ACRE16,170,000 TONS
CORN4,100,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE2,650,0002.65 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS7,022,000 TONS, DRY BASIS1,375,254,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)650,0001.93 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS1,256,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA460,0002,000,0002.88 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS5,766,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
SOYBEANS
SOYBEANS1,580,0001,550,00038.00 BU / ACRE58,900,000 BU12.30 $ / BU724,470,000
HAY
HAY1,600,0002.35 TONS / ACRE3,760,000 TONS192.00 $ / TON720,880,000
HAY, ALFALFA1,100,0002.60 TONS / ACRE2,860,000 TONS208.00 $ / TON594,880,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)500,0001.80 TONS / ACRE900,000 TONS142.00 $ / TON126,000,000
POTATOES
POTATOES62,50062,000440.00 CWT / ACRE27,280,000 CWT11.40 $ / CWT310,992,000
POTATOES, FALL62,50062,000420.00 CWT / ACRE26,040,000 CWT11.40 $ / CWT310,992,000
CRANBERRIES
CRANBERRIES, UTILIZED282.80 BARRELS / ACRE5,967,600 BARRELS190,679,000
CRANBERRIES, PROCESSING5,775,000 BARRELS30.40 $ / BARREL175,560,000
CRANBERRIES, FRESH MARKET192,600 BARRELS78.50 $ / BARREL15,119,000
CRANBERRIES, NOT HARVESTED14,000 BARRELS
CRANBERRIES, NOT SOLD34,000 BARRELS
CRANBERRIES21,1006,015,600 BARRELS32.00 $ / BARREL
BEANS
BEANS, SNAP, PROCESSING65,50059,8004.99 TONS / ACRE298,570 TONS340.00 $ / TON101,452,000
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE5,4005,4001,810.00 LB / ACRE98,000 CWT55.00 $ / CWT5,390,000
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, DARK, RED, KIDNEY5,4005,4001,820.00 LB / ACRE98,000 CWT
WHEAT
WHEAT315,000265,00058.00 BU / ACRE15,370,000 BU6.12 $ / BU94,526,000
WHEAT, WINTER315,000265,00058.00 BU / ACRE15,370,000 BU6.12 $ / BU94,526,000
SWEET CORN
SWEET CORN, PROCESSING70,80066,5008.78 TONS / ACRE583,960 TONS150.00 $ / TON87,569,000
SWEET CORN, FRESH MARKET6,1005,600101.00 CWT / ACRE566,000 CWT29.60 $ / CWT16,754,000
PEAS
PEAS, GREEN, PROCESSING37,80036,0002.10 TONS / ACRE75,550 TONS521.00 $ / TON39,360,000
OATS
OATS255,000105,00065.00 BU / ACRE6,825,000 BU4.07 $ / BU26,959,000
APPLES
APPLES, UTILIZED37,900,000 LB19,274,000
APPLES, FRESH MARKET33,800,000 LB0.56 $ / LB18,827,000
APPLES, PROCESSING4,100,000 LB218.00 $ / TON447,000
APPLES3,10013,500.00 LB / ACRE41,700,000 LB0.51 $ / LB
APPLES, NOT SOLD1,400,000 LB
APPLES, NOT HARVESTED2,400,000 LB
CABBAGE
CABBAGE, FRESH MARKET3,2003,100280.00 CWT / ACRE868,000 CWT16.40 $ / CWT14,235,000
ONIONS
ONIONS, DRY, SUMMER, STORAGE1,8001,800450.00 CWT / ACRE810,000 CWT16.40 $ / CWT12,480,000
CARROTS
CARROTS, PROCESSING4,2004,10028.50 TONS / ACRE116,850 TONS106.00 $ / TON12,362,000
CUCUMBERS
CUCUMBERS, PROCESSING, PICKLES6,0005,9006.51 TONS / ACRE38,410 TONS288.00 $ / TON11,062,000
MAPLE SYRUP
MAPLE SYRUP0.36 GALLONS / TAP265,000 GALLONS37.40 $ / GALLON9,911,000
STRAWBERRIES
STRAWBERRIES70060055.00 CWT / ACRE33,000 CWT165.00 $ / CWT5,445,000
STRAWBERRIES, FRESH MARKET33,000 CWT165.00 $ / CWT5,445,000
BARLEY
BARLEY33,00016,00049.00 BU / ACRE784,000 BU6.49 $ / BU4,978,000
MINT
MINT, PEPPERMINT, OIL3,30057.00 LB / ACRE188,000 LB24.60 $ / LB4,625,000
MINT, SPEARMINT, OIL40053.00 LB / ACRE21,000 LB21.00 $ / LB441,000
CHERRIES
CHERRIES, TART, UTILIZED12,100,000 LB4,318,000
CHERRIES, TART, PROCESSING11,800,000 LB0.33 $ / LB3,847,000
CHERRIES, TART, FRESH MARKET300,000 LB1.57 $ / LB471,000
CHERRIES, TART, NOT HARVESTED100,000 LB
CHERRIES, TART2,0006,150.00 LB / ACRE12,300,000 LB0.36 $ / LB
CHERRIES, TART, NOT SOLD100,000 LB
HAYLAGE
HAYLAGE1,230,0005.37 TONS / ACRE6,600,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)180,0004.00 TONS / ACRE720,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, ALFALFA1,050,0005.60 TONS / ACRE5,880,000 TONS

Census State Profile: Wisconsin

Ranked Items Within The U.S., 2012
ItemQuantityU.S. RankUniverse 1
MARKET VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS SOLD ($1,000)
Total value of agricultural products sold11,744,476950
   Value of crops, including nursery and greenhouse 4,601,4881650
   Value of livestock, poultry, and their products7,142,988850
 
VALUE OF SALES BY COMMODITY GROUP ($1,000)
Grains, oilseeds, dry beans, and dry peas3,382,5131350
Tobacco3,3151219
Cotton and cottonseed--17
Vegetables, melons, potatoes and sweet potatoes555,432650
Fruit, tree nuts, and berries219,271950
Nursery, greenhouse, floriculture and sod201,1402350
Cut Christmas trees and short rotation woody crops12,598649
Other crops and hay227,2192550
Poultry and eggs465,7172350
Cattle and calves1,416,8811350
Milk from cows4,952,039250
Hogs and pigs90,5892050
Sheep, goats, wool, mohair, and milk29,6731150
Horses, ponies, mules, burros, and donkeys11,5123850
Aquaculture13,8472250
Other animals and other animal products162,731150
 
TOP CROP ITEMS (acres)
Corn for grain3,306,6211049
Forage-land used for all hay and haylage, grass silage, and greenchop2,396,640750
Soybeans for beans1,699,7281445
Corn for silage953,876149
Vegetables harvested, all288,528450
 
TOP LIVESTOCK INVENTORY ITEMS (number)
Broilers and other meat-type chickens7,818,6822150
Layers5,413,5631850
Cattle and calves3,494,084950
Turkeys3,468,5221050
Pullets for laying flock replacement908,8832550

Other State Highlights, 2012
Economic Characteristics Quantity
Farm by value of sales
   Less than $1,00017,786
   $1,000 to $2,4994,745
   $2,500 to $4,9994,859
   $5,000 to $9,9995,888
   $10,000 to $19,9995,459
   $20,000 to $24,9991,787
   $25,000 to $39,9993,793
   $40,000 to $49,9991,912
   $50,000 to $99,9996,379
   $100,000 to $249,9997,487
   $250,000 to $499,9994,829
   $500,000 or more4,830
  
Total farm production expenses ($1,000)9,419,263
   Average per farm ($)135,035
  
Net cash farm income of the operations ($1,000)3,073,224
   Average per farm ($)44,058
Operator Characteristics Quantity
Principal operators by primary occupation
   Farming34,760
   Other34,994
 
Principal operators by sex
   Male62,408
   Female7,346
  
Average age of principal operator56.5
 
All operators by race 2
   American Indian or Alaska Native144
   Asian342
   Black or African American70
   Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander26
   White108,161
   More than one race157
  
All operators of Spanish, Hispanic or Latino Origin 2503

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.