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CT Agriculture

Last Updated: May 23rd, 2010 - 21:01:09

 


Agriculture Statistics - Connecticut
By U.S. Department of Agriculture
Apr 16, 2006, 13:27 PST




TOP COMMODITIES, EXPORTS, AND COUNTIES

Top 5 agriculture commodities, 2001
Commodity Value of receipts
thousand $
Percent of state total
farm receipts
Percent of US value
1.     Greenhouse/nursery 183,043 38.4 1.3
2.     Dairy products 73,224 15.4 0.3
3.     Chicken eggs 41,810 8.8 0.9
4.     Aquaculture 18,315 3.8 2.3
5.     Cattle and calves 10,052 2.1 0.0
 
All commodities
476,150   0.2
 
For more details about Connecticut's top agriculture commodities, see Leading commodities for cash receipts, or contact Roger Strickland, 202-694-5592.



Top 5 agriculture exports, estimates, FY 2001
Commodity Rank among
states
Value
million $
1.     Tobacco unmfd. 6 65.1
2.     Other 33 5.5
3.     Poultry and products 33 3.0
4.     Dairy products 23 1.9
5.     Fruits and preparations 30 1.5
 
Overall
42 78.1
 
For more information on exports see the Agricultural Trade Briefing Room or ERS's Foreign Agricultural Trade of the United States (FATUS) or contact Carol Whitton, 202-694-5287.



Top 5 counties in agricultural sales 1997
Counties Percent of state's
total receipts
Million $
1.     New London 29.8 125.8
2.     Hartford 26.6 112.2
3.     New Haven 10.3 43.3
4.     Windham 8.3 34.9
5.     Middlesex 8.1 33.9
 
State total
  421.6
 
For more information about the Census of Agriculture see the National Agricultural
Statistics Service's
web page, or call 1-800-727-9540.

*EXTRA* Need more? For a printable fact sheet about Connecticut's Agriculture, click here.
Source: Agriculture Classroom.




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