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DE Agriculture

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

 


Agriculture Statistics - Delaware
By U.S. Department of Agriculture
Apr 20, 2006, 13:30 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.     Broilers 597,880 70.5 3.6
2.     Corn 38,839 4.6 0.2
3.     Soybeans 31,773 3.7 0.2
4.     Greenhouse/nursery 31,300 3.7 0.2
5.     Dairy products 24,134 2.8 0.1
 
All commodities
847,718   0.4
 
For more details about Delaware'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.     Poultry and products 8 69.4
2.     Vegetables and preparations 20 24.4
3.     Soybeans and products 23 22.7
4.     Feed grains and products 31 15.5
5.     Wheat and products 37 3.9
 
Overall
39 139.2
 
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.     Sussex 72.4 500.2
2.     Kent 22.2 153.7
3.     New Castle 5.3 36.9
4.      0.0  
5.      0.0  
 
State total
  690.8
 
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 Delaware's Agriculture, click here.
Source: Agriculture Classroom.





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