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IA Agriculture

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

 


Agriculture Statistics - Iowa
By U.S. Department of Agriculture
May 25, 2006, 13:54 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.     Hogs 3,131,685 27.1 25.1
2.     Corn 3,120,292 27.0 18.2
3.     Soybeans 2,238,890 19.4 17.5
4.     Cattle and calves 1,824,202 15.8 4.5
5.     Dairy products 550,368 4.8 2.2
 
All commodities
11,550,109   5.7
 
For more details about Iowa'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.     Soybeans and products 1 1,148.7
2.     Feed grains and products 1 970.2
3.     Live animals and meat 4 542.3
4.     Other 7 275.1
5.     Feeds and fodders 4 145.6
 
Overall
3 3,259.1
 
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.     Sioux 4.3 508.0
2.     Kossuth 2.0 242.8
3.     Plymouth 2.0 238.4
4.     Hamilton 1.9 227.2
5.     Carroll 1.9 221.5
 
State total
  11,947.9
 
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 Iowa's Agriculture, click here.
Source: Agriculture Classroom.





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