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

 


Agriculture Statistics - Louisiana
By U.S. Department of Agriculture
Jun 1, 2006, 14:02 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.     Cane for sugar 337,101 18.6 36.7
2.     Cotton 270,611 14.9 5.5
3.     Cattle and calves 177,947 9.8 0.4
4.     Dairy products 99,200 5.5 0.4
5.     Soybeans 90,588 5.0 0.7
 
All commodities
1,817,088   0.9
 
For more details about Louisiana'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.     Other 4 394.5
2.     Cotton and linters 7 104.3
3.     Rice 3 100.2
4.     Soybeans and products 19 50.4
5.     Feed grains and products 17 46.2
 
Overall
23 765.0
 
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.     Franklin Parish 4.3 88.0
2.     Union Parish 4.3 86.4
3.     Morehouse Parish 3.9 78.4
4.     Tensas Parish 3.5 70.7
5.     Vermilion Parish 3.5 70.1
 
State total
  2,031.3
 
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 Louisiana Agriculture, click here.
Source: Agriculture Classroom.




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