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ME Agriculture

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

 


Agriculture Statistics - Maine
By U.S. Department of Agriculture
Oct 25, 2006, 14:08 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.     Dairy products 105,787 21.8 0.4
2.     Potatoes 101,761 21.0 4.1
3.     Aquaculture 64,330 13.3 8.2
4.     Chicken eggs 56,640 11.7 1.3
5.     Greenhouse/nursery 24,400 5.0 0.2
 
All commodities
485,064   0.2
 
For more details about Maine'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.     Vegetables and preparations 19 25.3
2.     Fruits and preparations 10 24.4
3.     Poultry and products 31 4.2
4.     Feeds and fodders 40 3.5
5.     Feed grains and products 41 1.2
 
Overall
43 59.7
 
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.     Aroostook 25.0 109.6
2.     Androscoggin 14.2 62.4
3.     Kennebec 10.3 45.2
4.     Washington 9.8 43.1
5.     Hancock 6.9 30.4
 
State total
  438.7
 
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 Maine Agriculture, click here.
Source: Agriculture Classroom.


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