link to classbrain homepage   link to classbrain homepage  link to state report main page   Link to site map



 plug-in page link  link to ask classbrain

MD Agriculture

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

 


Agriculture Statistics - Maryland
By U.S. Department of Agriculture
Jun 1, 2006, 14:11 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 552,560 34.6 3.3
2.     Greenhouse/nursery 282,666 17.7 2.0
3.     Dairy products 208,008 13.0 0.8
4.     Corn 94,784 5.9 0.6
5.     Soybeans 82,175 5.1 0.6
 
All commodities
1,596,085   0.8
 
For more details about Maryland'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 9 66.7
2.     Soybeans and products 18 54.8
3.     Feed grains and products 20 38.4
4.     Other 29 23.0
5.     Vegetables and preparations 22 20.0
 
Overall
35 245.9
 
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.     Wicomico 14.2 186.3
2.     Worcester 11.2 147.6
3.     Frederick 7.7 101.7
4.     Somerset 7.4 96.5
5.     Caroline 7.2 95.1
 
State total
  1,312.1
 
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 Maryland Agriculture, click here.
Source: Agriculture Classroom.





Keywords: Agriculture statistics for Maryland, Maryland Agriculture, Top Agricultural exports, Maryland top agricultural exports, top Maryland Agricultural commodities, top Agricultural commodities, ClassBrain

© Copyright 2006 ClassBrain.com

Top of Page

Google

Search ClassBrain
Search WWW

DICTIONARY