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

MA Agriculture

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

 


Agriculture Statistics - Massachusetts
By U.S. Department of Agriculture
Jun 1, 2006, 14:14 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.     Greenhouse/nursery 135,183 36.9 1.0
2.     Dairy products 57,348 15.6 0.2
3.     Cranberries 30,542 8.3 30.7
4.     Corn, sweet 14,606 4.0 1.9
5.     Apples 12,815 3.5 0.9
 
All commodities
366,611   0.2
 
For more details about Massachusetts'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.     Tobacco unmfd. 11 12.2
2.     Fruits and preparations 20 7.3
3.     Live animals and meat 41 2.9
4.     Vegetables and preparations 38 1.8
5.     Other 40 1.2
 
Overall
46 28.3
 
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.     Plymouth 27.0 122.7
2.     Worcester 12.8 57.9
3.     Middlesex 12.7 57.6
4.     Franklin 9.0 40.7
5.     Hampshire 7.8 35.5
 
State total
  454.4
 
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 Massachusetts Agriculture, click here.
Source: Agriculture Classroom.




Keywords: Agriculture statistics for Massachusetts, Massachusetts Agriculture, Top Agricultural exports, Massachusetts top agricultural exports, top Massachusetts Agricultural commodities, top Agricultural commodities, ClassBrain, State Reports

© Copyright 2006 ClassBrain.com

Top of Page

Google

Search ClassBrain
Search WWW

DICTIONARY