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October Crop Production: Alfalfa and Hay Data

October 12, 2011

 

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Alfalfa and Alfalfa Mixtures for Hay Area Harvested, Yield, and Production - States and
United States: 2010 and Forecasted October 1, 2011
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                :     Area harvested      :          Yield          :       Production        
      State     :-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :    2010    :    2011    :    2010    :    2011    :    2010    :    2011    
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                :   --- 1,000 acres ---        ------ tons -----        ---- 1,000 tons ---   
                :                                                                             
Arizona ........:      280          250        8.20         7.90         2,296        1,975   
California .....:      920          940        6.80         6.90         6,256        6,486   
Colorado .......:      820          820        3.50         3.40         2,870        2,788   
Idaho ..........:    1,130        1,020        4.20         4.50         4,746        4,590   
Illinois .......:      340          290        3.80         3.80         1,292        1,102   
Indiana ........:      300          300        3.60         3.50         1,080        1,050   
Iowa ...........:      880          730        3.40         3.40         2,992        2,482   
Kansas .........:      650          650        3.80         3.00         2,470        1,950   
Kentucky .......:      230          250        2.80         3.20           644          800   
Michigan .......:      700          700        3.00         3.20         2,100        2,240   
                :                                                                             
Minnesota ......:    1,100        1,100        3.60         3.70         3,960        4,070   
Missouri .......:      240          220        2.80         2.80           672          616   
Montana ........:    1,950        1,950        2.30         2.40         4,485        4,680   
Nebraska .......:      890          850        4.10         4.00         3,649        3,400   
Nevada .........:      280          275        4.30         4.70         1,204        1,293   
New Mexico .....:      220          230        5.20         5.20         1,144        1,196   
New York .......:      420          450        2.10         1.90           882          855   
North Dakota ...:    1,560        1,500        2.30         2.00         3,588        3,000   
Ohio ...........:      390          400        3.30         3.00         1,287        1,200   
Oklahoma .......:      310          300        3.30         1.30         1,023          390   
                :                                                                             
Oregon .........:      415          380        4.30         4.50         1,785        1,710   
Pennsylvania ...:      500          450        2.60         2.50         1,300        1,125   
South Dakota ...:    2,150        2,250        2.40         2.60         5,160        5,850   
Texas ..........:      120          140        5.00         3.20           600          448   
Utah ...........:      540          540        4.00         4.20         2,160        2,268   
Virginia .......:       80           70        2.30         3.50           184          245   
Washington .....:      450          390        5.00         4.80         2,250        1,872   
Wisconsin ......:    1,300        1,150        2.90         2.70         3,770        3,105   
Wyoming ........:      620          570        2.60         2.60         1,612        1,482   
                :                                                                             
Other States 1/ :      171          164        2.58         2.72           442          446   
                :                                                                             
United States ..:   19,956       19,329        3.40         3.35        67,903       64,714   
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1/  Other States include Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New 
    Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Vermont, and West         
    Virginia. Individual State level estimates will be published in the "Crop Production 2011 
    Summary."                                                                                 

All Other Hay Area Harvested, Yield, and Production - States and United States: 2010
and Forecasted October 1, 2011
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                :    Area harvested     :    Yield per acre     :      Production       
      State     :-----------------------------------------------------------------------
                :   2010    :   2011    :   2010    :   2011    :   2010    :   2011    
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                :  --- 1,000 acres --       ----- tons -----       --- 1,000 tons ---   
                :                                                                       
Alabama ........:     780         800       2.40        2.00        1,872       1,600   
Arkansas .......:   1,470       1,490       1.80        1.50        2,646       2,235   
California .....:     550         550       3.60        3.50        1,980       1,925   
Colorado .......:     780         820       1.50        1.40        1,170       1,148   
Georgia ........:     650         570       2.50        1.50        1,625         855   
Idaho ..........:     340         350       2.10        2.20          714         770   
Illinois .......:     260         270       2.40        2.10          624         567   
Indiana ........:     370         330       2.20        2.30          814         759   
Iowa ...........:     320         340       2.40        2.00          768         680   
Kansas .........:   1,900       1,900       1.70        1.50        3,230       2,850   
                :                                                                       
Kentucky .......:   2,300       2,100       2.20        2.40        5,060       5,040   
Louisiana ......:     450         400       2.80        2.90        1,260       1,160   
Michigan .......:     300         300       2.10        2.00          630         600   
Minnesota ......:     800         700       1.80        1.90        1,440       1,330   
Mississippi ....:     700         720       2.30        2.40        1,610       1,728   
Missouri .......:   3,600       3,600       1.90        1.60        6,840       5,760   
Montana ........:     900         800       1.80        1.70        1,620       1,360   
Nebraska .......:   1,800       1,700       1.50        1.40        2,700       2,380   
New York .......:     960       1,080       1.60        1.70        1,536       1,836   
North Carolina .:     860         800       2.10        2.50        1,806       2,000   
                :                                                                       
North Dakota ...:     990       1,000       1.75        1.70        1,733       1,700   
Ohio ...........:     720         710       2.20        2.10        1,584       1,491   
Oklahoma .......:   2,900       2,700       1.70        0.90        4,930       2,430   
Oregon .........:     630         630       2.10        2.10        1,323       1,323   
Pennsylvania ...:   1,000       1,000       2.10        2.10        2,100       2,100   
South Dakota ...:   1,450       1,200       1.50        1.70        2,175       2,040   
Tennessee ......:   1,950       1,900       2.10        2.20        4,095       4,180   
Texas ..........:   5,100       4,500       2.00        1.00       10,200       4,500   
Virginia .......:   1,250       1,280       1.60        2.20        2,000       2,816   
Washington .....:     390         390       3.00        3.20        1,170       1,248   
                :                                                                       
West Virginia ..:     600         610       1.50        2.00          900       1,220   
Wisconsin ......:     360         350       2.10        2.10          756         735   
Wyoming ........:     570         500       1.50        1.40          855         700   
                :                                                                       
Other States 1/ :   1,906       1,886       2.04        2.08        3,887       3,914   
                :                                                                       
United States ..:  39,906      38,276       1.95        1.75       77,653      66,980   
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1/  Other States include Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Maine, Maryland,      
    Massachusetts, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Rhode Island, South   
    Carolina, Utah, and Vermont. Individual State level estimates will be published in  
    the "Crop Production 2011 Summary."                                                   
 

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