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The tables below offer information about North Dakota agriculture from the general agricultural groups to the more specific commodities or products. The ranking assigned to a given commodity is based on the commodity's cash receipts; how much money it made.
Commodity groups cash receipts - 2004
As you can see from the table below, North Dakota ranks 25th among the states for total agricultural production.
North Dakota's top five commodities by cash receipts - 2004
This table lists North Dakota's top commodities in each of North Dakota's two agriculutural groups, livestock and crops.
Over 3/4 of North Dakota's total agricultural production is in crops, with Wheat production over 1/4 of the total. Soybeans are very important for the state. Corn for grain, sugar beets, and barley contribute significantly to North Dakota's crop production.
North Dakota's most important livestock products are cattle and calves. Dairy products and hogs are also important in the state while honey and turkeys are less so.
Leading commodities for cash receipts - 2004
This table offers a more complete view of the most important agricultural products of North Dakota.
The 2004 table above contains information about North Dakota agricultural production provided by the Economic Research Service at the United States Department of Agriculture.
The first column of the table lists the product (commodity).
The second column of the table lists a number representing the dollar value of the product. This number is not the dollar value of the product. This number represents the dollar value of the product in thousands of dollars. For example, the number listed for the value of Wheat grown in North Dakota is 1,075,122. This number represents a dollar value of $1,075,122,000 (1,075,122 x 1,000): one billion, seventy-five million, one hundred and twenty-two thousand dollars.
The third column of the table lists the percent (part) of the total agricultural value produced in North Dakota. For example, wheat produced in North Dakota is worth 26.3% of North Dakota's total agricultural production value. The dollars generated by the wheat add up to a little over 1/4 of North Dakota's total agricultural production.
National ranking highlights - 2004
North Dakota farms and farmland - 2004
Because of different rounding methods (e.g., farm acres given by the National Argriculture Statistics Service), percentage of farmland per state should be considered a rough estimate.
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