2/26/2013

States That Produce The Most Food (Ranking 1 to 50)

Highlights

California ranks first in the United States for agricultural cash receipts followed by Iowa, Texas, Nebraska & Illinois.

Ten (10) states generate more than $10 billion in agricultural cash receipts:  California, Texas, Nebraska, Illinois, Minnesota, Kansas, Indiana, Wisconsin & North Carolina.


Ranking of States By Agricultural Cash Receipts




United States

$374,251,708,000


Rank

State

Cash Receipts

% Of U.S.


1

California

$43,544,001,000

11.63%


2

Iowa

$29,892,095,000

7.99%


3

Texas

$22,681,267,000

6.06%


4

Nebraska

$21,814,979,000

5.83%


5

Illinois

$19,820,267,000

5.30%


6

Minnesota

$18,536,398,000

4.95%


7

Kansas

$15,858,516,000

4.24%


8

Indiana

$11,836,487,000

3.16%


9

Wisconsin

$11,740,787,000

3.14%


10

North Carolina

$10,543,175,000

2.82%


11

Missouri

$9,709,825,000

2.59%


12

Ohio

$9,648,243,000

2.58%


13

South Dakota

$9,410,444,000

2.51%


14

Washington

$8,665,627,000

2.32%


15

Arkansas

$8,415,896,000

2.25%


16

Georgia

$8,354,359,000

2.23%


17

Florida

$8,262,486,000

2.21%


18

Michigan

$8,046,347,000

2.15%


19

North Dakota

$7,337,011,000

1.96%


20

Idaho

$7,328,332,000

1.96%


21

Colorado

$7,076,087,000

1.89%


22

Oklahoma

$7,056,313,000

1.89%


23

Pennsylvania

$6,689,606,000

1.79%


24

Mississippi

$5,358,070,000

1.43%


25

New York

$5,261,221,000

1.41%


26

Kentucky

$4,918,322,000

1.31%


27

Alabama

$4,850,468,000

1.30%


28

Oregon

$4,623,647,000

1.24%


29

Arizona

$4,313,909,000

1.15%


30

New Mexico

$4,105,773,000

1.10%


31

Montana

$3,542,206,000

0.95%


32

Tennessee

$3,500,806,000

0.94%


33

Louisiana

$3,460,570,000

0.92%


34

Virginia

$3,304,041,000

0.88%


35

South Carolina

$2,595,194,000

0.69%


36

Maryland

$2,091,388,000

0.56%


37

Utah

$1,606,984,000

0.43%


38

Wyoming

$1,449,508,000

0.39%


39

New Jersey

$1,121,396,000

0.30%


40

Delaware

$1,080,956,000

0.29%


41

Vermont

$756,836,000

0.20%


42

Hawaii

$719,505,000

0.19%


43

Maine

$717,892,000

0.19%


44

Nevada

$680,482,000

0.18%


45

West Virginia

$564,468,000

0.15%


46

Connecticut

$560,065,000

0.15%


47

Massachusetts

$515,598,000

0.14%


48

New Hampshire

$189,456,000

0.05%


49

Rhode Island

$62,709,000

0.02%


50

Alaska

$31,691,000

0.01%


Source: ERS/USDA (2011)


 


**Source: Rob Cook