U.S. Alfalfa for Hay Estimates - Aug 2019



Alfalfa and Alfalfa Mixtures for Hay Area Harvested, Yield, and Production - States and
United States: 2018 and Forecasted August 1, 2019
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                   :     Area harvested      :          Yield          :       Production
       State       :-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                   :    2018    :    2019    :    2018    :    2019    :    2018    :    2019
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                   :   --- 1,000 acres ---        ------ tons -----        ---- 1,000 tons ---
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Arizona ...........:      260          285        8.30         8.60         2,158        2,451
California ........:      620          560        6.90         7.20         4,278        4,032
Colorado ..........:      730          730        3.40         3.70         2,482        2,701
Idaho .............:    1,050        1,020        4.20         4.00         4,410        4,080
Illinois ..........:      250          240        3.30         3.10           825          744
Indiana ...........:      240          270        3.00         3.50           720          945
Iowa ..............:      620          700        3.70         3.30         2,294        2,310
Kansas ............:      610          560        3.50         3.50         2,135        1,960
Kentucky ..........:      145          115        3.10         3.40           450          391
Michigan ..........:      590          570        2.40         2.60         1,416        1,482
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Minnesota .........:      720          850        2.85         2.60         2,052        2,210
Missouri ..........:      270          280        2.40         2.80           648          784
Montana ...........:    1,900        2,000        2.05         2.30         3,895        4,600
Nebraska ..........:      850          900        4.30         3.80         3,655        3,420
Nevada ............:      185          215        4.70         4.30           870          925
New Mexico ........:      160          170        4.70         5.40           752          918
New York ..........:      300          290        2.40         2.70           720          783
North Dakota ......:    1,470        1,350        1.70         1.80         2,499        2,430
Ohio ..............:      350          320        3.10         2.60         1,085          832
Oklahoma ..........:      230          200        2.70         2.90           621          580
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Oregon ............:      420          430        4.10         4.80         1,722        2,064
Pennsylvania ......:      300          315        2.90         3.00           870          945
South Dakota ......:    1,750        1,800        2.15         2.70         3,763        4,860
Texas .............:      140          165        5.60         5.50           784          908
Utah ..............:      500          530        3.70         4.20         1,850        2,226
Virginia ..........:       40           45        3.00         3.00           120          135
Washington ........:      350          320        4.50         5.20         1,575        1,664
Wisconsin .........:      820          850        2.35         2.60         1,927        2,210
Wyoming ...........:      590          610        2.70         2.30         1,593        1,403
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Other States 1/ ...:      148          138        3.14         2.90           465          400
                   :
United States .....:   16,608       16,828        3.17         3.29        52,634       55,393
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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 2019 Summary."