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North Dakota CropMAP

Total population (1990 census): 638,800
State Capital: Bismarck

Extension office

For CropSELECT see county pages.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 2812 578953 54996430 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 28 2186 80400 bu
Wheat 19488 10874126 260522260 bu
Durum Wheat for Grain 5457 2540885 56415384 bu
Other Spring Wheat 16915 8270597 202714112 bu
Winter Wheat for Grain 352 62644 1392764 bu
Barley 9565 2178700 98641946 bu
Buckwheat 52 5857 246390 bu
Canola 1873 376428 426976560 lbs
Emmer and Spelt 3 63 2200 bu
Flaxseed 916 120921 1961254 bu
Mustard Seed 185 37311 26782379 lbs
Oats 4937 423877 18616546 bu
Proso Millet 168 15902 424550 bu
Rye 164 15295 410885 bu
Safflower 71 10428 9991872 lbs
Sunflower Seed 5069 1347376 1678505673 lbs
Triticale 9 1235 37000 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 3405 1062624 31069124 bu
Dry Edible Beans 2043 565407 7105599 cwt
Dry Edible Peas 403 51018 90497522 lbs
Lentils 85 15117 16574170 lbs
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 26 D X
Alfalfa Seed 16 919 34765 lbs
Sweetclover Seed 3 173 82000 lbs
Other Seeds 7 385 329310 lbs
Total Hay* 14707 2702807 3765662 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 11212 1305211 2031875 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 3554 303608 418927 tons, dry
Tame Hay 5035 474714 606093 tons, dry
Wild Hay 6813 579383 660809 tons dry
Grass Silage 358 39891 143903 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 2024 164276 1162005 tons, grn
Corn Cut for Dry Fodder 5 150 X
Sorghum Cut for Dry Forage or Hay 4 194 396
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 104 6361 28806 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 D  
Snap Beans 12 6  
Beets 11 2  
Sugar Beets for Sugar 873 235121 4191298 tons
Broccoli 2 D  
Head Cabbage 8 4  
Cantaloups 17 22  
Carrots 13 251  
Cucumbers and Pickles 29 31  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 3 D  
Dry Onions 14 98  
Green Peas 17 56  
Hot Peppers 3 Z  
Sweet Peppers 12 4  
Potatoes 280 109777 22057457 cwt
Pumpkins 31 85  
Squash 24 29  
Sweet Corn 65 198  
Tomatoes 22 19  
Mixed Vegetables 11 32  
Watermelons 13 14  
Other Vegetables 11 24  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 29 D D
Cherries, Total 11 13 671 trees
Sweet Cherries 3 D D
Tart Cherries 8 5 316 trees
Grapes 6 3 687 trees
Pears 4 1 68 trees
Plums and Prunes 12 14 1824
Other Fruits and Nuts 15 27 1687
Raspberries 19 14 17294 lbs
Strawberries 13 31 64745 lbs
Other Berries 2 D D
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Herbs, Total 4 D X
Herbs, Dried 1 D D
Other 201 33041 X
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops, Cut Christmas Trees Harvested, Mushrooms, and Sod Grown for Sale Farms Sq. ft. under glass or other protection Acres in the open Sales ($1,000)
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 123 913220 694 8673
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 18 X 150 X
Floriculture Crops 58 704442 34 D
Bedding and Garden Plants 52 574332 D 4173
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 6 D D D
Foliage Plants 5 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 11 107430 D 546
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 26 X 184 461
Nursery Crops 29 D 296 1910
Sod Harvested 3 X D 50
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 3 D 6 4
Greenhouse Vegetables 20 131828 X 169
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 15 39920 138 119

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
D=Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
X=Not applicable.
Z=Less than half of the unit shown.