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Utah CropMAP

Total population (1990 census): 1,722,850
State Capital: Salt Lake City

Extension office

For CropSELECT see county pages.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 377 17200 2533052 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 13 945 65358 bu
Wheat 1148 182372 7832313 bu
Spring Wheat for Grain 278 18779 910295 bu
Winter Wheat for Grain 981 163593 6922018 bu
Barley 1929 94072 7422580 bu
Canola 1 D D
Oats 481 9208 643121 bu
Popcorn 2 D D
Safflower 75 11014 10345590 lbs
Sunflower Seed 3 42 D
Triticale 25 1660 61451 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Dry Edible Beans 22 5201 43568 cwt
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 82 7132 X
Alfalfa Seed 58 3393 1097694 lbs
Kentucky Bluegrass Seed 2 D D
Wheatgrass Seed 16 2559 230066 lbs
Other Seeds 8 1170 273400 lbs
Total Hay* 9033 740740 2533360 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 7966 541939 2097541 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 1382 40118 107524 tons, dry
Salt Hay 5 286 677 tons
Tame Hay 1178 55081 113635 tons, dry
Wild Hay 949 71340 122710 tons dry
Grass Silage 454 32262 275845 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 855 38495 840576 tons, grn
Corn Cut for Dry Fodder 4 65 X
Sorghum Cut for Dry Forage or Hay 2 D D
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 31 1202 15143 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 12  
Snap Beans 15 D  
Beets 7 3  
Sugar Beets for Sugar 7 104 266800 tons
Head Cabbage 10 212  
Cantaloups 59 222  
Carrots 6 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 24 17  
Eggplant 3 D  
Garlic 9 10  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 8 4  
Honeydew Melons 7 5  
Lettuce and Romaine 5 21  
Dry Onions 58 2221  
Green Peas 13 152  
Hot Peppers 45 137  
Sweet Peppers 25 53  
Potatoes 98 3247 932938 cwt
Pumpkins 90 485  
Radishes 4 D  
Spinach 2 D  
Squash 53 133  
Sweet Corn 151 1909  
Tomatoes 100 198  
Mixed Vegetables 3 23  
Watermelons 58 477  
Other Vegetables 11 79  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 431 3699 700777 trees
Apricots 101 212 15448 trees
Cherries, Total 250 4010 495914 trees
Sweet Cherries 198 736 73039 trees
Tart Cherries 127 3274 422875 trees
Grapes 54 68 25688 trees
Nectarines 9 3 249 trees
Peaches 342 1775 198484 trees
Pears 102 188 17547 trees
Plums and Prunes 41 16 1091
Almonds 3 D D
Pecans 28 172 6608 in shell
Other Fruits and Nuts 9 11 703
Blackberries 11 10 22928 lbs
Raspberries 50 144 306964 lbs
Strawberries 8 6 15940 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Herbs, Total 12 16 X
Herbs, Dried 4 12 3464
Mint for Oil 4 191 D
Other 22 778 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 324 5825277 4141 70160
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 197 X 3958 X
Floriculture Crops 148 5176217 113 37987
Bedding and Garden Plants 130 2789691 84 22827
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 11 D 6 D
Foliage Plants 18 D 9 D
Potted Flowering Plants 29 1707766 14 11383
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 3 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 44 X 130 440
Mushrooms 1 D X D
Nursery Crops 72 147210 395 10332
Sod Harvested 47 X 3308 13897
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 9 3100 D 34
Greenhouse Vegetables 9 88450 X 821
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 31 D 167 784

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
D=Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
X=Not applicable.