Explore undefined agriculture and learn what makes it unique.
Though Utah's climate, water resources, and amount of quality cropland may not seem set to make it an agricultural state, agriculture still prevails and has a large impact on its economy. The majority of the farmland in the state is dedicated to pastureland and in total, Utah sold $1.3 billion of Livestock, Poultry and products as of the last USDA Census of Ag. The top crops in Utah are Hay, Wheat, Corn, Cherries, Barley, and Safflower. There are a total of 18,409 farms in Utah spread across 10.8 million acres with an average size of 587 acres.
Over the last 20 years, the price of farmland per acre in the utah has risen by an average of 2.8% per year to $3,970 per acre as of 2019. This represents an increase of $1,350 per acre of farmland over this time period.
The values shown here only represent farmland appreciation. To view total farmland returns, including cash rent and land appreciation, see the Farmland Returns section.
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