Total value of U.S. agricultural exports from 2012 to 2020

Agricultural exports from the United States were valued at 135.5 billion U.S. dollars in 2019 and were expected to increase to 136.5 billion U.S. dollars by 2020.

Farms in the United States

There were just over two million farms in the United States as of 2018. In 2017 there were about 2.2 million farms in the United States and there has been a steady downward trend in the number of farms ever since. The vast majority of the farms in the United States are located in the state of Texas. Missouri came in second place among the leading ten states.

Major crops in the United States

The United States has a very diverse range of climates, physical terrains, and natural resources. As a result, the ecosystem of the United States can support a variety of different crops. In 2018, about 14.4 billion bushels of corn for grain were harvested in the United States. Soybeans are another major crop produced in the U.S., and one which has exhibited an upward trend in production volume over the last several years.

Total value of U.S. agricultural exports from 2012 to 2020

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United States

Survey time period

2012 to 2020

Special properties

Fiscal year ending September 30

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