Missouri’s Top Commodities
Missouri agriculture continues be a great strength to the state’s economy. With nearly 100,000 farms located on more than 28 million acres, agriculture employs a quarter million Missourians.
According to the USDA Economic Research Service, Missouri’s top commodities include soybeans, cattle and calves, corn, hogs and broilers. Top agriculture exports include soybeans, corn, soybean meal, feeds and other feed grains, and pork.
Top Commodities & Exports
|Top 5 Agriculture Commodities, 2015||Farm receipts 1,000 dollars||Farm receipts percent of state||Farm receipts percent of U.S.|
|Cattle and calves||2,073,096||21.2||2.7|
|Top 5 Agriculture Exports, Estimates, 2015||Exports rank among states||Exports million dollars|
|Feeds and Other Feed Grains||10||386.4|
|Note: Feeds and other feed grains include processed feeds, fodder, barley, oats, rye, and sorghum.|
For more information regarding statistics about Missouri agriculture, visit USDA-ERS’ website.