TABLE 1 Agricultural Production in the United States, 1988 (million metric tons)

 

Production

Consumption

Commodity

Raw

Finished

Exports

Imports

Raw

Finished

Beef and veal

17.82

10.88

0.31

1.09

11.62

11.20

Lamb and mutton

0.32

0.15

0.00

0.02

0.18

0.18

Pork

9.91

7.11

0.09

0.52

7.51

4.87

Poultrya

12.95

 

 

 

 

6.37

Eggsb

4.44

 

 

 

 

3.86

Dairy products

65.86

64.41

 

 

 

64.41

Subtotal

111.30

 

2.77

1.26

 

59.90

Food grainsc

56.55

 

44.26

 

35.40d

17.37

Feeds and fodders

 

 

11.37

 

 

 

Feed grains and productse

147.06

 

55.21

 

 

 

Oilseeds and productsf

49.16

 

26.90

 

 

 

Hay

114.31

 

 

 

 

 

Sugar cane

27.13

2.88

 

1.21

 

3.40

Sugar beets

22.51

2.97

 

 

 

3.40

Other field productsg

5.03

 

1.57

 

 

3.46

Corn syrup

 

 

 

7.64

 

 

Subtotal

421.75

139.31

 

 

 

35.27

Vegetables

25.14

 

 

 

 

22.27

Potatoes

16.17

 

 

 

 

14.77

Fruits

25.60

 

 

 

 

11.51

Nuts

0.55

 

 

 

 

 

Fruits, nuts, and vegetables

4.06

6.74

 

 

Coffee, cocoa

 

 

1.48

 

 

3.40

Subtotal

67.47

 

4.06

8.21

 

51.94

Fish

3.26

 

0.48

3.37

4.77

1.40

Vegetable oils

 

6.40

1.30

1.35

 

6.66

SUMMARY

Animal products

111.30

 

2.77

1.26

 

90.87

Field products

421.75

 

139.31

 

 

35.27

Vegetable products

67.47

 

4.06

8.21

 

51.94

Fishery products

3.26

 

0.48

3.37

 

1.40

Vegetable oils

6.40

 

1.30

1.35

4.77

6.66

TOTAL

603.71

 

147.92

14.19

 

186.15

a Poultry conversion at $0.33/lb.

b Egg conversion at 0.77 kg/dozen.

c Food grains = wheat, rice, rye.

d The difference in consumption of raw and finished food grains is used for beer and distilled spirits.

e Feed grains and products = corn and sorghum for grain, barley, oats.

f Oil seeds and products = soy beans, peanuts, cottonseed, flax seed.

g Other field products = dry beans and peas, cotton lint, tobacco.

NOTE: Table does not display stock changes, particularly large in 1988.

SOURCES: Bureau of the Census (1990, 1991) and United States Department of Agriculture (1990, 1991).



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