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Flax -- United States: 1866 - present

Year
State
Planted
Harvested
Yield per harvested acre
Production
Price per unit
Value of production
 
 
1000 acres
1000 acres
bushels
1000 bushels
dols / bu
1000 dollars
2008
US
340
333
   2007
US
354
  349
  16.9
5904
  13.00   76726
   2006
US
813
  767
14.4
  11019
  5.80
63961
2005
US    
983
955
20.6
19695
5.90
116305
2004
US    
523
511
20.3
10471
8.07
83767
2003
US    
595
588
17.9
10516
5.88
61900
2002
US    
784
703
16.9
11863
5.77
68564
2001
US    
585
578
19.8
11455
4.29
49004
2000
US    
536
517
20.8
10730
3.3
35569
1999
US    
387
381
20.6
7864
3.79
30098
1998
US    
336
329
20.4
6708
5.05
33809
1997
US    
151
146
16.6
2420
5.81
14046
1996
US    
96
92
17.4
1602
6.37
10197
1995
US    
165
147
15
2212
5.2
11481
1994
US    
178
171
17.1
2922
4.63
13590
1993
US    
206
191
18.2
3482
4.25
14857
1992
US    
171
165
19.9
3288
4.12
13543
1991
US    
356
342
18.1
6200
3.52
21845
1990
US    
260
253
15.1
3812
5.27
20108
1989
US    
195
163
7.5
1215
7.2
8724
1988
US    
275
226
7.1
1615
7.56
12200
1987
US    
470
463
16.1
7444
3.39
25188
1986
US    
720
683
16.9
11538
3.47
no data
1985
US    
620
584
14.2
8293
5.05
no data
1984
US    
555
538
13.1
7022
6.09
no data
1983
US    
605
580
11.9
6903
6.84
no data
1982
US    
780
735
14
10278
5.17
no data
1981
US    
605
577
12.6
7289
6.67
no data
1980
US    
759
663
11.7
7728
7.21
no data
1979
US    
922
878
13.7
12014
6.01
no data
1978
US    
710
687
12.5
8614
5.74
no data
1977
US    
1330
1239
11.5
14280
4.54
no data
1976
US    
1045
955
7.9
7580
7.08
no data
1975
US    
1621
1511
10.3
15553
6.57
no data
1974
US    
1742
1659
8.5
14083
9.67
no data
1973
US    
1749
1700
9.7
16408
7.56
no data
1972
US    
1189
1149
12.1
13883
3.1
no data
1971
US    
1627
1545
11.8
18198
2.38
no data
1970
US    
2950
2836
10.4
29416
2.4
no data
1969
US    
2661
2605
13.4
34929
2.65
no data
1968
US    
2177
2092
12.9
26983
2.81
no data
1967
US    
2061
1975
10.1
20036
2.95
no data
1966
US    
2679
2576
9.1
23390
2.89
no data
1965
US    
2868
2775
12.8
35402
2.8
no data
1964
US    
2965
2825
8.6
24401
2.82
no data
1963
US    
3379
3172
9.8
31041
2.76
no data
1962
US    
3102
2808
11.5
32230
2.83
no data
1961
US    
2975
2514
8.8
22178
3.26
no data
1960
US    
3437
3342
9.1
30402
2.65
no data
1959
US    
3268
2932
7.2
21237
3
no data
1958
US    
3862
3679
10.2
37409
2.69
no data
1957
US    
5481
4793
5.2
25113
2.94
no data
1956
US    
5786
5473
8.6
47037
2.99
no data
1955
US    
5148
4914
8.2
40415
2.9
no data
1954
US    
5947
5663
7.3
41274
3.05
no data
1953
US    
4759
4570
8.2
37656
3.64
136,926
1952
US    
3444
3303
9.1
30174
3.73
112,458
1951
US    
4116
3904
8.9
34696
3.71
128,841
1950
US    
4274
4090
9.8
40236
3.34
134,531
1949
US    
5348
5048
8.5
42976
3.63
156,073
1948
US    
5121
4973
11
54803
5.71
312,975
1947
US    
4264
4129
9.8
40618
6.15
249,843
1946
US    
2641
2432
9.3
22588
4.04
91,153
1945
US    
3953
3785
9.1
34557
2.89
99,912
1944
US    
2887
2610
8.3
21665
2.91
62,941
1943
US    
6182
5691
8.8
50009
2.83
141,554
1942
US    
4698
4408
9.3
40976
2.36
96,560
1941
US    
3462
3266
9.8
32133
1.79
57,182
1940
US    
3364
3182
9.7
30924
1.42
43,793
1939
US    
2339
2171
9
19606
1.46
28,692
1938
US    
1032
905
8.9
8032
1.59
12,783
1937
US    
1330
927
7.6
7070
1.87
13,196
1936
US    
2572
1125
4.7
5331
1.9
10,112
1935
US    
2419
2126
7
14914
1.42
21,181
1934
US    
1609
1002
5.7
5719
1.7
9,732
1933
US    
1837
1341
5.1
6904
1.63
11,230
1932
US    
2720
1988
5.8
11511
0.88
10,149
1931
US    
3773
2431
4.8
11755
1.17
13,715
1930
US    
4481
3780
5.7
21673
1.61
34,950
1929
US    
3386
3049
5.2
15924
2.81
44,777
1928
US    
2702
2611
7.3
19118
1.94
37,076
1927
US    
2819
2763
9.1
25174
1.93
48,468
1926
US    
2923
2736
6.8
18531
2.03
37,652
1925
US    
3100
3022
7.4
22334
2.26
50,577
1924
US    
3570
3535
8.8
31220
2.18
68,022
1923
US    
2045
2015
8.2
16563
2.12
35,196
1922
US    
1125
1113
9.5
10520
2.08
21,894
1921
US    
1180
1143
7.1
8107
1.66
13,418
1920
US    
1745
1647
6.6
10900
2.33
25,368
1919
US    
1600
1293
5.2
6770
4.41
29,834
1918
US    
no data
1783
7.2
12779
3.58
45,681
1917
US    
no data
1881
4.5
8402
3.11
26,155
1916
US    
no data
1298
9.1
11829
2.31
27,321
1915
US    
no data
1116
10.1
11270
1.68
18,918
1914
US    
no data
1561
8.3
12940
1.31
16,909
1913
US    
no data
1954
7.7
15099
1.23
18,638
1912
US    
no data
2941
9.6
28139
1.29
36,205
1911
US    
no data
2631
7
18537
1.97
36,551
1910
US    
no data
2222
5.1
11384
2.26
25,893
1909
US    
no data
2081
9.4
19511
1.42
27,755
1908
US    
no data
2351
8.8
20627
1.16
23,871
1907
US    
no data
2699
8.8
23793
0.96
22,742
1906
US    
no data
2568
10.8
27635
1.02
28,049
1905
US    
no data
2439
11.8
28692
0.84
24,190
1904
US    
no data
2092
10.8
22625
0.99
22,459
1903
US    
no data
3180
8
25360
0.81
20,617
1902
US    
no data
3878
9.3
36080
1.05
37,919
1901
US    
no data
3173
8.7
27605
no data
no data
1900
US    
no data
2762
5.8
16017
no data
no data
1899
US    
no data
2102
9.5
19969
no data
no data
1898
US    
no data
1889
9.8
18516
no data
no data
1897
US    
no data
1365
9.7
13238
no data
no data
1896
US    
no data
1848
9.6
17738
no data
no data
1895
US    
no data
2039
10.5
21414
no data
no data
1894
US    
no data
1457
7.2
10490
no data
no data
1893
US    
no data
1287
8.1
10421
no data
no data
1892
US    
no data
1423
8.3
11807
no data
no data
1891
US    
no data
2040
8.2
16732
no data
no data
1890
US    
no data
2283
8.4
19176
no data
no data
1889
US    
no data
1344
7.9
10614
no data
no data
1888
US    
no data
no data
no data
10000
no data
no data
1887
US    
no data
no data
no data
9800
no data
no data
1886
US    
no data
no data
no data
10000
no data
no data
1885
US    
no data
no data
no data
9300
no data
no data
1884
US    
no data
no data
no data
9500
no data
no data
1883
US    
no data
no data
no data
8600
no data
no data
1882
US    
no data
no data
no data
8600
no data
no data
1881
US    
no data
no data
no data
7800
no data
no data
1880
US    
no data
no data
no data
7500
no data
no data
1879
US    
no data
no data
no data
7171
no data
no data
1878
US    
no data
no data
no data
7000
no data
no data
1877
US    
no data
no data
no data
7000
no data
no data
1876
US    
no data
no data
no data
5800
no data
no data
1875
US    
no data
no data
no data
5400
no data
no data
1874
US    
no data
no data
no data
5400
no data
no data
1873
US    
no data
no data
no data
4800
no data
no data
1872
US    
no data
no data
no data
3400
no data
no data
1871
US    
no data
no data
no data
2800
no data
no data
1870
US    
no data
no data
no data
2400
no data
no data
1869
US    
no data
no data
no data
2100
no data
no data
1868
US    
no data
no data
no data
2000
no data
no data
1867
US    
no data
no data
no data
1900
no data
no data
1866
US    
no data
no data
no data
1800
no data
no data
Most data from USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service field crops database available from the NASS Statistics by Subject page.

 

 

Kathie Richardson
NDSU Library
Fargo, ND 58105
701-231-8879

Last updated: 12/09/2008

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