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Flax -- North Dakota: 1889 - present

*2008 estimates from NASS North Dakota Field Office News Release Jan 12, 2009 "2008 annual Crop Production summary"

Year
State
Planted
Harvested
Yield per harvested acre
Production
Price per unit
Value of production
Value per harvested acre
 
 
1000 acres
1000 acres
bushels
1000 bushels
dols / bu
1000 dollars
*2008
ND
323
17.0 5490      
2007
     ND
320
317
17.5 5548
13.00
72124
no data
2006
ND    
750
715
14.5
10368
5.80
60134
no data
2005
ND    
890
865
21
18165
5.90
107174
no data
2004
ND    
490
480
20.5
9840
8.05
79212
no data
2003
ND    
560
550
18
9900
5.88
57420
104.4
2002
ND    
750
680
17
11560
5.77
66,701
98.09
2001
ND    
550
545
20
10900
4.29
46761
85.8
2000
ND    
490
475
21
9975
3.31
33017
69.51
1999
ND    
330
327
21
6867
3.79
26026
79.59
1998
ND    
280
277
21
5817
5.05
29376
106.05
1997
ND    
125
121
16.5
1997
5.81
11603
95.89
1996
ND    
80
77
18
1386
6.38
8843
114.84
1995
ND    
130
115
15
1725
5.2
8970
78
1994
ND    
145
140
17.5
2450
4.63
11344
81.03
1993
ND    
165
156
18.5
2886
4.26
12294
1992
ND    
145
140
19.5
2730
4.11
11220
1991
ND    
280
270
18
4860
3.52
17107
1990
ND    
220
215
14.5
3118
5.21
16245
1989
ND    
170
140
7
980
7.25
7105
1988
ND    
220
185
7
1295
7.54
9764
1987
ND    
400
395
16.5
6518
3.39
22096
1986
ND    
575
545
17.5
9538
3.45
32906
1985
ND    
460
445
13.5
6008
5
30040
1984
ND    
400
390
12.5
4875
6.07
29591
1983
ND    
410
400
11.5
4600
6.83
31418
1982
ND    
460
435
13.5
5873
5.14
30187
1981
ND    
330
320
12.5
4000
6.57
26280
1980
ND    
330
270
10
2700
7.18
19386
1979
ND    
480
460
13
5980
5.76
34445
1978
ND    
360
350
11.5
4025
5.84
23506
1977
ND    
750
700
10
7000
4.64
32480
1976
ND    
495
470
8
3760
7.18
26997
1975
ND    
815
770
10
7700
6.51
50127
1974
ND    
886
836
8
6688
9.6
64205
1973
ND    
977
947
8
7576
7.62
57729
1972
ND    
625
610
12
7320
3.13
22912
1971
ND    
895
861
10.5
9041
2.32
20975
1970
ND    
1711
1644
10
16440
2.36
38798
1969
ND    
1507
1475
12.5
18438
2.62
48308
1968
ND    
1190
1155
12
13860
2.78
38531
1967
ND    
1202
1144
8.2
9381
2.9
27205
1966
ND    
1521
1467
9
13203
2.87
37893
1965
ND    
1690
1630
12
19560
2.77
54181
1964
ND    
1760
1680
8
13440
2.82
37901
1963
ND    
1893
1806
9.1
16435
2.73
44868
1962
ND    
1705
1627
12
19524
2.78
54277
1961
ND    
1672
1271
6.5
8262
3.2
26438
1960
ND    
2014
1955
7.7
15054
2.55
38388
1959
ND    
2014
1777
5.7
10129
3.01
30488
1958
ND    
2518
2369
8.2
19426
2.64
51285
1957
ND    
3649
3290
4.4
14476
2.9
41980
1956
ND    
3613
3500
8.2
28700
2.96
84952
1955
ND    
3226
3125
7.6
23750
2.88
68400
1954
ND    
3507
3360
7
23520
3.02
71030
1953
ND    
2579
2489
7.7
19165
3.62
69377
1952
ND    
1602
1527
8
12216
3.64
44466
1951
ND    
1978
1909
8.5
16226
3.66
59387
1950
ND    
1978
1909
9
17181
3.26
56010
1949
ND    
2018
1928
7
13496
3.56
48046
1948
ND    
1818
1753
9.5
16654
5.58
92929
1947
ND    
1567
1524
8
12192
6.18
75347
1946
ND    
866
762
6.5
4953
4.39
21744
1945
ND    
1574
1525
8
12200
2.84
34648
1944
ND    
865
802
8.2
6576
2.84
18676
1943
ND    
2110
1955
7.5
14662
2.78
40760
1942
ND    
1426
1312
7
9184
2.27
20848
1941
ND    
801
741
6.4
4742
1.73
8204
1940
ND    
679
612
6
3672
1.32
4847
1939
ND    
404
329
5.1
1678
1.45
2433
1938
ND    
340
250
5
1250
1.52
1900
1937
ND    
596
278
5.3
1473
1.81
2666
1936
ND    
1324
214
2.7
578
1.82
1052
1935
ND    
1187
1021
5.5
5616
1.39
7806
1934
ND    
613
239
3.8
908
1.66
1507
1933
ND    
715
465
3.6
1674
1.59
2662
1932
ND    
1320
831
3.6
2992
0.87
2603
1931
ND    
1860
1066
3.8
4051
1.12
4537
1930
ND    
2150
1720
4.8
8256
1.61
13292
1929
ND    
1580
1421
4.5
6394
2.85
18223
1928
ND    
1085
1085
7.4
8029
1.94
15576
1927
ND    
1294
1242
8.4
10433
1.91
19927
1926
ND    
1320
1280
5.8
7424
2
14848
1925
ND    
1503
1461
6.7
9789
2.26
22123
1924
ND    
1972
1948
8.2
15974
2.19
34983
1923
ND    
1072
1050
7.5
7875
2.12
16695
1922
ND    
525
521
9.5
4950
2.09
10346
1921
ND    
443
430
6.3
2709
1.64
4443
1920
ND    
818
761
5.4
4109
2.29
9410
1919
ND    
no data
650
4.6
2990
4.42
13216
1918
ND    
no data
800
7
5600
3.59
20104
1917
ND    
no data
960
4
3840
3.15
12096
1916
ND    
no data
650
9.5
6175
2.32
14326
1915
ND    
no data
540
10
5400
1.71
9234
1914
ND    
no data
850
8.5
7225
1.31
9465
1913
ND    
no data
970
7.5
7275
1.25
9094
1912
ND    
no data
1780
9.5
16910
1.27
21476
1911
ND    
no data
1360
7.5
10200
1.98
20196
1910
ND    
no data
1060
4
4240
2.32
9837
1909
ND    
no data
1068
9.6
10253
1.44
14764
1908
ND    
no data
1340
8
10720
1.18
12650
1907
ND    
no data
1660
8.5
14110
0.96
13546
1906
ND    
no data
1560
11
17160
1.02
17503
1905
ND    
no data
1470
12.5
18375
0.84
15435
1904
ND    
no data
1050
11
11550
0.99
11434
1903
ND    
no data
1890
8
15120
0.81
12247
1902
ND    
no data
2240
9.5
21280
1.03
21918
1901
ND    
no data
1590
9
14310
no data
no data
1900
ND    
no data
1300
4
5200
no data
no data
1899
ND    
no data
775
10
7750
no data
no data
1898
ND    
no data
510
10
5100
no data
no data
1897
ND    
no data
255
9.5
2422
no data
no data
1896
ND    
no data
315
9.5
2992
no data
no data
1895
ND    
no data
350
14
4900
no data
no data
1894
ND    
no data
116
6
696
no data
no data
1893
ND    
no data
67
6.5
436
no data
no data
1892
ND    
no data
35
9.5
332
no data
no data
1891
ND    
no data
124
8
992
no data
no data
1890
ND    
no data
139
4.5
626
no data
no data
1889
ND    
no data
57
4
228
no data
no data
Most data from USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service field crops database available from the NASS Statistics by Subject page.
Data corrected and amended from North Dakota Agricultural Statistics http://www.nass.usda.gov/nd/flax73.pdf

 

 

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

Last updated: 12.01.2009

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