Poultry & Eggs;
All Other Crops ;
Food Grains; 0.8%
Feed Crops; 31.5%
Indiana farmers received $10.6 billion in cash receipts from farm marketing’s in 2017, 6 percent
above 2016. Cash receipts from crops were up 4 percent, and receipts for livestock were 10 percent
above the previous year. Marketing’s of crops at $6.91 billion, accounted for 64. 9 percent of the total
cash receipts in 2017 while livestock receipts, at $3.73 billion, accounted for the remaining 35. 1
percent. In the previous year crop receipts accounted for 66. 3 percent and livestock 33. 7 percent of
total cash receipts.
Corn was the leading source of income for Indiana farmers in 2017 and amounted to $3.28 billion.
Soybeans were second at $3.08 billion and meat animals remained in third place with $1.62 billion.
Poultry and eggs was the fourth leading contributor with $1.18 billion and Dairy follows with $750
million. These five commodity groups accounted for almost 93 percent of the 2017 cash receipts.
2017 Indiana Cash Receipts
1 Includes fruits and nuts.