University of Maryland Extension

Grain is the number one commodity grown in Maryland with major importance to the economy and land use. It encompasses almost a million acres in production and provides an invaluable feed source to livestock and poultry.

Commodity Planted Acres Production Value
Corn 440,000 62,320,000 bushels $236,816,000
Soybeans 520,000 20,600,000 bushels $173,040,000
Barley 50,000 2,415,000 bushels $6,521,000
Wheat 355,000 17,280,000 bushels $77,760,000

*Survey data from QuickStats as of Mar/23/2016, USDA

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