2014 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW
 Washington
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Aug/02/2015

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation401
Farm Operations - Number of Operations36,700
Farm Operations - Acres Operated14,700,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )198,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )277,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )1,150,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )210,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )21,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )7,200
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )52,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2014 )(D)

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head24,117
Milk - Production, Measured in $1,626,248,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb6,584,000,000

Crops - Planted, Harvested, Yield, Production, Price (MYA), Value of Production
Sorted by Value of Production in Dollars
CommodityPlanted All Purpose AcresHarvested AcresYieldProductionPrice per UnitValue of Production in Dollars
APPLES
APPLES, UTILIZED7,100,000,000 LB1,895,887,000
APPLES, FRESH MARKET5,950,000,000 LB0.309 $ / LB1,838,550,000
APPLES, PROCESSING1,150,000,000 LB99.7 $ / TON57,337,000
APPLES, PROCESSING, JUICE670,000,000 LB46.9 $ / TON
APPLES, PROCESSING, CANNED190,000,000 LB129 $ / TON
APPLES148,00049,300 LB / ACRE7,300,000,000 LB0.267 $ / LB
APPLES, NOT SOLD200,000,000 LB
POTATOES
POTATOES, FALL165,000165,000615 CWT / ACRE101,475,000 CWT7.2 $ / CWT730,620,000
POTATOES165,000165,000615 CWT / ACRE101,475,000 CWT7.2 $ / CWT730,620,000
HAY
HAY870,0003.72 TONS / ACRE3,234,000 TONS221 $ / TON720,678,000
HAY, ALFALFA420,0004.7 TONS / ACRE1,974,000 TONS217 $ / TON428,358,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)450,0002.8 TONS / ACRE1,260,000 TONS232 $ / TON292,320,000
WHEAT
WHEAT2,320,0002,250,00048.2 BU / ACRE108,460,000 BU6.6 $ / BU719,270,000
WHEAT, WINTER1,700,0001,640,00052 BU / ACRE85,280,000 BU6.45 $ / BU550,056,000
WHEAT, SPRING, (EXCL DURUM)620,000610,00038 BU / ACRE23,180,000 BU7.3 $ / BU169,214,000
CHERRIES
CHERRIES, SWEET, UTILIZED237,000 TONS502,370,000
CHERRIES, SWEET, FRESH MARKET193,000 TONS2,490 $ / TON480,570,000
CHERRIES, SWEET, PROCESSING44,000 TONS495 $ / TON21,800,000
CHERRIES, TART, UTILIZED24,300,000 LB7,290,000
CHERRIES, SWEET, PROCESSING, OTHER25,500 TONS
CHERRIES, SWEET, PROCESSING, CANNED2,000 TONS1,300 $ / TON
CHERRIES, SWEET, PROCESSING, BRINED16,500 TONS360 $ / TON
CHERRIES, TART2,10011,600 LB / ACRE24,300,000 LB0.3 $ / LB
CHERRIES, SWEET35,0006.77 TONS / ACRE237,000 TONS2,120 $ / TON
CHERRIES, SWEET, PROCESSING, (EXCL CANNED & BRINED)520 $ / TON
CHERRIES, TART, FRESH MARKET(D) LB(D) $ / LB(D)
CHERRIES, TART, PROCESSING(D) LB(D) $ / LB(D)
GRAPES
GRAPES, UTILIZED512,000 TONS301,845,000
GRAPES, PROCESSING512,000 TONS590 $ / TON301,845,000
GRAPES, WINE TYPE, PROCESSING227,000 TONS1,110 $ / TON251,970,000
GRAPES, WINE TYPE, UTILIZED251,970,000
GRAPES, JUICE TYPE, UTILIZED285,000 TONS49,875,000
GRAPES, JUICE TYPE, PROCESSING285,000 TONS175 $ / TON49,875,000
GRAPES, PROCESSING, JUICE285,000 TONS175 $ / TON
GRAPES, PROCESSING, WINE227,000 TONS1,110 $ / TON
GRAPES, NIAGARA, PROCESSING25,000 TONS
GRAPES, JUICE TYPE, CONCORD, PROCESSING260,000 TONS
GRAPES, WINE TYPE48,0004.73 TONS / ACRE227,000 TONS1,110 $ / TON
GRAPES72,0007.11 TONS / ACRE512,000 TONS590 $ / TON
GRAPES, JUICE TYPE24,00011.9 TONS / ACRE285,000 TONS175 $ / TON
PEARS
PEARS, UTILIZED416,000 TONS233,824,000
PEARS, (EXCL BARTLETT), UTILIZED235,000 TONS147,525,000
PEARS, BARTLETT, UTILIZED181,000 TONS86,299,000
PEARS, BARTLETT, FRESH MARKET76,000 TONS733 $ / TON55,708,000
PEARS, BARTLETT, PROCESSING, (EXCL DRIED)291 $ / TON30,591,000
PEARS, PROCESSING(D) TONS(D) $ / TON
PEARS, BARTLETT, PROCESSING105,000 TONS
PEARS, (EXCL BARTLETT), PROCESSING(D) TONS
PEARS, (EXCL BARTLETT)12,50018.8 TONS / ACRE235,000 TONS628 $ / TON
PEARS, BARTLETT8,80020.6 TONS / ACRE181,000 TONS477 $ / TON
PEARS21,30019.5 TONS / ACRE416,000 TONS562 $ / TON
PEARS, (EXCL BARTLETT), FRESH MARKET(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
PEARS, FRESH MARKET(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
PEARS, PROCESSING, (EXCL DRIED)(D) $ / TON(D)
PEARS, (EXCL BARTLETT), PROCESSING, (EXCL DRIED)(D) $ / TON(D)
HOPS
HOPS28,8581,936 LB / ACRE55,861,100 LB3.89 $ / LB217,300,000
CORN
CORN, GRAIN110,000215 BU / ACRE23,650,000 BU5.1 $ / BU120,615,000
CORN, SILAGE105,00028 TONS / ACRE2,940,000 TONS
CORN215,000
BLUEBERRIES
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, UTILIZED10,400 LB / ACRE94,600,000 LB112,638,000
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, FRESH MARKET31,600,000 LB1.83 $ / LB57,828,000
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, PROCESSING63,000,000 LB0.87 $ / LB54,810,000
BLUEBERRIES, TAME9,10094,600,000 LB1.19 $ / LB
ONIONS
ONIONS, DRY, SUMMER, STORAGE20,00020,000650 CWT / ACRE13,000,000 CWT8.9 $ / CWT106,444,000
ONIONS, DRY, SUMMER, NON-STORAGE2,0002,000400 CWT / ACRE800,000 CWT34.6 $ / CWT27,680,000
SWEET CORN
SWEET CORN, PROCESSING69,60069,4009.98 TONS / ACRE692,600 TONS108 $ / TON74,693,000
SWEET CORN, FRESH MARKET11,60011,500158 CWT / ACRE1,817,000 CWT27 $ / CWT49,059,000
BEANS
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE130,000129,0001,500 LB / ACRE1,935,000 CWT32.1 $ / CWT62,114,000
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, OTHER9,8009,8002,440 LB / ACRE239,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, BLACK5,0005,0002,460 LB / ACRE123,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, CHICKPEAS, SMALL22,00022,0001,180 LB / ACRE260,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, CHICKPEAS, LARGE68,00067,0001,140 LB / ACRE764,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, DARK, RED, KIDNEY3,5003,5002,090 LB / ACRE73,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, LIGHT, RED, KIDNEY3,6003,6001,940 LB / ACRE70,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, PINK1,0001,0002,700 LB / ACRE27,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, SMALL, RED4,0004,0002,200 LB / ACRE88,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, NAVY1,1001,1002,360 LB / ACRE26,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, CHICKPEAS90,00089,0001,150 LB / ACRE1,024,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, PINTO12,00012,0002,210 LB / ACRE265,000 CWT
RASPBERRIES
RASPBERRIES, UTILIZED7,390 LB / ACRE72,810,000 LB57,921,000
RASPBERRIES, RED, UTILIZED7,480 LB / ACRE72,600,000 LB57,687,000
RASPBERRIES, PROCESSING71,870,000 LB0.784 $ / LB56,317,000
RASPBERRIES, RED, PROCESSING71,700,000 LB0.784 $ / LB56,184,000
RASPBERRIES, FRESH MARKET940,000 LB1.71 $ / LB1,604,000
RASPBERRIES, RED, FRESH MARKET900,000 LB1.67 $ / LB1,503,000
RASPBERRIES, BLACK, UTILIZED1,400 LB / ACRE210,000 LB234,000
RASPBERRIES, BLACK, PROCESSING170,000 LB0.782 $ / LB133,000
RASPBERRIES, BLACK, FRESH MARKET40,000 LB2.53 $ / LB101,000
RASPBERRIES, NOT SOLD30,000 LB
RASPBERRIES, RED, NOT SOLD30,000 LB
RASPBERRIES, NOT HARVESTED150,000 LB
RASPBERRIES9,85072,990,000 LB0.796 $ / LB
RASPBERRIES, BLACK150210,000 LB1.11 $ / LB
RASPBERRIES, RED9,70072,780,000 LB0.795 $ / LB
RASPBERRIES, RED, NOT HARVESTED150,000 LB
MINT
MINT, SPEARMINT, OIL15,000129 LB / ACRE1,938,000 LB18.8 $ / LB36,411,000
MINT, PEPPERMINT, OIL15,000100 LB / ACRE1,500,000 LB21 $ / LB31,500,000
MINT, SPEARMINT, NATIVE, OIL8,500140 LB / ACRE1,190,000 LB17.9 $ / LB21,301,000
MINT, SPEARMINT, SCOTCH, OIL6,500115 LB / ACRE748,000 LB20.2 $ / LB15,110,000
PEAS
PEAS, GREEN, PROCESSING40,80040,5002.92 TONS / ACRE118,440 TONS249 $ / TON29,433,000
PEAS, DRY EDIBLE90,00088,0001,900 LB / ACRE1,672,000 CWT15.4 $ / CWT25,749,000
PEAS, WRINKLED SEED480,000 CWT25.5 $ / CWT12,240,000
BARLEY
BARLEY115,000105,00060 BU / ACRE6,300,000 BU3.25 $ / BU20,475,000
LENTILS
LENTILS51,00050,0001,100 LB / ACRE550,000 CWT30.1 $ / CWT16,555,000
ASPARAGUS
ASPARAGUS4,0003,80048 CWT / ACRE182,000 CWT75.4 $ / CWT13,721,000
STRAWBERRIES
STRAWBERRIES1,3001,10090 CWT / ACRE99,000 CWT112 $ / CWT11,093,000
STRAWBERRIES, FRESH MARKET(D) CWT(D) $ / CWT(D)
STRAWBERRIES, PROCESSING(D) CWT(D) $ / CWT(D)
PEACHES
PEACHES, UTILIZED12,500 TONS10,855,000
PEACHES2,4005.21 TONS / ACRE12,500 TONS868 $ / TON
CANOLA
CANOLA51,00047,0001,200 LB / ACRE56,400,000 LB18.4 $ / CWT10,378,000
NECTARINES
NECTARINES, UTILIZED12,300 TONS10,215,000
NECTARINES1,6007.69 TONS / ACRE12,300 TONS830 $ / TON
NECTARINES, FRESH MARKET(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
NECTARINES, PROCESSING(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
APRICOTS
APRICOTS, UTILIZED9,300 TONS9,721,000
APRICOTS1,2007.75 TONS / ACRE9,300 TONS1,050 $ / TON
APRICOTS, FRESH MARKET(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
APRICOTS, PROCESSING, (EXCL DRIED)(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
CRANBERRIES
CRANBERRIES, UTILIZED97.5 BARRELS / ACRE156,000 BARRELS6,959,000
CRANBERRIES1,600156,000 BARRELS44.6 $ / BARREL
CRANBERRIES, FRESH MARKET55,000 BARRELS(D) $ / BARREL(D)
CRANBERRIES, PROCESSING101,000 BARRELS(D) $ / BARREL(D)
PLUMS & PRUNES
PLUMS & PRUNES4006.75 TONS / ACRE2,700 TONS652 $ / TON1,760,000
PLUMS & PRUNES, UTILIZED2,700 TONS
PLUMS & PRUNES, FRESH MARKET(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
PLUMS & PRUNES, PROCESSING(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
OATS
OATS25,0005,00070 BU / ACRE350,000 BU2.55 $ / BU893,000
HAYLAGE
HAYLAGE, ALFALFA23,0007.9 TONS / ACRE182,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)80,0007.2 TONS / ACRE576,000 TONS
HAYLAGE103,0007.36 TONS / ACRE758,000 TONS
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA65,000430,0004.8 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS2,064,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)500,0003.09 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS1,545,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
HAY & HAYLAGE930,0003.88 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS3,609,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
MUSHROOMS
MUSHROOMS, AGARICUS, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / LB
MUSHROOMS, AGARICUS, PROCESSING(D) $ / LB
MUSHROOMS, AGARICUS(D) LB / SQ FT(D) $ / LB
CARROTS
CARROTS, PROCESSING(D)(D)(D) TONS / ACRE(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
(NA) Not Available
(D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations
(S) Insufficient number of reports to establish an estimate
(X) Not Applicable
(Z) Less than half the rounding unit

Census State Profile: Washington

Ranked Items Within The U.S., 2012
ItemQuantityU.S. RankUniverse 1
MARKET VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS SOLD ($1,000)
Total value of agricultural products sold9,120,7491750
   Value of crops, including nursery and greenhouse 6,492,0421150
   Value of livestock, poultry, and their products2,628,7082550
 
VALUE OF SALES BY COMMODITY GROUP ($1,000)
Grains, oilseeds, dry beans, and dry peas1,473,5742150
Tobacco--19
Cotton and cottonseed--17
Vegetables, melons, potatoes and sweet potatoes1,064,081350
Fruit, tree nuts, and berries2,931,370250
Nursery, greenhouse, floriculture and sod333,2521150
Cut Christmas trees and short rotation woody crops18,925549
Other crops and hay670,840850
Poultry and eggs261,9922650
Cattle and calves994,8351750
Milk from cows1,136,8561050
Hogs and pigs4,5423450
Sheep, goats, wool, mohair, and milk9,6052650
Horses, ponies, mules, burros, and donkeys17,8992350
Aquaculture187,222150
Other animals and other animal products15,7582350
 
TOP CROP ITEMS (acres)
Wheat for grain, all2,186,813749
Winter wheat for grain1,669,175648
Forage-land used for all hay and haylage, grass silage, and greenchop748,9092750
Spring wheat for grain514,374529
Vegetables harvested, all351,639350
 
TOP LIVESTOCK INVENTORY ITEMS (number)
Broilers and other meat-type chickens7,511,0652350
Layers7,236,1281650
Pullets for laying flock replacement1,980,8181650
Cattle and calves1,162,7922750
Colonies of bees96,685950

Other State Highlights, 2012
Economic Characteristics Quantity
Farm by value of sales
   Less than $1,00012,513
   $1,000 to $2,4994,387
   $2,500 to $4,9994,084
   $5,000 to $9,9993,542
   $10,000 to $19,9992,658
   $20,000 to $24,999740
   $25,000 to $39,9991,220
   $40,000 to $49,999623
   $50,000 to $99,9991,380
   $100,000 to $249,9992,081
   $250,000 to $499,9991,286
   $500,000 or more2,735
  
Total farm production expenses ($1,000)7,839,554
   Average per farm ($)210,463
  
Net cash farm income of the operations ($1,000)1,752,459
   Average per farm ($)47,047
Operator Characteristics Quantity
Principal operators by primary occupation
   Farming17,650
   Other19,599
 
Principal operators by sex
   Male29,730
   Female7,519
  
Average age of principal operator58.8
 
All operators by race 2
   American Indian or Alaska Native732
   Asian804
   Black or African American96
   Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander70
   White57,631
   More than one race451
  
All operators of Spanish, Hispanic or Latino Origin 22,981

Note: See "Census of Agriculture, Volume 1, Geographic Area Series" for complete footnotes, explanations, definitions, and methodology.
   1 Universe is number of states in U.S. with item.
   2 Data were collected for a maximum of three operators per farm.
  (D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations.
   - Represents zero.