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VEGETABLES

Released: January 2007                                 Seasonal                                                              No. 984-1-07

2006 ANNUAL SUMMARY

The value of all New York vegetable production in 2006 totaled $376 million, according to Stephen Ropel, Director of  USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, New York Field Office, putting New York in fifth place in the nation.  New York rose in the ranks to fifth in the nation for the value of principal fresh market vegetables.

 

The value of the Empire State’s principal fresh market vegetables totaled $339 million this year.  Fresh market production in 2006 was estimated at 15.1 million hundredweight (cwt.). 

Processing vegetables were valued at $37.3 million in 2006 and production totaled 228 thousand tons.

Principal Vegetables for Fresh Market

New York, 2004-2006

 

Principal Vegetables for Processing

New York, 2004-2006

Year

Planted

Harvested

Production

Value

Year

Planted

Harvested

Production

Value

 

-- 1,000 acres --

1,000 cwt.

Million dollars

 

-- 1,000 acres --

1,000 tons

Million dollars

             

2004

80.6

77.6

14,921

281.5

2004

59.4

57.4

210.8

33.3

2005

81.2

76.7

13,988

289.4

2005

61.4

58.7

214.8

33.5

2006

82.4

75.0

15,065

338.6

2006

60.1

54.5

227.7

37.3

                   
   

New York Fresh Market Vegetables

Crop and Year

Planted

Harvested

Yield per acre

Production

Marketing year  average price

Value

   

Acres

Acres

Cwt.

1,000 cwt.

Dollars per cwt.

1,000 dollars

               

CAULIFLOWER

2004

  1,100

  1,000

  25

     25

36.80

     920

 

2005

  1,000

     900

115

   104

32.20

  3,349

 

2006

     930

     560

120

     67

42.00

  2,814

               

CUCUMBERS

2004

  4,700

  4,600

190

   874

27.60

24,122

 

2005

  4,700

  4,500

120

   540

28.30

15,282

 

2006

  4,500

  4,000

190

  760

34.70

26,372

               

SNAP BEANS  

2004

  7,900

  7,600

  25

   190

73.70

14,003

 

2005

  9,000

  8,100

  37

   300

76.80

23,040

 

2006

10,700

10,300

  57

   587

82.00

48,134

               

SWEET CORN

2004

29,000

28,000

100

2,800

21.40

59,920

 

2005

30,000

28,200

  95

2,679

22.60

60,545

 

2006

29,100

26,800

120

3,216

23.50

75,576

               

TOMATOES     

2004

  2,500

  2,400

150

   360

63.50

22,860

 

2005

  2,200

  2,000

180

   360

59.60

21,456

 

2006

  2,100

  2,000

200

   400

76.90

30,760

               

BELL PEPPERS

2004

     500

     490

230

   113

45.60

  5,153

 

2005

     600

     550

240

   132

50.40

  6,653

 

2006

     670

     660

180

   119

52.90

  6,295

               

EGGPLANT

2004

     400

     360

160

     58

44.60

  2,587

 

2005

     450

     420

180

     76

49.20

  3,720

 

2006

     420

     410

250

   103

42.30

  4,357

               

ENDIVE/ESCAROLE

2004

     230

     190

100

     19

38.60

     733

 

2005

     310

     300

150

     45

37.10

  1,770

 

2006

     300

     290

180

     52

40.30

  2,096

               

PUMPKINS

2004

  7,000

  6,300

130

   819

31.00

25,389

 

2005

  6,000

  5,300

150

   795

27.60

21,942

 

2006

  5,900

  5,500

145

   798

23.60

18,833

               

SPINACH

2004

     460

     370

  40

     15

61.60

     924

 

2005

     460

     370

  25

       9

48.50

     449

 

2006

     400

     310

  25

       8

42.50

     340

               

SQUASH

2004

  4,200

  4,100

230

   943

40.20

37,909

2005

  4,500

  4,300

185

   796

36.60

29,134

2006

  4,000

  3,600

210

   756

37.40

28,274

               

New York Fresh Market Vegetables

Crop and Year

Planted

Harvested

Yield

per acre

Production

Sales 1/

Marketing year

average price

Value

   

Acres

Acres

Cwt.

1,000 cwt.

1,000 cwt.

Dollars per cwt.

1,000 dollars

                 

CABBAGE

2004

10,700

10,600

350

3,710

3,306

12.80

42,317

 

2005

10,000

  9,800

470

4,606

4,103

15.90

66,637

 

2006

11,100

10,500

440

4,620

4,160

15.40

64,064

                 

ONIONS

2004

13,500

13,000

400

5,200

4,470

12.10

54,087

 

2005

13,800

13,600

280

3,808

3,158

15.20

48,002

 

2006

14,100

11,700

330

3,861

3,241

13.50

43,754

                 
1/ Excludes quantities lost from shrinkage and waste.

New York Processing Vegetables

Crop and Year

Planted

Harvested

Yield

per acre

Production

Marketing year average price

Value

   

Acres

Acres

Tons

Tons

Dollars per ton

1,000 dollars

               

BEETS FOR CANNING

2004

  4,100

  3,900

10.10

  39,390

  71.70

  2,824

 

2005

  2,200

  2,100

16.50

  35,290

  84.00

  2,964

 

2006

  2,300

  2,100

12.00

  25,100

  84.00

  2,108

               

CABBAGE FOR KRAUT

2004

  2,000

  2,000

  40.0

  80,000

  50.50

  4,040

 

2005

  2,200

  2,100

  35.9

  75,920

  50.80

  3,857

 

2006

  3,200

  3,000

  24.0

  72,250

  55.10

  3,981

               

GREEN PEAS

2004

19,000

18,000

  1.90

  34,250

343.00

11,747

 

2005

20,600

19,900

  1.49

  29,660

385.00

11,414

 

2006

19,500

17,400

  2.22

  38,700

345.00

13,361

               

SNAP BEANS

2004

20,900

20,400

  3.25

  66,310

195.00

12,953

 

2005

21,400

21,200

  3.25

  68,970

186.00

12,802

 

2006

22,200

19,900

  3.71

  73,730

204.00

15,064

               

SWEET CORN

2004

19,500

19,000

  5.80

110,200

  77.70

  8,563

 

2005

19,400

17,600

  6.60

116,160

  80.40

  9,339

 

2006

18,400

17,200

  6.70

115,240

  77.30

  8,908