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VEGETABLE REPORT
January 2008

Seasonal
No. 984-1-8

2007 ANNUAL SUMMARY

The value of all New York vegetable production in 2007 totaled $436 million, according to Stephen Ropel, Director of USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, New York Field Office.  New York remained fifth in the nation for the value of principal fresh market vegetables.

The value of the Empire State’s principal fresh market vegetables totaled $397 million this year.  Fresh market production in 2007 was estimated at 17.5 million hundredweight (cwt.). 

Processing vegetables were valued at $39.3 million in 2007 and production totaled 221 thousand tons.

Principal Vegetables for Fresh Market

New York, 2005-2007

Year

 Planted

Harvested

Production

Value

 

-- 1,000 acres --

1,000 cwt

Million dollars

   

2005

83.0

78.3

14,200

302.0

2006

84.2

76.6

15,347

351.7

2007

88.0

83.2

17,511

396.7

Principal Vegetables for Processing

New York, 2005-2007

Year

Planted

Harvested

Production

Value

 

-- 1,000 acres --

1,000 tons

Million dollars

         

2005

65.8

62.9

326.0

40.4

2006

65.6

54.5

325.0

43.4

2007

71.4

63.3

316.6

45.6




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

2005

  1,000

     900

115

   104

32.20

  3,349

 

2006

     930

     560

120

     67

42.00

  2,814

 

2007

  1,000

     950

120

  114

34.10

  3,887

               

CUCUMBERS

2005

  4,700

  4,500

120

   540

28.30

15,282

 

2006

  4,500

  4,000

190

  760

34.70

26,372

 

2007

  5,400

  5,100

140

  714

34.30

24,490

               

SNAP BEANS     

2005

  9,000

  8,100

  37

   300

76.80

23,040

 

2006

10,700

10,300

  57

   587

82.00

48,134

 

2007

10,300

9,900

56

554

89.80

49,749

               

SWEET CORN

2005

30,000

28,200

  95

2,679

22.60

60,545

 

2006

29,100

26,800

120

3,216

23.50

75,576

 

2007

29,600

27,500

120

3,300

22.00

72,600

               

TOMATOES 

2005

  2,200

  2,000

180

   360

59.60

21,456

 

2006

  2,100

  2,000

200

   400

76.90

30,760

 

2007

  2,500

  2,400

180

   432

75.20

32,486

               

BELL PEPPERS

2005

600

550

240

132

50.40

6,653

 

2006

670

660

180

119

52.90

6,295

 

2007

720

710

190

135

46.20

6,237

               

EGGPLANT

2005

450

420

180

76

49.20

3,720

 

2006

420

410

250

103

42.30

4,357

 

2007

500

480

240

115

49.30

5,670

               

ENDIVE/ESCAROLE

2005

310

300

150

45

37.10

1,770

 

2006

300

290

180

52

40.30

2,096

 

2007

270

260

110

29

44.50

1,291

               

PUMPKINS

2005

6,000

5,300

150

795

27.60

21,942

 

2006

5,900

5,500

145

798

23.60

18,833

 

2007

7,000

6,400

180

1,152

19.70

22,694

               

SPINACH

2005

460

370

25

9

48.50

449

 

2006

400

310

25

8

42.50

340

 

2007

300

250

45

11

50.00

550

               

SQUASH

2005

4,500

4,300

185

796

36.60

29,134

2006

4,000

3,600

210

756

37.40

28,274

2007

4,400

4,300

170

731

38.90

28,436

               

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

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

  65,312

 

2007

13,000

12,600

460

5,796

5,216

19.40

101,190

                 

ONIONS

2005

13,800

13,600

280

3,808

3,158

15.20

  48,002

 

2006

14,100

12,800

330

4,224

3,241

13.50

  54,902

 

2007

13,000

12,300

360

4,428

3,764

12.60

  47,426

                 
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

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

 

2007

2,500

2,400

9.50

22,800

80.00

1,824

               

    CABBAGE FOR KRAUT

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

 

2007

2,700

2,600

28.0

72,400

61.60

4,460

               

    GREEN PEAS

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

 

2007

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    SNAP BEANS

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

 

2007

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    SWEET CORN

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

 

2007

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1/  Not published to avoid disclosure of individual operations.

S.C. Ropel, B.L. Smith, W.R. Blackson, Statisticians