2016 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 Washington
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Feb/19/2018

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Pct of Ag Land100
Farm Operations - Operations, Measured in Pct of Farm Operations100
Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation409
Farm Operations - Number of Operations35,900
Farm Operations - Acres Operated14,700,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2017 )225,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2017 )275,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2017 )1,150,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2017 )190,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2017 )20,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2017 )7,500
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2017 )48,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2016 )(D)

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head24,094
Milk - Production, Measured in $1,097,250,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb6,650,000,000
County outlines for WASHINGTON

Crops - Planted, Harvested, Yield, Production, Price (MYA), Value of Production
Sorted by Value of Production in Dollars
CommodityPlanted All Purpose AcresHarvested AcresYieldProduction or SalesPrice per UnitValue of Production or Sales in Dollars
APPLES
APPLES, UTILIZED6,900,000,000 LB2,389,153,000
APPLES, FRESH MARKET5,520,000,000 LB0.41 $ / LB2,263,200,000
APPLES, PROCESSING1,380,000,000 LB183 $ / TON125,953,000
APPLES165,00044,400 LB / ACRE7,320,000,000 LB0.346 $ / LB
POTATOES
POTATOES170,000169,000625 CWT / ACRE105,625,000 CWT7.7 $ / CWT813,313,000
POTATOES, PROCESSING7.35 $ / CWT
WHEAT
WHEAT2,240,0002,200,00071.5 BU / ACRE157,290,000 BU4.16 $ / BU662,214,000
WHEAT, WINTER1,700,0001,670,00078 BU / ACRE130,260,000 BU4.1 $ / BU540,579,000
WHEAT, SPRING, (EXCL DURUM)540,000530,00051 BU / ACRE27,030,000 BU4.54 $ / BU121,635,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE870,0004.23 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS3,679,000 TONS, DRY BASIS539,341,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)430,0003.1 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS1,334,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA50,000440,0005.33 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS2,345,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
CHERRIES
CHERRIES, SWEET, UTILIZED209,000 TONS491,111,000
CHERRIES, SWEET, FRESH MARKET167,800 TONS2,810 $ / TON471,518,000
CHERRIES, SWEET, PROCESSING41,200 TONS476 $ / TON19,593,000
CHERRIES, TART, UTILIZED28,000,000 LB11,612,000
CHERRIES, TART2,30012,200 LB / ACRE28,000,000 LB0.415 $ / LB
CHERRIES, SWEET39,0005.4 TONS / ACRE210,550 TONS2,350 $ / TON
CHERRIES, TART, FRESH MARKET(D) LB(D) $ / LB(D)
CHERRIES, TART, PROCESSING(D) LB(D) $ / LB(D)
HAY
HAY840,0003.98 TONS / ACRE3,343,000 TONS142 $ / TON487,924,000
HAY, ALFALFA430,0005.2 TONS / ACRE2,236,000 TONS135 $ / TON310,804,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)410,0002.7 TONS / ACRE1,107,000 TONS160 $ / TON177,120,000
HOPS
HOPS37,4441,748 LB / ACRE65,446,600 LB5.84 $ / LB382,208,000
GRAPES
GRAPES, UTILIZED488,000 TONS359,634,000
GRAPES, PROCESSING488,000 TONS737 $ / TON359,634,000
GRAPES73,0006.68 TONS / ACRE488,000 TONS737 $ / TON
PEARS
PEARS, UTILIZED346,860 TONS233,351,000
PEARS, FRESH MARKET264,450 TONS797 $ / TON210,791,000
PEARS, PROCESSING82,410 TONS274 $ / TON
PEARS20,80016.8 TONS / ACRE348,860 TONS673 $ / TON
SWEET CORN
SWEET CORN94,20093,500200 CWT / ACRE18,700,000 CWT5.54 $ / CWT103,658,000
SWEET CORN, PROCESSING100 $ / TON90,882,000
SWEET CORN, FRESH MARKET24.4 $ / CWT12,776,000
SWEET CORN, UTILIZED18,700,000 CWT
CORN
CORN, GRAIN85,000235 BU / ACRE19,975,000 BU4.71 $ / BU98,876,000
CORN, SILAGE85,00026 TONS / ACRE2,210,000 TONS
CORN170,000
BLUEBERRIES
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, UTILIZED8,930 LB / ACRE119,650,000 LB94,008,000
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, PROCESSING90,750,000 LB0.52 $ / LB47,190,000
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, FRESH MARKET28,900,000 LB1.62 $ / LB46,818,000
BLUEBERRIES, TAME13,400120,000,000 LB0.786 $ / LB
BEANS
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE135,000133,0001,980 LB / ACRE2,631,000 CWT31.4 $ / CWT82,613,000
BEANS, SNAP2,9002,90092 CWT / ACRE266,800 CWT19 $ / CWT4,968,000
BEANS, SNAP, UTILIZED262,000 CWT
BEANS, SNAP, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
BEANS, SNAP, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
RASPBERRIES
RASPBERRIES, UTILIZED8,300 LB / ACRE79,810,000 LB67,970,000
RASPBERRIES, PROCESSING69,260,000 LB0.84 $ / LB58,190,000
RASPBERRIES, FRESH MARKET10,550,000 LB0.927 $ / LB9,780,000
RASPBERRIES9,61080,110,000 LB0.852 $ / LB
MINT
MINT, SPEARMINT, OIL15,800147 LB / ACRE2,315,000 LB17.1 $ / LB39,675,000
MINT, PEPPERMINT, OIL13,800110 LB / ACRE1,518,000 LB20.5 $ / LB31,119,000
CARROTS
CARROTS7,2007,100630 CWT / ACRE4,473,000 CWT7.72 $ / CWT34,528,000
CARROTS, UTILIZED4,473,000 CWT
CARROTS, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
CARROTS, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
PEAS
PEAS, GREEN39,00037,10050 CWT / ACRE1,855,000 CWT17.1 $ / CWT31,707,000
PEAS, DRY EDIBLE90,00089,0002,400 LB / ACRE2,136,000 CWT12.3 $ / CWT28,195,000
PEAS, WRINKLED SEED8,3003,400 LB / ACRE282,000 CWT27.4 $ / CWT7,727,000
PEAS, GREEN, UTILIZED1,855,000 CWT
PEAS, GREEN, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
PEAS, GREEN, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
LENTILS
LENTILS70,00069,0001,400 LB / ACRE966,000 CWT27.6 $ / CWT26,565,000
BARLEY
BARLEY110,00093,00077 BU / ACRE7,161,000 BU2.89 $ / BU20,767,000
ASPARAGUS
ASPARAGUS4,0003,60062 CWT / ACRE223,200 CWT88.4 $ / CWT19,721,000
ASPARAGUS, UTILIZED223,200 CWT
ASPARAGUS, PROCESSING(D) CWT(D) $ / TON(D)
ASPARAGUS, FRESH MARKET(D) CWT(D) $ / CWT(D)
PEACHES
PEACHES, UTILIZED12,400 TONS13,567,000
PEACHES2,1005.97 TONS / ACRE12,530 TONS1,090 $ / TON
PEACHES, PROCESSING(D) TONS
PEACHES, FRESH MARKET(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
NECTARINES
NECTARINES, UTILIZED9,700 TONS11,047,000
NECTARINES1,2008.17 TONS / ACRE9,800 TONS1,140 $ / TON
NECTARINES, FRESH MARKET(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
NECTARINES, PROCESSING(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
PUMPKINS
PUMPKINS2,3002,200180 CWT / ACRE396,000 CWT27.3 $ / CWT10,270,000
PUMPKINS, UTILIZED376,200 CWT
PUMPKINS, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
PUMPKINS, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
CANOLA
CANOLA33,00031,0001,900 LB / ACRE58,900,000 LB15.7 $ / CWT9,247,000
STRAWBERRIES
STRAWBERRIES90080094 CWT / ACRE75,200 CWT116 $ / CWT8,653,000
STRAWBERRIES, PROCESSING61,000 CWT88 $ / CWT4,963,000
STRAWBERRIES, FRESH MARKET205 $ / CWT3,690,000
STRAWBERRIES, UTILIZED74,400 CWT
APRICOTS
APRICOTS, UTILIZED8,000 TONS8,473,000
APRICOTS, FRESH MARKET6,500 TONS1,210 $ / TON7,865,000
APRICOTS, PROCESSING1,500 TONS405 $ / TON608,000
APRICOTS1,2006.71 TONS / ACRE8,050 TONS1,060 $ / TON
CRANBERRIES
CRANBERRIES, UTILIZED109.4 BARRELS / ACRE175,000 BARRELS7,742,000
CRANBERRIES, PROCESSING116,900 BARRELS38 $ / BARREL4,442,000
CRANBERRIES, FRESH MARKET58,100 BARRELS56.8 $ / BARREL3,300,000
CRANBERRIES1,600175,400 BARRELS44.2 $ / BARREL
OATS
OATS18,0007,00061 BU / ACRE427,000 BU1.77 $ / BU854,000
HAYLAGE
HAYLAGE, ALFALFA22,00010 TONS / ACRE220,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)45,00010.2 TONS / ACRE459,000 TONS
HAYLAGE67,00010.13 TONS / ACRE679,000 TONS
SUGARBEETS
SUGARBEETS2,0001,90047.9 TONS / ACRE91,000 TONS
(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.