2017 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

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

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation412
Farm Operations - Number of Operations35,700
Farm Operations - Acres Operated14,700,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )236,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )274,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )1,160,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )215,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )21,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )7,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )45,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2017 )(D)

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head23,818
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb6,526,000,000
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
POTATOES
POTATOES165,000165,000600 CWT / ACRE99,000,000 CWT8.97 $ / CWT888,030,000
WHEAT
WHEAT2,195,0002,140,00066.6 BU / ACRE142,500,000 BU4.75 $ / BU680,266,000
WHEAT, WINTER1,700,0001,650,00073 BU / ACRE120,450,000 BU4.65 $ / BU560,093,000
WHEAT, SPRING, (EXCL DURUM)495,000490,00045 BU / ACRE22,050,000 BU5.45 $ / BU120,173,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE815,0004.35 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS3,542,000 TONS, DRY BASIS616,693,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA70,000425,0005.32 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS2,263,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)390,0003.28 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS1,279,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
HAY
HAY740,0004.02 TONS / ACRE2,973,000 TONS171 $ / TON510,900,000
HAY, ALFALFA390,0005.2 TONS / ACRE2,028,000 TONS155 $ / TON314,340,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)350,0002.7 TONS / ACRE945,000 TONS208 $ / TON196,560,000
HOPS
HOPS38,4382,047 LB / ACRE78,693,600 LB6.22 $ / LB489,474,000
SWEET CORN
SWEET CORN88,40087,800210 CWT / ACRE18,438,000 CWT6.12 $ / CWT112,445,000
SWEET CORN, PROCESSING90 $ / TON78,408,000
SWEET CORN, FRESH MARKET35.5 $ / CWT34,037,000
SWEET CORN, UTILIZED18,382,700 CWT
BEANS
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE191,000190,0001,490 LB / ACRE2,834,000 CWT27.3 $ / CWT77,368,000
BEANS, SNAP2,5002,40079 CWT / ACRE189,600 CWT28.6 $ / CWT5,418,000
BEANS, SNAP, UTILIZED189,600 CWT
BEANS, SNAP, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
BEANS, SNAP, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
CORN
CORN, GRAIN80,000225 BU / ACRE18,000,000 BU4.25 $ / BU76,500,000
CORN, SILAGE90,00027 TONS / ACRE2,430,000 TONS
CORN170,000
MINT
MINT, SPEARMINT, OIL14,000150 LB / ACRE2,100,000 LB15.6 $ / LB32,832,000
MINT, PEPPERMINT, OIL12,000120 LB / ACRE1,440,000 LB16.5 $ / LB23,760,000
CARROTS
CARROTS6,4006,300700 CWT / ACRE4,410,000 CWT6.52 $ / CWT28,771,000
CARROTS, UTILIZED4,410,000 CWT
CARROTS, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
CARROTS, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
PEAS
PEAS, GREEN28,30025,90059 CWT / ACRE1,528,100 CWT15.6 $ / CWT23,889,000
PEAS, DRY EDIBLE61,00060,0002,000 LB / ACRE1,200,000 CWT13.1 $ / CWT15,720,000
PEAS, GREEN, UTILIZED1,528,100 CWT
PEAS, GREEN, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
PEAS, GREEN, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
PEAS, WRINKLED SEED7,1007,1003,500 LB / ACRE249,000 CWT(D) $ / CWT(D)
ASPARAGUS
ASPARAGUS4,5004,30054 CWT / ACRE232,200 CWT101 $ / CWT23,546,000
ASPARAGUS, UTILIZED232,200 CWT
ASPARAGUS, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
ASPARAGUS, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
LENTILS
LENTILS68,00067,000950 LB / ACRE637,000 CWT28.9 $ / CWT18,409,000
CANOLA
CANOLA55,00054,0001,600 LB / ACRE86,400,000 LB17.5 $ / CWT15,120,000
BARLEY
BARLEY95,00085,00053 BU / ACRE4,505,000 BU2.75 $ / BU12,389,000
PUMPKINS
PUMPKINS2,3001,900180 CWT / ACRE342,000 CWT28.2 $ / CWT9,209,000
PUMPKINS, UTILIZED326,300 CWT
PUMPKINS, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
PUMPKINS, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
STRAWBERRIES
STRAWBERRIES90080095 CWT / ACRE76,000 CWT107 $ / CWT8,009,000
STRAWBERRIES, UTILIZED75,200 CWT
STRAWBERRIES, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
STRAWBERRIES, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
OATS
OATS16,0003,00042 BU / ACRE126,000 BU2 $ / BU252,000
PEARS
PEARS280,000 TONS
CRANBERRIES
CRANBERRIES180,000 BARRELS
HAYLAGE
HAYLAGE125,0009.2 TONS / ACRE1,150,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, ALFALFA50,0009.5 TONS / ACRE475,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)75,0009 TONS / ACRE675,000 TONS
CHERRIES
CHERRIES, SWEET255,000 TONS
CHERRIES, TART25,300,000 LB
GRAPES
GRAPES460,000 TONS
APRICOTS
APRICOTS8,500 TONS
APPLES
APPLES6,700,000,000 LB
SUGARBEETS
SUGARBEETS1,8001,80048.2 TONS / ACRE87,000 TONS
PEACHES
PEACHES14,000 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.