USDA/NASS – 2018 Washington State Agriculture Overview

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Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: May/10/2019

Farms Operations

Farm Operations – Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation 412
Farm Operations – Number of Operations 35,700
Farm Operations – Acres Operated 14,700,000

 

Livestock Inventory

 

Cattle, Cows, Beef – Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 ) 230,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk – Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 ) 280,000
Cattle, Incl Calves – Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 ) 1,180,000
Cattle, On Feed – Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 ) 230,000
Goats, Meat & Other – Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 ) 21,000
Goats, Milk – Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 ) 8,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs – Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 ) 50,000
Hogs – Inventory ( First of Dec. 2018 ) 17,000

 

Milk Production

 

Milk – Production, Measured in Lb / Head 24,318
Milk – Production, Measured in Lb 6,736,000,000

 

Crops – Planted, Harvested, Yield, Production, Price (MYA), Value of Production
Sorted by Value of Production in Dollars

Commodity Planted All Purpose Acres Harvested Acres Yield Production Price per Unit Value of Production in Dollars
WHEAT
WHEAT 2,220,000 2,165,000 70.8 BU / ACRE 153,210,000 BU 5.45 $ / BU 835,677,000
WHEAT, WINTER 1,700,000 1,650,000 76 BU / ACRE 125,400,000 BU 5.4 $ / BU 677,160,000
WHEAT, SPRING, (EXCL DURUM) 520,000 515,000 54 BU / ACRE 27,810,000 BU 5.7 $ / BU 158,517,000
POTATOES
POTATOES 165,000 165,000 640 CWT / ACRE 105,600,000 CWT 6.52 $ / CWT 688,512,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE 830,000 4.07 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS 3,382,000 TONS, DRY BASIS 637,554,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA 60,000 355,000 4.72 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS 1,676,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA) 475,000 3.59 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS 1,706,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
HAY
HAY 760,000 3.64 TONS / ACRE 2,764,000 TONS 187 $ / TON 518,891,000
HAY, ALFALFA 350,000 4.5 TONS / ACRE 1,575,000 TONS 183 $ / TON 288,225,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA) 410,000 2.9 TONS / ACRE 1,189,000 TONS 194 $ / TON 230,666,000
HOPS
HOPS 39,170 1,984 LB / ACRE 77,727,700 LB 5.5 $ / LB 427,502,000
SWEET CORN
SWEET CORN 74,000 72,000 230 CWT / ACRE 16,560,000 CWT 5.08 $ / CWT 84,080,000
SWEET CORN, PROCESSING 80 $ / TON 64,452,000
SWEET CORN, FRESH MARKET 43.9 $ / CWT 19,628,000
SWEET CORN, UTILIZED 16,560,000 CWT
CORN
CORN, GRAIN 85,000 220 BU / ACRE 18,700,000 BU 4.1 $ / BU 76,670,000
CORN, SILAGE 80,000 26 TONS / ACRE 2,080,000 TONS
CORN 165,000
MINT
MINT, SPEARMINT, OIL 12,300 142 LB / ACRE 1,748,000 LB 16.7 $ / LB 29,229,000
MINT, PEPPERMINT, OIL 11,000 120 LB / ACRE 1,320,000 LB 19.4 $ / LB 25,608,000
ASPARAGUS
ASPARAGUS 4,500 4,100 65 CWT / ACRE 266,500 CWT 100 $ / CWT 26,195,000
ASPARAGUS, UTILIZED 261,200 CWT
ASPARAGUS, FRESH MARKET (D) $ / CWT (D)
ASPARAGUS, PROCESSING (D) $ / TON (D)
PEAS
PEAS, GREEN 33,000 32,400 55 CWT / ACRE 1,782,000 CWT 12.8 $ / CWT 22,766,000
PEAS, DRY EDIBLE 52,000 51,000 2,500 LB / ACRE 1,275,000 CWT 11.5 $ / CWT 14,663,000
PEAS, GREEN, UTILIZED 1,780,200 CWT
PEAS, WRINKLED SEED 7,000 7,000 3,900 LB / ACRE 273,000 CWT (D) $ / CWT (D)
PEAS, GREEN, PROCESSING (D) $ / TON (D)
PEAS, GREEN, FRESH MARKET (D) $ / CWT (D)
CANOLA
CANOLA 70,000 67,000 1,790 LB / ACRE 119,930,000 LB 16.9 $ / CWT 20,268,000
CARROTS
CARROTS 6,000 5,900 620 CWT / ACRE 3,658,000 CWT 5.46 $ / CWT 19,982,000
CARROTS, UTILIZED 3,658,000 CWT
CARROTS, FRESH MARKET (D) $ / CWT (D)
CARROTS, PROCESSING (D) $ / TON (D)
BARLEY
BARLEY 85,000 67,000 73 BU / ACRE 4,891,000 BU 4 $ / BU 19,564,000
LENTILS
LENTILS 60,000 59,000 1,200 LB / ACRE 708,000 CWT 25.9 $ / CWT 18,337,000
PUMPKINS
PUMPKINS, FRESH MARKET 40 $ / CWT 11,844,000
PUMPKINS 2,800 2,400 125 CWT / ACRE 300,000 CWT 40 $ / CWT 11,844,000
PUMPKINS, UTILIZED 296,100 CWT
STRAWBERRIES
STRAWBERRIES 900 820 105 CWT / ACRE 86,100 CWT 107 $ / CWT 9,167,000
STRAWBERRIES, UTILIZED 85,800 CWT
STRAWBERRIES, FRESH MARKET (D) $ / CWT (D)
STRAWBERRIES, PROCESSING (D) $ / CWT (D)
BEANS
BEANS, SNAP 3,200 3,200 77 CWT / ACRE 246,400 CWT 31.9 $ / CWT 7,856,000
BEANS, SNAP, UTILIZED 246,400 CWT
BEANS, SNAP, PROCESSING (D) $ / TON (D)
BEANS, SNAP, FRESH MARKET (D) $ / CWT (D)
OATS
OATS 17,000 4,000 46 BU / ACRE 184,000 BU 2.3 $ / BU 423,000
CHICKPEAS
CHICKPEAS 190,000 189,300 1,680 LB / ACRE 3,180,000 CWT
HAYLAGE
HAYLAGE 119,000 10.5 TONS / ACRE 1,249,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA) 95,000 11 TONS / ACRE 1,045,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, ALFALFA 24,000 8.5 TONS / ACRE 204,000 TONS
CHERRIES
CHERRIES, TART 23,800,000 LB
CHERRIES, SWEET 215,000 TONS
GRAPES
GRAPES 455,000 TONS
PEACHES
PEACHES 13,450 TONS
APRICOTS
APRICOTS 5,800 TONS
PEARS
PEARS 338,000 TONS
SUGARBEETS
SUGARBEETS 1,800 1,800 48.2 TONS / ACRE 87,000 TONS
APPLES
APPLES 7,200,000,000 LB
CRANBERRIES
CRANBERRIES 168,000 BARRELS

(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

Item Quantity U.S. Rank Universe 1
MARKET VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS SOLD ($1,000)
Total value of agricultural products sold 9,120,749 17 50
   Value of crops, including nursery and greenhouse 6,492,042 11 50
   Value of livestock, poultry, and their products 2,628,708 25 50
VALUE OF SALES BY COMMODITY GROUP ($1,000)
Grains, oilseeds, dry beans, and dry peas 1,473,574 21 50
Tobacco 19
Cotton and cottonseed 17
Vegetables, melons, potatoes and sweet potatoes 1,064,081 3 50
Fruit, tree nuts, and berries 2,931,370 2 50
Nursery, greenhouse, floriculture and sod 333,252 11 50
Cut Christmas trees and short rotation woody crops 18,925 5 49
Other crops and hay 670,840 8 50
Poultry and eggs 261,992 26 50
Cattle and calves 994,835 17 50
Milk from cows 1,136,856 10 50
Hogs and pigs 4,542 34 50
Sheep, goats, wool, mohair, and milk 9,605 26 50
Horses, ponies, mules, burros, and donkeys 17,899 23 50
Aquaculture 187,222 1 50
Other animals and other animal products 15,758 23 50
TOP CROP ITEMS (acres)
Wheat for grain, all 2,186,813 7 49
Winter wheat for grain 1,669,175 6 48
Forage-land used for all hay and haylage, grass silage, and greenchop 748,909 27 50
Spring wheat for grain 514,374 5 29
Vegetables harvested, all 351,639 3 50
TOP LIVESTOCK INVENTORY ITEMS (number)
Broilers and other meat-type chickens 7,511,065 23 50
Layers 7,236,128 16 50
Pullets for laying flock replacement 1,980,818 16 50
Cattle and calves 1,162,792 27 50
Colonies of bees 96,685 9 50

Other State Highlights, 2012

Economic Characteristics Quantity
Farm by value of sales
   Less than $1,000 12,513
   $1,000 to $2,499 4,387
   $2,500 to $4,999 4,084
   $5,000 to $9,999 3,542
   $10,000 to $19,999 2,658
   $20,000 to $24,999 740
   $25,000 to $39,999 1,220
   $40,000 to $49,999 623
   $50,000 to $99,999 1,380
   $100,000 to $249,999 2,081
   $250,000 to $499,999 1,286
   $500,000 or more 2,735
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
   Farming 17,650
   Other 19,599
Principal operators by sex
   Male 29,730
   Female 7,519
Average age of principal operator 58.8
All operators by race 2
   American Indian or Alaska Native 732
   Asian 804
   Black or African American 96
   Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 70
   White 57,631
   More than one race 451
All operators of Spanish, Hispanic or Latino Origin 2 2,981

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.

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