2013 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW
 Washington
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Oct/20/2014

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation400
Farm Operations - Number of Operations37,000
Farm Operations - Acres Operated14,800,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )209,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )266,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )1,100,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )201,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )25,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )8,500
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )55,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2013 )0

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head23,820
Milk - Production, Measured in $1,298,880,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb6,336,000,000

Crops - Planted, Harvested, Yield, Production, Price (MYA), Value of Production
CommodityPlanted All Purpose AcresHarvested AcresYieldProductionPrice per UnitValue of Production in Dollars
APPLES
APPLES, UTILIZED5,950,000,000 LB2,189,095,000
APPLES, FRESH MARKET4,850,000,000 LB0.43 $ / LB2,085,500,000
APPLES, PROCESSING1,100,000,000 LB188.00 $ / TON103,595,000
APPLES, PROCESSING, JUICE630,000,000 LB116.00 $ / TON
APPLES156,00038,100.00 LB / ACRE5,950,000,000 LB0.37 $ / LB
APPLES, PROCESSING, CANNED190,000,000 LB317.00 $ / TON
WHEAT
WHEAT2,210,0002,175,00066.90 BU / ACRE145,530,000 BU6.95 $ / BU978,288,000
WHEAT, WINTER1,700,0001,670,00069.00 BU / ACRE115,230,000 BU6.87 $ / BU767,418,000
WHEAT, SPRING, (EXCL DURUM)510,000505,00060.00 BU / ACRE30,300,000 BU7.34 $ / BU210,870,000
POTATOES
POTATOES160,000160,000600.00 CWT / ACRE96,000,000 CWT8.25 $ / CWT792,000,000
POTATOES, FALL160,000160,000600.00 CWT / ACRE96,000,000 CWT8.25 $ / CWT792,000,000
POTATOES, PROCESSING7.45 $ / CWT
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE805,0004.44 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS3,578,000 TONS, DRY BASIS763,854,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)380,0003.53 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS1,341,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA50,000425,0005.26 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS2,237,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
HAY
HAY760,0004.24 TONS / ACRE3,223,000 TONS209.00 $ / TON683,669,000
HAY, ALFALFA410,0005.30 TONS / ACRE2,173,000 TONS200.00 $ / TON441,119,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)350,0003.00 TONS / ACRE1,050,000 TONS229.00 $ / TON242,550,000
CHERRIES
CHERRIES, SWEET, UTILIZED144,000 TONS379,034,000
CHERRIES, SWEET, FRESH MARKET110,000 TONS3,190.00 $ / TON350,900,000
CHERRIES, SWEET, PROCESSING34,000 TONS827.00 $ / TON28,134,000
CHERRIES, TART, UTILIZED17,900,000 LB6,164,000
CHERRIES, SWEET, PROCESSING, OTHER15,500 TONS
CHERRIES, SWEET, PROCESSING, (EXCL CANNED & BRINED)867.00 $ / TON
CHERRIES, SWEET, PROCESSING, CANNED2,000 TONS1,160.00 $ / TON
CHERRIES, TART2,1008,520.00 LB / ACRE17,900,000 LB0.34 $ / LB
CHERRIES, SWEET, NOT SOLD3,000 TONS
CHERRIES, SWEET, NOT HARVESTED22,000 TONS
CHERRIES, SWEET35,0004.83 TONS / ACRE169,000 TONS2,630.00 $ / TON
CHERRIES, SWEET, PROCESSING, BRINED16,500 TONS750.00 $ / TON
GRAPES
GRAPES, UTILIZED390,000 TONS278,640,000
GRAPES, PROCESSING390,000 TONS714.00 $ / TON278,640,000
GRAPES, WINE TYPE, UTILIZED233,100,000
GRAPES, WINE TYPE, PROCESSING210,000 TONS1,110.00 $ / TON233,100,000
GRAPES, JUICE TYPE, PROCESSING180,000 TONS253.00 $ / TON45,540,000
GRAPES, JUICE TYPE, UTILIZED180,000 TONS45,540,000
GRAPES, PROCESSING, WINE210,000 TONS1,110.00 $ / TON
GRAPES, PROCESSING, JUICE180,000 TONS253.00 $ / TON
GRAPES, WINE TYPE45,0004.67 TONS / ACRE210,000 TONS1,110.00 $ / TON
GRAPES69,0005.65 TONS / ACRE390,000 TONS714.00 $ / TON
GRAPES, NIAGARA, PROCESSING15,000 TONS
GRAPES, JUICE TYPE24,0007.50 TONS / ACRE180,000 TONS253.00 $ / TON
GRAPES, JUICE TYPE, CONCORD, PROCESSING165,000 TONS
PEARS
PEARS, UTILIZED434,000 TONS225,392,000
PEARS, (EXCL BARTLETT), UTILIZED249,000 TONS144,945,000
PEARS, BARTLETT, UTILIZED185,000 TONS80,447,000
PEARS, BARTLETT, FRESH MARKET78,000 TONS644.00 $ / TON50,232,000
PEARS, BARTLETT, PROCESSING, (EXCL DRIED)282.00 $ / TON30,215,000
PEARS, BARTLETT8,90020.80 TONS / ACRE185,000 TONS435.00 $ / TON
PEARS20,90020.80 TONS / ACRE434,000 TONS519.00 $ / TON
PEARS, (EXCL BARTLETT)12,00020.80 TONS / ACRE249,000 TONS582.00 $ / TON
PEARS, BARTLETT, PROCESSING107,000 TONS
HOPS
HOPS27,0622,029.00 LB / ACRE54,918,800 LB3.68 $ / LB202,101,000
ONIONS
ONIONS, DRY, SUMMER, STORAGE20,00020,000580.00 CWT / ACRE11,600,000 CWT13.50 $ / CWT140,940,000
ONIONS, DRY, SUMMER, NON-STORAGE2,0002,000450.00 CWT / ACRE900,000 CWT27.40 $ / CWT24,660,000
CORN
CORN, GRAIN105,000215.00 BU / ACRE22,575,000 BU5.50 $ / BU124,163,000
CORN190,000
CORN, SILAGE85,00027.00 TONS / ACRE2,295,000 TONS
SWEET CORN
SWEET CORN, PROCESSING65,40064,4009.96 TONS / ACRE641,320 TONS121.00 $ / TON77,915,000
SWEET CORN, FRESH MARKET12,50012,000159.00 CWT / ACRE1,908,000 CWT37.00 $ / CWT70,596,000
BLUEBERRIES
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, UTILIZED9,070.00 LB / ACRE81,600,000 LB71,556,000
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, PROCESSING58,000,000 LB0.66 $ / LB38,280,000
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, FRESH MARKET23,600,000 LB1.41 $ / LB33,276,000
BLUEBERRIES, TAME9,00081,600,000 LB0.88 $ / LB
BEANS
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE115,000114,0001,820.00 LB / ACRE2,075,000 CWT33.10 $ / CWT68,683,000
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, SMALL, RED1,0001,0002,600.00 LB / ACRE26,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, BLACK2,2002,0002,900.00 LB / ACRE58,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, CHICKPEAS92,00091,5001,620.00 LB / ACRE1,479,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, PINTO10,70010,6002,680.00 LB / ACRE284,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, PINK2,0001,9002,740.00 LB / ACRE52,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, OTHER5,6005,6002,500.00 LB / ACRE140,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, CHICKPEAS, LARGE78,00078,0001,590.00 LB / ACRE1,243,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, LIGHT, RED, KIDNEY1,5001,4002,570.00 LB / ACRE36,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, CHICKPEAS, SMALL14,00013,5001,750.00 LB / ACRE236,000 CWT
RASPBERRIES
RASPBERRIES, RED, UTILIZED6,880.00 LB / ACRE68,100,000 LB57,296,000
RASPBERRIES, RED, PROCESSING67,350,000 LB0.83 $ / LB55,901,000
RASPBERRIES, RED, FRESH MARKET750,000 LB1.86 $ / LB1,395,000
RASPBERRIES, RED9,90068,100,000 LB0.84 $ / LB
BARLEY
BARLEY205,000195,00072.00 BU / ACRE14,040,000 BU4.12 $ / BU55,944,000
BARLEY, FEED4.03 $ / BU
BARLEY, MALTING6.15 $ / BU
MINT
MINT, PEPPERMINT, OIL17,500110.00 LB / ACRE1,925,000 LB23.60 $ / LB45,430,000
MINT, SPEARMINT, OIL15,500138.00 LB / ACRE2,133,000 LB18.50 $ / LB39,402,000
MINT, SPEARMINT, NATIVE, OIL9,100150.00 LB / ACRE1,365,000 LB17.50 $ / LB23,888,000
MINT, SPEARMINT, SCOTCH, OIL6,400120.00 LB / ACRE768,000 LB20.20 $ / LB15,514,000
PEAS
PEAS, GREEN, PROCESSING45,00044,5002.75 TONS / ACRE122,380 TONS287.00 $ / TON35,131,000
PEAS, DRY EDIBLE80,00079,0002,300.00 LB / ACRE1,817,000 CWT16.60 $ / CWT30,526,000
PEAS, WRINKLED SEED165,000 CWT24.50 $ / CWT4,043,000
LENTILS
LENTILS62,00062,0001,500.00 LB / ACRE930,000 CWT25.30 $ / CWT25,482,000
ASPARAGUS
ASPARAGUS4,5004,00047.00 CWT / ACRE188,000 CWT95.10 $ / CWT17,872,000
CARROTS
CARROTS, PROCESSING4,3004,20030.40 TONS / ACRE127,680 TONS104.00 $ / TON13,279,000
CANOLA
CANOLA37,00036,0001,700.00 LB / ACRE61,200,000 LB21.50 $ / CWT13,158,000
PEACHES
PEACHES, UTILIZED12,900 TONS9,937,000
PEACHES, NOT SOLD50 TONS
PEACHES2,4005.46 TONS / ACRE13,100 TONS770.00 $ / TON
PEACHES, NOT HARVESTED150 TONS
STRAWBERRIES
STRAWBERRIES1,3001,10079.00 CWT / ACRE87,000 CWT106.00 $ / CWT9,226,000
APRICOTS
APRICOTS, UTILIZED6,500 TONS7,767,000
APRICOTS6,500 TONS1,190.00 $ / TON
CRANBERRIES
CRANBERRIES, UTILIZED89.40 BARRELS / ACRE152,000 BARRELS6,539,000
CRANBERRIES, PROCESSING112,000 BARRELS38.10 $ / BARREL4,267,000
CRANBERRIES, FRESH MARKET40,000 BARRELS56.80 $ / BARREL2,272,000
CRANBERRIES1,700152,000 BARRELS43.00 $ / BARREL
NECTARINES
NECTARINES, UTILIZED12,100 TONS5,155,000
NECTARINES, FRESH MARKET12,100 TONS426.00 $ / TON5,155,000
NECTARINES1,6007.56 TONS / ACRE12,100 TONS426.00 $ / TON
OATS
OATS20,0005,00068.00 BU / ACRE340,000 BU4.00 $ / BU1,224,000
PLUMS & PRUNES
PLUMS & PRUNES4005.88 TONS / ACRE2,350 TONS502.00 $ / TON1,155,000
PLUMS & PRUNES, UTILIZED2,300 TONS
PLUMS & PRUNES, NOT HARVESTED50 TONS
HAYLAGE
HAYLAGE85,0008.45 TONS / ACRE718,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)60,0009.80 TONS / ACRE588,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, ALFALFA25,0005.20 TONS / ACRE130,000 TONS

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.