Washington Agriculture By The Numbers

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TOP 40 WASHINGTON STATE COMMODITIES, 2010

1. Apples— $1,443,890*
2. Milk— 950,061
3. Wheat— 925,265
4. Potatoes— 654,456
5. Cattle & Calves— 568,317
6. Hay— 508,680
7. Cherries— 367,208
8. Nursery/Greenhouse— 300,002
9. Grapes— 213,744
10. Pears— 189,319
11. Onions— 168,810
12. Hops— 160,937
13. Sweet Corn— 146,656
14. Corn for Grain— 139,656
15. Eggs— 120,732
16. Aquaculture— 102,689
17. Corn for Silage— 82,013
18. Broilers— 61,360
19. Mint Oil— 60,832
20. Blueberries— 54,664
21. Red Raspberries— 50,254
22. Christmas Trees— 42,750
23. Dry Edible Beans— 38,528
24. KY Bluegrass Seed— 30,800
25. Lentils— 25,912
26. Barley— 22,512
27. Haylage— 20,965
28. Mushrooms— 20,669
29. Alfalfa Seed— 20,500
30. Green Peas for Processing— 19,061
31. Asparagus— 17,588
32. Dry Edible Peas— 14,858
33. Other Grass Seed— 9,910
34. Carrots for Processing— 9,471
35. Wrinkled Seed Peas— 8,580
36. Farm Forest Products— 8,000
37. Strawberries— 7,640
38. Apricots— 6,908
39. Cranberries— 6,726
40. Peaches— 5,017

*Numbers are in the thousands.

WASHINGTON’S RANK IN U.S. AGRICULTURE

Commodity Rank (Based on 2010 Production) % of US Production
Red Raspberries 1 91.0
Hops 1 79.8
Spearmint Oil 1 74.6
Wrinkled Seed Peas 1 67.2
Apples 1 59.7
Sweet Cherries 1 50.5
All Pears 1 47.8
Concord Grapes 1 43.4
Processing Carrots 1 36
Asparagus 1 28.5
Peppermint Oil 2 27.7
Niagara Grapes 2 25.3
Processing Green Peas 2 25.1
Processing Sweet Corn 2 24.4
Potatoes 2 22.7
Onions, All Summer 2 21.4
Apricots 2 9.0
All Grapes 2 4.5
Nectarines 2 3.5
Lentils 3 9.9
Dry Edible Peas 3 9.1
Tart Cherries 3 8.1
Prunes/Plums 3 1.1
All Wheat 4 6.7
Blueberries 5 10.1
Fresh Market Sweet Corn 5 8.3
Cranberries 5 1.6
Strawberries 5 .4