Washington State’s Rankings in U.S. Agriculture

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Washington State’s Ranking’s in U.S. Agriculture

We all know Washington apples are the best in the nation, even the world. You may be pleasantly surprised to learn that Washington State is actually a number one producer of several agricultural products:

Product % of U.S. production
Ranked #1
Red Raspberries 92.3
Hops 79.2
Spearmint Oil 78.7
Wrinkled Seed Peas 73.5
Sweet Cherries 58.6
Apples 57.4
All Pears 47.9
Concord Grapes 37.3
Processing Carrots 35.6
Processing Green Peas 32.4
Processing Sweet Corn 29.7
Ranked #2
Asparagus 28.6
Peppermint Oil 26.1
Dry Edible Peas 24.6
Niagara Grapes 23
Potatoes 22.7
Onions, All Summer 21.2
Lentils 17.8
Apricots 5.9
All Grapes 4.3
Nectarines 4
Ranked #3
Tart Cherries 9
Prunes/Plums 1.3
Ranked #4
All Wheat 8.4
Fresh Market Sweet Corn 6.8
Ranked #5
Blueberries 14.1
Cranberries 1.5
Strawberries 0.4
Based on 2011 Production
Information Sheet – 2011 Pride of Washington pdf

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