Did you know?
Washington's potato growers have the highest yields per acre in the United States! We produce almost twice as many pounds per acre as our more famous neighboring state to the east.
Washington's Whitman County produces more wheat than any other county in the United States and ranks number two nationally in barley production.
Washington apples are sold in all 50 states and inmore than 50 countries. Washington is second only to California in the number of agricultural commodities produced-over 230.
In 2007, more than 20% of Washington farms were operated by women.
For additional information, contact:
US Department of Agriculture
National Agricultural Statistics Service
Washington Field Office
Olympia, Washington 98507?0609
Phone: (800) 435?5883
Fax: (800) 265?6275