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Our Top Crops

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 in more 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

P.O. Box 609
Olympia, Washington 98507-0609

Phone: (800) 435-5883
Fax: (800) 265-6275

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