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