USDA releases final 2008-2012 crop numbers - The Packer

USDA releases final 2008-2012 crop numbers

08/29/2014 10:31:00 AM
Andy Nelson

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service has released its final 2008-2012 summaries for citrus, vegetables, melons and strawberries.

About 11.7 million tons of citrus — 4.1 million tons for the fresh market — worth $3.7 billion were produced in the U.S. in 2012, according to the citrus report.

About 9 million tons of oranges and 1.2 million tons of grapefruit were produced in the U.S. in 2012.

About 430 million cwt. of leading fresh-market vegetables and melons worth $9.8 billion were produced in 2012, according to the vegetable report.

About 30 million cwt. of strawberries worth $2.4 billion were produced in 2012.



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Mellisa    
Salinas, CA USA  |  August, 29, 2014 at 12:27 PM

The report links are not valid. Please fix.

    
August, 29, 2014 at 02:09 PM

Thanks for noticing. Links have been fixed.

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