2022 A Mixed Year For Northwest Vegetable Production
According to NASS, the Washington Asparagus crop value came in at $13.5 million, a drop of 8% from 2021. Washington accounted for 28% of the national crop in 2022.
The value of Oregon Snap beans totaled $15.4 million, down 24% year-over-year. Oregon accounted for 6% of snap beans production nationwide.
Washington carrots had a value of $251 million in 2022, up 46% from the previous year. Washington accounted for 16% of the national crop.
Oregon sweet corn crop came in at $29.9 million last year, up 33% from 2021, while Washington sweet corn totaled $114 million, up 14% year-over-year. These two states accounted for 31% of national sweet corn production.
When it comes to the onions, the Idaho crop totaled $123 million last year, a 9% drop, Oregon onions were valued at $226 million, up 25% from last year, while Washington onions were valued at $368 million, up 72%. The three states published in the Pacific Northwest accounted for 54 percent of the national utilized production.
Oregon green peas production hit $8.48 million last year, a jump of 273% from 2021. Meanwhile, Washington green peas totaled $32.6 million, up 34% year-over-year. These two states accounted for 48 percent of national utilized production.
Value of pumpkins in Oregon in 2022 totaled $21.8 million, up 53% from a year earlier. Washington pumpkins totaled $32 million, an increase of 46% from 2021. According to NASS, these two states accounted for 8% of pumpkins produced nationwide last year.
Oregon squash was valued at $7.59 million last year, a 50% year-over-year drop. Oregon accounted for 7% of the nation's squash crop.
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