HORT410 - Vegetable Crops
U.S. Broccoli Production Statistics (1993 - 1997)
California produces most of the U.S. commercial broccoli crop. A total of 134,200 acres of broccoli were harvested in the U.S. in 1997, with a total yield of 17,315,000 cwt (average yield = 129 cwt/acre), and a total value of $495,515,000. In 1997,
production of broccoli for fresh market and processing was up about 12% from 1996.
The following data shows production (cwt), harvested acres, yield (cwt/acre) and total value ($) of the fresh market and processing broccoli crop for the major broccoli producing states for the period 1993 to 1997.
(the above statistics are derived from the USDA Economic and Statistics System)