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Accession Number PB2013-104804
Title Vegetables, 2012 Summary.
Publication Date Jan 2013
Media Count 81p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract Fresh market vegetable and melon production for the 24 selected crops estimated in 2012 totaled 438 million hundredweight, up 1 percent from last year. Harvested area covered 1.68 million acres, up 1 percent from 2011. Value of the 2012 crop is estimated at 10.1 billion dollars, down 6 percent from a year ago. The three largest crops, in terms of production, are onions, head lettuce, and watermelons, which combined to account for 36 percent of the total production. Onions, tomatoes, and sweet corn claim the highest values, accounting for 26 percent of the total value when combined. For the 24 selected vegetables and melons estimated in 2012, California continues to be the leading fresh market State, accounting for 44 percent of the harvested area, 48 percent of production, and 50 percent of the value.
Keywords Agricultural economics
Annual report
Farm crops
Fruit crops
Market value
Statistical data
Vegetable crops

Source Agency National Agricultural Statistics Service
NTIS Subject Category 98C - Agricultural Equipment, Facilities, & Operations
96A - Domestic Commerce, Marketing, & Economics
96C - International Commerce, Marketing, & Economics
Corporate Author National Agricultural Statistics Service, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1310
Contract Number N/A

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