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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.

U.S. Broccoli Production (1993 - 1997)

U.S. Broccoli Harvested Acres (1993 - 1997)

U.S. Broccoli Yield (1993 - 1997)

U.S. Broccoli Value (1993 - 1997)

(the above statistics are derived from the USDA Economic and Statistics System)

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