Organic Statistics

NEW! report on Washington organic farm, acres, and sales for 2016. Data table format.

NEW! report on organic agriculture in Washington State for 2016. Includes state, national, and global data.

NEW!  report on organic tree fruit in Washington State for 2016. Includes state, national, and global data.

NEW! Organic Trade Association announces results of 2017 organic industry survey, covering organic sales in the U.S. in 2016. They also recently released the report U.S. Organic Trade Data 2011 to 2016 which includes information on imports and exports of over 140 organic products.

 

Washington Organic Agriculture

Reports are developed annually on the organic sector in Washington state, and extensive historical data are available and presented as trends. When available, data on the U.S. organic sector and Washington’s position are also included, drawing on the Organic Producer Surveys and other sources.

Presentations

  • Current status of certified organic agriculture in Washington state: 2016. E. Kirby and D. Granatstein. A summary of the Washington organic sector in 2016, including certified and transition crop acres, dairy numbers, and organic farm gate sales. Additional data on national and global trends are included as well as a summary of key findings for Washington from the 2015 USDA Organic Producer Survey. Includes multi-year graphs of selected crops, dairy, and sales.  Powerpoint format.
  • Current status of certified organic agriculture in Washington state: 2015. E. Kirby and D. Granatstein. A summary of the Washington organic sector in 2015, including certified and transition crop acres, dairy numbers, and organic farm gate sales. Additional data on national and global trends are included as well as a summary of key findings for Washington from the 2014 USDA Organic Producer Survey. Includes multi-year graphs of selected crops, dairy, and sales.  Powerpoint format.

Publications

Webpages

Organic Tree Fruit Resources

Reports are developed annually on the organic tree fruit sector as well as global trends as published by in the World of Organic Agriculture yearbook. When available, data on the U.S. are also included, but are not regularly collected by USDA.

Presentations

Publications

 Other Resources

  • World of Organic Agriculture.  An annual report on global trends.
  • USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).  Has done Organic Producer Surverys in 2008, 2011, 2014, and 2015.
  • USDA Agricultural Marketing Service has many organic reports through the Market News,including: Organic Dairy; Livestock, Poultry and Grain; National Organic Grain and Feedstuffs; Organic Poultry and Eggs; Weekly Feed and Seed Summary; Specialty Crops (a searchable database, includes fruits and vegetables); Cotton; Retail Markets (local and organic).
  • USDA Economic Research Service (ERS). Has a variety of organic related products.
  • USDA Foreign Agriculture Service has international trade data for many organic products in its Global Agricultural Trade System.
  • USDA National Organic Program Organic Integrity Database.  Allows searching by state, certifier, crop or livestock.