Greenhouse vegetable production in U.S.

May 15, 2017
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May 15, 2017 – According to the latest published U.S. data, the top five states with the largest number of greenhouse vegetable growers/producers are:

• Pennsylvania – 593.

• New York – 435.

• California – 427.

• Maine – 386.

• Michigan – 341.

The rankings by number of acres of greenhouse vegetable production per state are somewhat different from the number of growers:

• California – 650 ac.

• Arizona – 319.

• Texas – 187.

• New York – 115.

• Florida – 81.

With the average U.S. sales/acre of greenhouse grown vegetables at $280,000, the states with the largest number of acres of greenhouses are also the top  states in the category of sales/ state:

• California – $165 million.

• Arizona – $124 million.

• Texas – $47 million.

• New York –  $27 million.

• Florida – $15 million.

Of the total number of greenhouse vegetable farms, 1,515 are certified organic producers, and account for 460 acres.

Source: North American Greenhouse Vegetable Production Statistics, 2017 edition.



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