OLYMPIA, Wash. — Production for Idaho, Oregon, and Washington in 2022 totaled 101 million pounds, down 12 percent from the 2021 crop of 116 million pounds. Combined area harvested for Idaho, Oregon, and Washington in 2022 totaled 59,785 acres, down 2 percent from the record high 2021 level of 60,872 acres. Harvested acreage increased in Oregon but decreased in Idaho and Washington. The United States hop yield, at 1,694 pounds per acre, is down 206 pounds from a year ago.
Washington produced 71 percent of the United States hop crop for 2022; while Idaho accounted for 16 percent and Oregon accounted for 13 percent. In Washington, CitraR, Columbus/TomahawkR/Zeus, MosaicR, Cascade, and SimcoeR were the five leading varieties, accounting for 54 percent of the State’s hop production. In Idaho, MosaicR, CitraR,Columbus/TomahawkR/Zeus, Cascade, and Idaho 7R were the major varieties, accounting for 59 percent of the State’s hop production. In Oregon, CitraR, StrataTM, MosaicR, Cascade, and Nugget were the major varieties, accounting for 65 percent of the State’s hop production.
The 2022 value of production for the United States totaled $618 million, down 7 percent from the previous year.
— USDA NASS