OLYMPIA, Wash. — The latest fruit production statistics from the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service for the Northwest Region are provided below.
Based on August 1, 2021 conditions, Oregon apple production is forecast at 190 million pounds, up 9 percent from 2020. Washington ranks number one in apple production, accounting for 70 percent of the U.S. production this year.
Washington apple production is forecast at 7.40 billion pounds, up 7 percent from last year’s production.
Cranberry production in Oregon is forecast at 610,000 barrels, up 1 percent from 2020. Oregon ranks third in the nation for cranberry production.
Washington total grape production is forecast at 370,000 tons, up 14 percent from last year. Of the 370,000 tons in
Washington, 160,000 tons are forecast for juice grapes, up 9 percent from 2020. Washington wine grapes are forecast at 210,000 tons, up 18 percent from last year. Washington is the second largest grape producer in the nation at 6 percent of national production.
Washington peach production, at 10,000 tons, is up 21 percent from last year. Washington peach production is forecast as the sixth largest in the U.S.
Total Oregon pear production, forecast at 230,000 tons, is up 10 percent from last year. Total Washington pear
production, at 280,000 tons, is down 19 percent from 2020.
— USDA NASS
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