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US: Greenhouse vegetable acreage up 15 percent between 2012 and 2017

The latest official greenhouse vegetable statistics for the USA have just been released. These figures are revised from the prior 2012 data, released in 2014. The category is “Food Crops Grown Under Glass or Other Protection”. This most current information covers the 2017 growing period.

Total Greenhouse Vegetable Area

  • 2017: 2584 ac. (1046 ha.)
  • 2012: 2250 ac. (911 ha.)
  • Change 2012 to 2017: +334 ac. (135 ha.) = + 15%

Sales over these periods have risen from $634.5 to $748.3 million = +18%.

The top ten greenhouse vegetable producing states by greenhouse area (ha.):

  • California: 327
  • Texas: 70
  • New York: 50
  • Ohio: 47
  • Pennsylvania: 38
  • Maine: 32
  • Florida: 26
  • Minnesota: 23
  • Virginia: 22
  • North Carolina: 21

Complete details on world-wide greenhouse vegetable statistics are
available at www.cuestaroble.com


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