Wisconsin was 3rd largest sweet corn producing state in 2016

In 2016 there were 66,600 total acres of snap beans harvested in Wisconsin with a total production of 7.28 million cwt. Fresh market production accounted for 8,000 cwt and had a value of $282,000. Production of snap beans for processing totaled 363,552 tons and was valued at $45.1 million. Wisconsin maintained its number one ranking in production of processing snap beans. 



U.S. snap bean production totaled 20.0 million cwt. Sweet corn production in Wisconsin for 2016 totaled 10.3 million cwt from 60,300 harvested acres. Fresh market production totaled 582,000 cwt and was valued at $16.2 million. Processing production accounted for 486,749 tons and had a value of $33.2 million. Wisconsin remained in third place for processing sweet corn production in 2016. 



U.S. sweet corn production totaled 73.9 million cwt. Wisconsin farmers produced 1.26 million cwt of green peas in 2016. There were 27,100 harvested acres. Fresh market production totaled 2,000 cwt for a total value of $338,000. The 63,050 tons of processing green pea production had a value of $12.5 million. Pea production in the U.S. totaled 6.88 million cwt. Fifty-five hundred acres of cucumbers were harvested in Wisconsin in 2016 for a total production of 678,000 cwt. 

Fresh market production accounted for 15,000 cwt and had a total value of $745,000. Cucumbers for pickle production totaled 33,172 tons and was valued at $7.30 million. U.S. production of cucumbers for pickles totaled 17.7 million cwt. Wisconsin farmers produced 2.14 million cwt of carrots in 2016 from 4,500 harvest acres. 

Fresh market production totaled 13,000 cwt and was valued at $1.43 million. Processing carrot production accounted for 106,150 tons and had a total value of $8.64 million. Nationally, carrot production totaled 30.3 million cwt. 

There were 6,000 acres of cabbage harvested in Wisconsin in 2016 with a total value of production of $47.6 million. Utilized production of pumpkins in 2016 totaled 189,000 cwt from 1,800 harvested acres. All pumpkins were for the fresh market and had a total value of $3.57 million. 


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