These 10 States Grow the Nation’s Organic Food

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7. Ohio
> Number of organic farms: 575
> Organic crop value: $101.24 million
> Crop products value: $23.38 million
> Livestock/poultry value: $77.86 million

The state’s top organic food crops are squash, tomatoes and lettuce. In 2016, Ohio’s organic field crops were valued at $16 million.

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6. Washington
> Number of organic farms: 677
> Organic crop value: $636.25 million
> Crop products value: $533.43 million
> Livestock/poultry value: $102.81 million

Washington’s top organic crops include potatoes, sweet corn and onions. Field crops contributed nearly $21 million to the state’s total organic crop value in 2016.

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5. Iowa
> Number of organic farms: 732
> Organic crop value: $131.19 million
> Crop products value: $57.12 million
> Livestock/poultry products: $64.06 million

Top organic crops in Iowa include squash, lettuce and tomatoes. Iowa’s organic field crop value is $51 million, the fourth highest in the country.

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4. Pennsylvania
> Number of organic farms: 803
> Organic crop value: $659.63 million
> Crop products value: $83.52 million
> Livestock/poultry: $576.10 million

Pennsylvania’s top organic food crops are potatoes, tomatoes and lettuce. Nonfood field crops — field corn, hay, and other animal feeds — account for about $16 million in the state’s organic crop value.