February 27, 2024

USDA NASS Releases Arizona Annual Vegetables Report

The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) has released the Arizona Annual Vegetables Report summary for 2023.

Some key findings from the report:

  • Arizona harvested 68,500 acres of lettuce in 2023, up 5 percent from the 65,000 acres harvested in 2022.
  • Arizona produced 22.06 million hundredweight (cwt) of lettuce in 2023, with a value of utilized lettuce production of $895.44 million in 2023, down from $965.17 million in 2022.
  • The value of utilized production for 2023 vegetable crops was $19.5 billion, up less than 1 percent from the previous year. Tomatoes, romaine lettuce and carrots claimed the highest values, accounting for 34 percent of the utilized value of production when combined.

View the news release of the report here. For a full copy of the Vegetables 2023 Summary report, please visit www.nass.usda.gov.