Nebraska Organic Production up 33% from Previous Year
Certified organic operations in Nebraska sold $96 million in organic products in 2016, up 33% from 2015, according to the 2016 Certified Organic Survey by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. The number of certified organic operations in Nebraska totaled 162, up 1% from last year, on 107,371 acres.
The survey is a census of all known U.S. farmers and ranchers with certified organic production in 2016. The survey collected acreage, production, and sales data for a variety of certified organic crop and livestock commodities.
Access the national report on the 2016 Certified Organic Survey at http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/usda/current/OrganicProduction/OrganicProduction-09-20-2017.pdf