Top 100 Growers: North

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Top 100 Growers: NORTH

Rank
Company
HQ State
2009 Acreage
Acreage Change
Year Founded
Crops Grown in 2009
Previous Rank
1
R. D. Offutt Co.
ND
50,000

-3,750

1974
potatoes
1
2
Hartung Brothers Inc.
WI
34,355
6,830
1975
snap beans, sweet corn, cucumbers, beets, carrots, peas, lima beans
2
3
Black Gold Farms
ND
17,000
2,500
1928
potatoes
3
4
Heartland Farms Inc.
WI
16,724
4,521
1945
potatoes, peas, sweet corn, green beans
5
5
Paramount Farms Inc.
WI
13,850
150
1957
potatoes, sweet corn, green beans, peas
4
6
Wysocki Produce Farm Inc.
WI
9,516
-467
1964
potatoes, green beans, peas, sweet corn
6
7
L. Walther & Sons Inc.
MI
8,000
N/C
1940
potatoes
7
8
Sackett Ranch, Inc.
MI
7,890
841
1980
potatoes, corn, peas
10
9
Tri Campbell Farms
ND
7,200
N/C
1978
beans, potatoes, watermelon
8
10
Charles H. West Farms
DE
6,918
-158
1953
lima beans, peas, cucumbers, sweet corn
9
11
Neumiller Farms Inc.
IL
6,800
620
1965
potatoes, sweet corn, snap beans
13
12
Okray Family Farms, Inc.
WI
6,637
-265
1905
potatoes, sweet corn, sneap beans, peas
11
13
Borzynski Farms Inc.
WI
6,375
N/C
1973
cabbage, sweet corn, peas, peppers
12
14
Torrey Farms Inc.
NY
6,257
133
1977
cabbage, cucumbers, sweet corn, peas, pumpkins, squash, beans, onions, carrots, potatoes, spinach
14
15
My-T Acres
NY
5,075
47
1961
spinach, onions, collard greens, snap beans, peas, carrots, potatoes, cabbage, beets, sweet corn
16
16
Sowinski Farms Inc.
WI
4,502
-403
1932
potatoes, green beans
17
17
Weekly Farms
WI
4,350
N/C
1974
potatoes, beans, sweet corn, peas
18
18
Gary Bula Farms Inc.
WI
4,200
N/C
1971
potatoes, snap beans, sweet corn, peas
19
19
Worzella & Sons Inc.
WI
3,867
396
1963
potatoes, sweet corn, beans
21
20
Bula Gieringer Farms
WI
3,860
-1,805
1980
potatoes, sweet corn, peas, snap beans
15
21
Turek Farms
NY
3,858
253
1969
sweet corn, green beans, pumpkins, squash, peas, cabbage
20
22
Buurma Farms Inc.
OH
3,002
-102
1896
radishes, beets, spinach, escarole, endive, Romaine, green onions, parsley, celery, collards, turnips, mustard, kale, sweet corn, leeks, dill, cilantro, squash, cucumbers, green beans, zucchini, carrots
24
22
Kludt Bros. Inc
NY
3,002
-283
1953
sweet corn, snap beans, squash, beets, carrots, cucumbers, cabbage, peas
22
24
Dawson Farms
ND
2,791
-9
1966
potatoes
25
25
Lynn-Ette & Sons Inc.
NY
2,779
-500
1986
green beans, sweet corn, cucumber, squash, pumpkins, cabbage
23

 

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