Top 100 Growers: North

.table1 {
border-collapse: collapse;
border-color: #aeadad;
}

 

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

 

Southeast | Southwest | West

 

Leave a Reply

Vegetables Stories
Crookham-Companys-Dustin-Batt-and-Mark-Jones-and-Sakatas-Bill-Jones
Vegetables
November 15, 2017
Vegetable Breeding for Timing Is only Part of the Picture
Early and late season varieties give growers flexibility and allow them to sequence crops so harvest crews have steady work over a longer period. But those varieties also need other traits like disease resistance and taste. Read More
Pat-Mosely-and-Rakesh-Kumar
Vegetables
November 15, 2017
Taste Is Back on the Front Burner for Vegetable Breeders
In the pursuit for solving some of the biggest problems for growers, breeders have sometimes ignored flavor. Here are two breeders who have made taste a top priority. Read More
Citrus
November 14, 2017
USDA Announces Grants to Promote IPM Practices
Methyl bromide transition, crop protection management among programs funded. Read More
UC-Davis-trials-feature
Vegetables
November 13, 2017
Plant Breeding Is a Key Part of Precision Agriculture’s Future [Opinion]
One theme that stood out during the vegetable seed trials this past summer was how much breeders are keeping future automation in mind. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
Biostimulants Making Big Strides as It Seeks Organization
The inaugural BiocontrolsSM USA East Conference & Expo in Orlando, FL, featured two days of educational sessions focused on how Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
So What Exactly Are Biostimulants, Anyway?
Biostimulants are one of the hottest new topics in specialty crops, but most growers could use a little clarity on where they fit. Here are the basics you need to know. Read More
FAE 17 outdoor equipment display
Florida Ag Expo
November 13, 2017
Florida Growers Explore New Solutions to Age-Old Problems
Farm innovation and alternative approaches to production front and center at 2017 Florida Ag Expo. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
Microbial-based Biostimulants: Big Potential in Small Packages
There is no shortage of interest in or questions and opinions about biostimulants. Many are working to develop them as Read More
Fruits
November 9, 2017
Organic Fresh Produce Sales Top $1 Billion in Third Quarter
Sales of organic fruit were up 8.3% year on year, while sales of organic vegetables rose 6.2%. Read More
Crop Protection
November 8, 2017
California Limits Pesticide Use Near Schools
State prohibits many pesticide applications within a quarter-mile of public K-12 schools and licensed child daycare facilities during school hours. Read More
Back-lit-tomato-slice
Tomatoes
November 8, 2017
A Plant Breeder Explains How GE Techniques Differ from Non-GMO Breeding
Bejo Seeds Senior Tomato Breeder Doug Heath says modern plant breeding techniques give breeders the tools they need to solve growers' challenges. Read More
Citrus
November 7, 2017
New Tool Helps Growers Improve Phosphorus Efficiency
Technology newly available to specialty crop growers provides economic and environmental benefits. Read More
Citrus
November 7, 2017
Comments Sought in Ag Water Component of FSMA
Growers and other interested parties are encouraged by United Fresh to weigh in on agricultural water requirements in the Food Safety Modernization Act. Read More
Sun-and-moon
Citrus
November 7, 2017
Study: Circadian Clock in Plants May Boost Water Efficiency
The Texas A&M team that won a 2017 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine on circadian rhythm at a molecular level turn their attention to plants. Read More
Citrus stew courtesy of Irma
Citrus
November 6, 2017
South Florida Wringing out From Record-Setting Wet Season
Tropical torrents, along with a persistent precipitation pattern, helps break 70-year high-water mark. Read More
The Latest
Citrus
November 17, 2017
Sustainable Farming Projects in Florida …
St. Johns River Water Management District grants backing to 12 on-farm plans aimed at resource conservation and nutrient reduction. Read More
Farm Management
November 17, 2017
Consumers Forking out Less This Year for…
Annual American Farm Bureau average price report reveals you can host a fine Turkey Day feast for less than $50. Read More
Crop Protection
November 15, 2017
Syngenta Secures CRISPR Cas-9 License
Other companies also have secured licenses, but few have announced plans to use the gene editing technology on vegetables. Read More
Vegetables
November 15, 2017
Vegetable Breeding for Timing Is only Pa…
Early and late season varieties give growers flexibility and allow them to sequence crops so harvest crews have steady work over a longer period. But those varieties also need other traits like disease resistance and taste. Read More
Vegetables
November 15, 2017
Taste Is Back on the Front Burner for Ve…
In the pursuit for solving some of the biggest problems for growers, breeders have sometimes ignored flavor. Here are two breeders who have made taste a top priority. Read More
Citrus
November 14, 2017
USDA Announces Grants to Promote IPM Pra…
Methyl bromide transition, crop protection management among programs funded. Read More
Vegetables
November 13, 2017
Plant Breeding Is a Key Part of Precisio…
One theme that stood out during the vegetable seed trials this past summer was how much breeders are keeping future automation in mind. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
Biostimulants Making Big Strides as It S…
The inaugural BiocontrolsSM USA East Conference & Expo in Orlando, FL, featured two days of educational sessions focused on how Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
So What Exactly Are Biostimulants, Anywa…
Biostimulants are one of the hottest new topics in specialty crops, but most growers could use a little clarity on where they fit. Here are the basics you need to know. Read More
Florida Ag Expo
November 13, 2017
Florida Growers Explore New Solutions to…
Farm innovation and alternative approaches to production front and center at 2017 Florida Ag Expo. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
Microbial-based Biostimulants: Big Poten…
There is no shortage of interest in or questions and opinions about biostimulants. Many are working to develop them as Read More
Fruits
November 9, 2017
Organic Fresh Produce Sales Top $1 Billi…
Sales of organic fruit were up 8.3% year on year, while sales of organic vegetables rose 6.2%. Read More
Crop Protection
November 8, 2017
California Limits Pesticide Use Near Sch…
State prohibits many pesticide applications within a quarter-mile of public K-12 schools and licensed child daycare facilities during school hours. Read More
Tomatoes
November 8, 2017
A Plant Breeder Explains How GE Techniqu…
Bejo Seeds Senior Tomato Breeder Doug Heath says modern plant breeding techniques give breeders the tools they need to solve growers' challenges. Read More
Citrus
November 7, 2017
New Tool Helps Growers Improve Phosphoru…
Technology newly available to specialty crop growers provides economic and environmental benefits. Read More
Citrus
November 7, 2017
Comments Sought in Ag Water Component of…
Growers and other interested parties are encouraged by United Fresh to weigh in on agricultural water requirements in the Food Safety Modernization Act. Read More
Citrus
November 7, 2017
Study: Circadian Clock in Plants May Boo…
The Texas A&M team that won a 2017 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine on circadian rhythm at a molecular level turn their attention to plants. Read More
Citrus
November 6, 2017
South Florida Wringing out From Record-S…
Tropical torrents, along with a persistent precipitation pattern, helps break 70-year high-water mark. Read More