USDA Economic Research Service: 2024 Organic Outlook

The USDA’s Economic Research Service provides data on the landscape of organic farming in the US. Key insights from the research presented at the 2024 Agricultural Outlook Forum include:

  • The number of US organic operations decreased between 2017 and 2022. 
  • Of the states, California currently has the highest number of both organic and transitioning operations. 
  • The value of organic tracked exports declined in 2023. 
  • Organic retail sales have remained stable, with fruit and vegetables leading in sales. 
  • Traditional food stores are gaining a larger share of the organic retail market. 

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