U.S. Protection Harvested: area of certified organic commodities 2015, by category

The statistic shows the results of a survey conducted in 2015 among certified organic U.S. farms and ranches. The results indicate that about 34.57 thousand square feet of beans were harvested in the U.S. under glass or other protection in 2015.

Area of certified organic vegetables, potatoes, and melons grown under Protection Harvested in the U.S. in 2015, by category (in 1,000 square feet)*

Area harvested in thousand square feet
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Release date

September 2016


United States

Survey time period


Number of respondents


Special properties

All U.S. farms and ranches certified for meeting the standards of the National Organic Program (NOP) administered by the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS)****

Method of interview

Email survey

Supplementary notes

Grown under glass or other protection.
The survey does not provide any information about the age of respondents.
Figures were rounded to provide a better understanding of the statistic.
* Includes vegetables, potatoes and melons.
** Fresh cut.
*** Fresh and processed.
*** The sample count displays the number of records from the mail list that had certified organic production in 2015 or whose operational status was unknown. The mail list included 20,400 operations that met the criteria and the response rate for the U.S. was 60% (n=14,716)
**** Only operations certified by an AMS approved agent were included in the 2015 survey.

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