Northwest Canola Acreage Increases Year-Over-Year

Photo: Karen Sowers

According to the latest numbers from the USDA canola acreage in the northwest increase between 2019 and 2020. Not only did acreage increase year-over-year, but both Idaho and Washington hit all-time highs. And the Pacific Northwest now has three of the four top canola producing states the country.

Idaho’s hit 46,484 planted acres this year, a 19% year-over-year increase, Washington reported 79,283 canola acres, up 24% from last year, Oregon reported 3,820 acres, up 4% from 2019, and Montana recorded 146,579 acres, a 15% year over year increase.

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At nearly 1.5 million acres, North Dakota is the top canola producing state in the U.S.

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