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ORGANIC

   IN THE U.S.

ORGANIC FOOD AND AG BY THE NUMBERS

2016 U.S. Data

Levels of antioxidants in organic crops are 69% higher

Heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids 50% higher in organic meat and dairy

Species diversity is increased by 30% from organic farming

2

Top Organic Commodities: Milk & Eggs  

3

Top Organic Crops: Apples, Lettuce & Strawberries

5

Million Acres of Organic Production 

6.4

Percent Increase In Organic Sales

70

Percent of Organic U.S. Exports Went to Canada and Mexico

49.4

Billion Dollars in Organic Sales

36

Percent of U.S. Organic Sales from California

Certified Organic Farms by State

www.ota.com

www.agmrc.org

www.nass.usda.gov

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