Carrot And Turnip Market Overview in the USA
In value terms, carrot and turnip production amounted to $ in . In general, production recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 with an increase of % against the previous year. Carrot and turnip production peaked in and is likely to see gradual growth in the near future.
The average yield of carrots and turnips in the U.S. expanded modestly to tonnes per ha in , picking up by % on 2019 figures. The yield figure increased at an average annual rate of +% over the period from 2007 to ; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2016 when the yield increased by % year-to-year. Over the period under review, the average carrot and turnip yield hit record highs in and is expected to retain growth in the near future. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.
In , the carrot and turnip harvested area in the U.S. contracted to ha, approximately reflecting 2019. In general, the harvested area saw a mild shrinkage. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when the harvested area increased by % against the previous year. Over the period under review, the harvested area dedicated to carrot and turnip production reached the peak figure at ha in 2007; however, from 2008 to , the harvested area stood at a somewhat lower figure.
The size of the carrot and turnip market in the U.S. fell modestly to $ in , flattening at the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). The market value increased at an average annual rate of +% over the period from 2007 to ; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being observed in certain years. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 with an increase of % against the previous year. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $ in 2019, and then reduced modestly in the following year.