Record High Hop Plantings



WASHINGTON - Jun 30/20 - SNS - Hop acreage strung for harvest in 2020 for Washington, Oregon, and Idaho is forecast at a record high 59,174 acres, 5% more than last year's previous record of 56,544 acres, according to the USDA's seeded area estimate for 2020.

Washington, with 42,343 acres for harvest, accounts for 72% of the total United States acreage. Idaho area strung for harvest was 9,374 acres, or 16% of the United States total. Oregon hop growers accounted for the remaining 12%, or 7,457 acres. Acreage increased from last year in all three States.

The top five hop varieties strung for harvest in the United States this year are CitraR, SimcoeR, Columbus/Tomahawk/Zeus, MosaicR and Cascade.

Hops Area Harvested by Variety - States and United States: 2019 and 2020
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     State and variety    :      Area harvested      :    Strung for harvest
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                          :           2019           :           2020
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                          :                        acres
                          :
Idaho                     :
Amarillo R, VGXP01        :            561                        543
Calypso TM .....          :             81                        (D)
Cascade ..................:            710                        452
Cashmere .................:            (D)                        112
Chinook ..................:            786                        632
Citra R, HBC 394          :            973                      1,639
Columbus/Tomahawk/Zeus 1/ :            991                      1,413
Comet ....................:            112                        117
Crystal ..................:            131                        (D)
                          :
El Dorado R ....          :            352                        492
Eureka! TM .....          :            185                        234
Galena ...................:            113                        (D)
Hallertauer ..............:            (D)                        159
Idaho 7 TM .....          :            388                        564
Mosaic R, HBC 369         :            801                      1,173
Northern Brewer ..........:            (D)                         58
Saaz .....................:            140                        299
Simcoe R, YCR 14          :            469                        411
Willamette ...............:            170                        169
Zeus 1/ ..................:            611                       (NA)
                          :
Other varieties 2/ .......:            784                        907
                          :
Total ....................:          8,358                      9,374
                          :
Oregon                    :
Amarillo R, VGXP01        :            212                        212
Cascade ..................:          1,039                        721
Centennial ...............:            614                        461
Chinook ..................:            114                         88
Citra R, HBC 394          :            998                      1,377
Crystal ..................:            247                        169
Fuggle ...................:             63                        (D)
Golding ..................:             92                         78
Liberty ..................:            (D)                         86
                          :
Mosaic R, HBC 369         :            478                        616
Mt. Hood .................:            295                        144
Nugget ...................:          1,059                        872
Sabro TM, HBC 438         :              -                         65
Simcoe R, YCR 14          :            440                        481
Sterling .................:            147                         86
Strata OR 91331 ..........:            253                        764
Super Galena TM           :             78                         88
Willamette ...............:            619                        602
Experimental .............:            (D)                         26
                          :
Other varieties 2/ .......:            558                        521
                          :
Total ....................:          7,306                      7,457
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See footnote(s) at end of table.                                     --continued
Hops Area Harvested by Variety - States and United States: 2019 and 2020
 (continued)
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     State and variety    :      Area harvested      :    Strung for harvest
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                          :           2019           :           2020
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                          :                        acres
                          :
Washington                :
Ahtanum TM, YCR 1         :             261                        256
Amarillo R, VGXP01        :           1,597                      1,357
Apollo TM ......          :             851                        765
Azacca TM, ADHA-483       :             589                        723
Bravo TM .......          :             236                        201
Cascade ..................:           3,718                      2,825
Cashmere .................:             310                        485
Centennial ...............:           3,031                      2,421
Chinook ..................:           1,437                      1,196
                          :
Citra R, HBC 394          :           6,720                      8,185
Cluster ..................:             470                        411
Columbus/Tomahawk/Zeus 1/ :           2,323                      4,877
Comet ....................:             210                        333
Crystal ..................:              66                        (D)
Ekuanot R, HBC 366        :             632                        520
El Dorado R ....          :             641                      1,071
Eureka! TM .....          :             425                        463
Galena ...................:             297                        241
Idaho 7 TM .....          :              85                        340
                          :
Jarrylo R, ADHA-881       :             (D)                         18
Loral R, HBC 291          :             125                        163
Mosaic R, HBC 369         :           2,829                      3,770
Mt. Hood .................:              53                         39
Mt. Rainier ..............:             239                        238
Nugget ...................:             104                         54
Pahto TM, HBC 682         :           2,109                      2,118
Palisade R, YCR 4         :             477                        290
Pekko R, ADHA-871         :             (D)                        807
Sabro TM , HBC 438        :             724                      1,110
                          :
Simcoe R, YCR 14          :           3,367                      3,248
Summit TM ......          :           1,072                        641
Super Galena TM           :             473                        475
Tahoma ...................:             230                        287
Warrior YCR 5 ............:             (D)                        281
Willamette ...............:             270                        200
Zeus 1/ ..................:           2,612                       (NA)
Experimental .............:             360                        480
                          :
Other varieties 2/ .......:           1,937                      1,454
                          :
Total ....................:          40,880                     42,343
                          :
United States 3/ ......   :          56,544                     59,174
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-  Represents zero.
(D)Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations.
(NANot available.
R Registered
TM Trademark
1/ Beginning in 2020, Zeus is included in Columbus, Tomahawk, and Zeus.
2/ Includes data withheld to avoid disclosure of individual operations and
   varieties not listed.
3/ Includes 812 organic acres in 2020 and 532 organic acres in 2019.