Harvested Cropland and Vegetables in the Pennsylvania

This brief from the Pennsylvania State Data Center celebrates the fall season with a look at agriculture across Pennsylvania according to the 2017 Census of Agriculture. Some of the data highlights include:

  • Pennsylvania had over 4 million acres of harvested cropland in 2017.
  • Nearly half (48.5%) of Lancaster County’s land area is devoted to harvested cropland.
  • Over 48,000 acres of vegetables were harvested in Pennsylvania in 2017.

Which vegetable was the most harvested in each county? Click here to read more about trends in harvested cropland and vegetables harvested across the state.