Recovery in South Dakota’s honey production

U.S. honey production was around 156.9 million pounds in 2019, up 2 percent from 2018 but down 2 percent from the previous five-year average of 160 million pounds. Honey stocks as of Dec. 15 were 41.0 million pounds, up 40 percent year over year. [...]

2018 U.S. honey production and imports relatively steady YOY

U.S. honey production in 2018 was 2 percent higher YOY, at 152.4 million pounds. North Dakota farmers saw the greatest state-by-state production at a sizable 38.2 million pounds, with Montana and California rounding out the top three at 14.4 and 13.7 million pounds, respectively. North Dakota [...]

U.S. honey production fell 9 percent last year

U.S. operations with five or more colonies reported producing 147.6 million pounds of honey in 2017, down 9 percent from the year before and just 4 percent higher than the recent low in 2012 of 142.3 million pounds. Stocks of honey as of December [...]

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