Wisconsin cranberry production totaled 4.67 million barrels in 2019, down from 5.55 million barrels in 2018, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Noncitrus Fruits and Nuts 2019 Summary. The state’s cranberry growers harvested 20,800 acres, up from 20,700 acres last year. Average yield per acre, at 224.4 barrels, was down from last year’s 267.8 barrels.
The price of cranberries was up 4 percent from 2018 to $29.30 per barrel. The total value of utilized production decreased to $137 million dollars. Processed cranberries accounted for 96 percent of the state’s utilized cranberry production. Wisconsin did maintain its number one ranking in total cranberry production with 59 percent of the nation’s total. Wisconsin total production was more than twice that of the next highest producing state, Massachusetts