Hop Varieties

Production for Idaho, Oregon, and Washington in 2020 totaled 104 million pounds, down 7 percent from the 2019 crop of 112 million pounds. Combined area harvested for Idaho, Oregon, and Washington in 2020 totaled a record high 58,641 acres, up 4 percent from the 2019 level of 56,544 acres. Harvested acreage increased in Idaho and Washington, but declined in Oregon.

2020 Hop Production in the United States
The United States hop yield, at 1,770 pounds per acre, down 211 pounds from a year ago. The 2020 value of production for the United States totaled $619 million, down 3 percent from the previous year.
Top Varieties in Idaho
  1. Columbus/Tomahawk/Zeus
  2. Mosaic®
  3. Citra®
  4. Idaho 7TM
  5. Chinook
    These were the major varieties, accounting for 68 percent of Idaho’s hop production in 2020. Other varieties grown in the gem state include Amarillo®, El dorado, Cascade, Comet, Cashmere, Calypso, Crystal, Bravo®, Galena, Simcoe® and Idaho Gem.

Source: National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)