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U.S. Peat Production And Producers' Yearend Stocks In 2010, By Type

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TABLE 4
U.S. PEAT PRODUCTION AND PRODUCERS' YEAREND STOCKS
IN 2010, BY TYPE
 
                Yearend
Active Production2 Percentage of stocks2
Type   operations1   (metric tons)   production   (metric tons)
Sphagnum moss 9 66,900 11 1,790
Hypnum moss 5 26,100 4 691
Reed-sedge 17 525,000 83 91,000
Humus 8 10,300 2 6,980
Total   38   628,000   100   100,000
1Some plants produce multiple types of peat; may not add to totals shown.
2Data are rounded to no more than three significant digits; may not add to totals
shown.

Source: United States Geological Survey Mineral Resources Program

See also: Mineral commodity prices


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