Celery has nutritional properties and versatility that have made it a relatively common item in the grocery cart. During 2012, U.S. consumers used an average of 6.0 pounds of fresh celery per person.
According to the USDA, the 2013 crop of celery totaled 18 million cwt, and at an average price of $18.50 per cwt (crate weight based on 60 pounds per crate), the total value of celery was nearly $458 million. April 2014 ... Celery
- Celery, Vegetables and Melons Outlook, Economic Research Service (ERS), USDA, 2005.
- Fruit and Vegetable Market News Website, Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), USDA - Terminal price reports from major U.S. terminals for various vegetables including celery.
- Global Agricultural Trade System (GATS), Foreign Ag Service (FAS), USDA, 2010.
- Vegetables Annual Summary, National Ag Statistics Service (NASS), USDA.
- Vegetables and Pulses Yearbook, ERS, USDA.
- Celery Advisory and Marketing Board, Department of Food and Agricultural Marketing, State of California - Provisions for establishing and outlining the guidelines for the celery advisory and marketing board in California.
- Oregon State University Food Resource, 2007 - Nutrition information, historic use overviews and bibliography on celery and celery nutrition.
- U.S. Standards, Agricultural Marketing Research Service, USDA - United States standards for grades of celery.
- Celery Production in California, Vegetable Research and Information Center, University of California, 2008.
- Commercial Celery Production in Eastern North Carolina, North Carolina State University, 2001 - Fertilizer, irrigation, pest control, varietal selection, production, grading, harvest and post harvest information. Includes Ten Tips for Successful Celery Production.
- University of California Pest Management Guidelines, 2007 - Pest management guidelines for the control of celery nematodes, insect pests and related pest- and disease-management issues.
- Organic Celery Production, Organic Gardening
- Cal-Cel Marketing, Inc. - Example of a large-scale producer distributor. The team of Cal-Cel Marketing and Hiji Brothers has been growing celery for over four decades. This site includes a virtual photo tour.
- Michigan Celery Promotion Cooperative Inc. - This grower-owned marketing and processing cooperative was founded in 1951.
- Healthy Food's-Celery, Celery is one of the worlds healthiest foods.
Links checked April 2014.