CALIFORNIA AGRICULTURE FACTS

  • CALIFORNIA AGRICULTURE GENERATES OVER 35 BILLION DOLLARS IN ANNUAL REVENUE
  • CURRENTLY, THERE ARE OVER 81,000 FARMS IN CALIFORNIA
  • CALIFORNIA’S AGRICULTURE INCLUDES MORE THAN 400 COMMODITY CROPS
  • CALIFORNIA PRODUCES NEARLY HALF OF THE U.S. GROWN FRUITS, NUTS AND VEGETABLES
  • CALIFORNIA FARM AND RANCH LAND TOTALS MORE THAN 25 MILLION ACRES

                          SOURCE: UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


CROP AND LIVESTOCK COMMODITIES IN WHICH CALIFORNIA LEADS THE NATION

Almonds
Apricots
Artichokes
Asparagus
Avocados
Beans, Dry Lima
Bedding, Garden Plants
Broccoli
Brussels Sprouts
Cabbage, Chines
Cabbage, F.M.
Carrots
Cauliflower
Celery
Chicory
Cotton, American Pima
Daikon
Dates
Eggplant
Escarole/Endive
Figs
Flowers, Bulbs
Flowers,Cut
Flowers, Potted Plants
Garlic
Grapes, Raisins
Grapes, Table
Grapes, Wine
Greens,Mustard
Hay, Alfalfa
Herbs
Kale
kiwifruit
Kumquats
Lemons
Lettuce,
Head
Lettuce, Leaf
Lettuce, Romaine
Limes
Melons, Cantaloupe
Melons, Honeydew
Milk
Milk Goats
Nectarines
Nursery, Bedding Plants
Nursery Crops
Olives
Onions, Dry
Onions, Green
Parsley
Peaches, Clingstone
Peaches, Freestone
Pears, Bartlett
Peppers, Bell
Persimmons
Pigeons and Squabs
Pistachios
Plums
Plums, Dried
Pluots
Pomegranates
Raspberries
Rice, Sweet
Safflower
Seed, Alfalfa
Seed, Bermuda Grass
Seed, Ladino Clover
Seed, Vegetable and Flower
Spinach
Strawberries
Tangelos
Tangerines
Tomatoes, Processing
Vegetable, Greenhouse
Vegetable, Oriental
Walnuts
Wild Rice

CALIFORNIA IS THE SOLE PRODUCER (90 PERCENT OR MORE) OF THE COMMODITIES IN BOLD


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