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Last Updated: May 23rd, 2010 - 21:01:09

 


Agriculture Statistics - California
By US Department of Agriculture
Mar 17, 2006, 07:03 PST




TOP COMMODITIES, EXPORTS, AND COUNTIES

Top 5 agriculture commodities, 2001
Commodity Value of receipts
thousand $
Percent of state total
farm receipts
Percent of US value
1.     Dairy products 4,630,171 17.9 18.8
2.     Greenhouse/nursery 2,851,339 11.0 20.7
3.     Grapes 2,653,623 10.2 90.8
4.     Lettuce 1,370,004 5.3 71.8
5.     Cattle and calves 1,351,500 5.2 3.3
 
All commodities
25,892,319   12.8
 
For more details about California's top agriculture commodities, contact Roger Strickland, 202-694-5592.



Top 5 agriculture exports, estimates, FY 2001
Commodity Rank among
states
Value
million $
1.     Other 1 2,339.0
2.     Vegetables and preparations 1 2,071.6
3.     Fruits and preparations 1 1,819.1
4.     Tree nuts 1 1,032.4
5.     Cotton and linters 2 405.4
 
Overall
1 8,698.5
 
For more information on exports see the Agricultural Trade Briefing Room or ERS's Foreign Agricultural Trade of the United States (FATUS) or contact Carol Whitton, 202-694-5287.



Top 5 counties in agricultural sales 1997
Counties Percent of state's
total receipts
Million $
1.     Fresno 12.0 2,772.8
2.     Kern 8.5 1,968.5
3.     Tulare 8.3 1,921.4
4.     Monterey 7.6 1,749.7
5.     Merced 5.5 1,273.5
 
State total
  23,032.3
 
For more information about the Census of Agriculture see the National Agricultural
Statistics Service's
web page, or call 1-800-727-9540.

*EXTRA* Need more? For a printable fact sheet about California's Agriculture, click here.
Source: Agriculture Classroom.


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