2014 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW
 California
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Sep/01/2015

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation334
Farm Operations - Number of Operations76,400
Farm Operations - Acres Operated25,500,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )600,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )1,780,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )5,150,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )425,000
Goats, Angora - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )3,400
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )85,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )40,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )600,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2014 )110,000
Turkeys - Production, Measured in Head11,000,000

Milk Production

Milk, Skim, Unsweetened, Condensed, Bulk - Production, Measured in Plants10
Milk, Dry, Nonfat, Human - Production, Measured in Plants12
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head23,785
Milk, Skim, Unsweetened, Condensed, Bulk - Production, Measured in Lb607,245,000
Milk, Dry, Nonfat, Human - Production, Measured in Lb719,044,000
Milk - Production, Measured in $9,364,944,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb42,337,000,000

Crops - Planted, Harvested, Yield, Production, Price (MYA), Value of Production
Sorted by Value of Production in Dollars
CommodityPlanted All Purpose AcresHarvested AcresYieldProductionPrice per UnitValue of Production in Dollars
ALMONDS
ALMONDS, UTILIZED, SHELLED2,150 LB / ACRE1,870,000,000 LB5,891,930,000
ALMONDS870,0003.19 $ / LB
GRAPES
GRAPES, UTILIZED5,237,034,000
GRAPES, PROCESSING5,776,000 TONS631 $ / TON3,647,114,000
GRAPES, WINE TYPE, UTILIZED2,954,787,000
GRAPES, WINE TYPE, PROCESSING3,893,000 TONS759 $ / TON2,954,787,000
GRAPES, FRESH MARKET1,046,000 TONS1,520 $ / TON1,589,920,000
GRAPES, TABLE TYPE, UTILIZED1,572,745,000
GRAPES, TABLE TYPE, FRESH MARKET1,003,000 TONS1,520 $ / TON1,524,560,000
GRAPES, RAISIN TYPE, UTILIZED709,502,000
GRAPES, RAISIN TYPE, PROCESSING1,720,000 TONS375 $ / TON644,142,000
GRAPES, RAISIN TYPE, FRESH MARKET43,000 TONS1,520 $ / TON65,360,000
GRAPES, TABLE TYPE, PROCESSING163,000 TONS296 $ / TON48,185,000
GRAPES, RAISIN TYPE, PROCESSING, CANNED21,000 TON475 $ / TON
GRAPES, RAISIN TYPE, PROCESSING, DRIED328,600 TONS, DRY BASIS1,820 $ / TON, DRY BASIS
GRAPES, PROCESSING, WINE4,143,000 TONS727 $ / TON
GRAPES, TABLE TYPE, PROCESSING, WINE95,000 TON234 $ / TON
GRAPES, RAISIN TYPE, PROCESSING, WINE155,000 TON233 $ / TON
GRAPES, WINE TYPE, PROCESSING, WINE3,893,000 TON759 $ / TON
GRAPES, TABLE TYPE, PROCESSING, DRIED14,500 TONS, DRY BASIS1,790 $ / TON, DRY BASIS
GRAPES, PROCESSING, DRIED1,612,000 TONS387 $ / TON
GRAPES865,0007.89 TONS / ACRE6,822,000 TONS768 $ / TON
GRAPES, RAISIN TYPE190,0009.28 TONS / ACRE1,763,000 TONS402 $ / TON
GRAPES, TABLE TYPE110,00010.6 TONS / ACRE1,166,000 TONS1,350 $ / TON
GRAPES, WINE TYPE565,0006.89 TONS / ACRE3,893,000 TONS759 $ / TON
STRAWBERRIES
STRAWBERRIES41,50041,500665 CWT / ACRE27,577,000 CWT90 $ / CWT2,481,496,000
STRAWBERRIES, FRESH MARKET22,100,000 CWT102 $ / CWT2,254,200,000
STRAWBERRIES, PROCESSING5,477,000 CWT41.5 $ / CWT227,296,000
WALNUTS
WALNUTS, ENGLISH, UTILIZED, IN SHELL1.97 TONS / ACRE570,000 TONS1,841,100,000
WALNUTS, ENGLISH290,0003,230 $ / TON
HAY
HAY1,375,0005.37 TONS / ACRE7,388,000 TONS232 $ / TON1,737,024,000
HAY, ALFALFA875,0006.5 TONS / ACRE5,688,000 TONS244 $ / TON1,410,624,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)500,0003.4 TONS / ACRE1,700,000 TONS190 $ / TON326,400,000
PISTACHIOS
PISTACHIOS, UTILIZED, IN SHELL2,330 LB / ACRE514,000,000 LB1,593,400,000
PISTACHIOS221,0003.1 $ / LB
LETTUCE
LETTUCE, HEAD, FRESH MARKET88,00087,000370 CWT / ACRE32,190,000 CWT29.9 $ / CWT962,481,000
LETTUCE, ROMAINE, FRESH MARKET64,00063,500280 CWT / ACRE17,780,000 CWT35.4 $ / CWT629,412,000
LETTUCE, LEAF, FRESH MARKET46,00046,000240 CWT / ACRE11,040,000 CWT39.9 $ / CWT440,496,000
ORANGES
ORANGES169,000296 BOXES / ACRE17.43 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV871,265,000
ORANGES, MID & NAVEL133,000293 BOXES / ACRE17.19 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV670,548,000
ORANGES, VALENCIA36,000306 BOXES / ACRE18.25 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV200,717,000
ORANGES, VALENCIA, UTILIZED428,000 TONS
ORANGES, MID & NAVEL, UTILIZED1,548,000 TONS
ORANGES, UTILIZED1,976,000 TONS
ORANGES, MID & NAVEL, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
ORANGES, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
ORANGES, VALENCIA, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
ORANGES, VALENCIA, PROCESSING(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
ORANGES, MID & NAVEL, PROCESSING(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
ORANGES, PROCESSING(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
BROCCOLI
BROCCOLI123,000122,000165 CWT / ACRE20,130,000 CWT40.1 $ / CWT806,561,000
BROCCOLI, FRESH MARKET19,440,000 CWT40.7 $ / CWT791,208,000
BROCCOLI, PROCESSING34,500,000 CWT445 $ / TON15,353,000
RICE
RICE434,000431,0008,580 LB / ACRE36,993,000 CWT19.3 $ / CWT713,965,000
RICE, SHORT GRAIN35,00035,0006,300 LB / ACRE2,205,000 CWT
RICE, LONG GRAIN4,0004,0007,300 LB / ACRE292,000 CWT
RICE, MEDIUM GRAIN395,000392,0008,800 LB / ACRE34,496,000 CWT
LEMONS
LEMONS46,000413 BOXES / ACRE31.37 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV596,124,000
LEMONS, UTILIZED752,000 TONS
LEMONS, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
LEMONS, PROCESSING(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
CARROTS
CARROTS, FRESH MARKET66,00065,500320 CWT / ACRE20,960,000 CWT27.4 $ / CWT574,304,000
RASPBERRIES
RASPBERRIES, UTILIZED19,300 LB / ACRE145,000,000 LB450,900,000
RASPBERRIES, RED, UTILIZED20,400 LB / ACRE138,500,000 LB434,010,000
RASPBERRIES, FRESH MARKET119,500,000 LB3.23 $ / LB386,030,000
RASPBERRIES, RED, FRESH MARKET113,500,000 LB3.26 $ / LB370,010,000
RASPBERRIES, PROCESSING25,500,000 LB2.54 $ / LB64,870,000
RASPBERRIES, RED, PROCESSING25,000,000 LB2.56 $ / LB64,000,000
RASPBERRIES, BLACK, UTILIZED9,290 LB / ACRE6,500,000 LB16,890,000
RASPBERRIES, BLACK, FRESH MARKET6,000,000 LB2.67 $ / LB16,020,000
RASPBERRIES, BLACK, PROCESSING500,000 LB1.74 $ / LB870,000
RASPBERRIES, NOT SOLD130,000 LB
RASPBERRIES, RED, NOT HARVESTED4,300,000 LB
RASPBERRIES, NOT HARVESTED4,370,000 LB
RASPBERRIES7,500149,500,000 LB3.11 $ / LB
RASPBERRIES, BLACK7006,700,000 LB2.6 $ / LB
RASPBERRIES, BLACK, NOT HARVESTED70,000 LB
RASPBERRIES, BLACK, NOT SOLD130,000 LB
RASPBERRIES, RED6,800142,800,000 LB3.13 $ / LB
COTTON
COTTON, PIMA155,000154,0001,558 LB / ACRE500,000 480 LB BALES1.57 $ / LB391,872,000
COTTON, UPLAND57,00056,0001,834 LB / ACRE214,000 480 LB BALES0.875 $ / LB98,700,000
COTTON, COTTONSEED276,000 TONS330 $ / TON96,360,000
COTTON212,000210,0001,632 LB / ACRE714,000 480 LB BALES
PEACHES
PEACHES, UTILIZED620,000 TONS356,136,000
PEACHES, FREESTONE, UTILIZED288,000 TONS233,470,000
PEACHES, FRESH MARKET202,672,000
PEACHES, CLINGSTONE, UTILIZED332,000 TONS122,666,000
PEACHES, CLINGSTONE, PROCESSING332,000 TONS369 $ / TON122,666,000
PEACHES, FREESTONE, PROCESSING96,800 TONS30,798,000
PEACHES, CLINGSTONE, PROCESSING, CANNED317,000 TONS370 $ / TON
PEACHES, FREESTONE, PROCESSING, DRIED610 TONS, DRY BASIS493 $ / TON, DRY BASIS
PEACHES, FREESTONE, PROCESSING, FROZEN82,600 TONS340 $ / TON
PEACHES, CLINGSTONE20,00016.6 TONS / ACRE332,000 TONS369 $ / TON
PEACHES, FREESTONE24,00012 TONS / ACRE288,000 TONS811 $ / TON
PEACHES, FREESTONE, FRESH MARKET191,200 TONS1,060 $ / TON
PEACHES, FREESTONE, PROCESSING, (EXCL DRIED)331 $ / TON
PEACHES44,00014.1 TONS / ACRE620,000 TONS574 $ / TON
PEPPERS
PEPPERS, BELL22,00021,900420 CWT / ACRE9,242,000 CWT36 $ / CWT332,963,000
PEPPERS, CHILE7,0006,900460 CWT / ACRE3,186,000 CWT51.8 $ / CWT165,013,000
AVOCADOS
AVOCADOS, FRESH MARKET2,000 $ / TON328,000,000
AVOCADOS53,8003.05 TONS / ACRE164,000 TONS2,000 $ / TON328,000,000
AVOCADOS, UTILIZED164,000 TONS
AVOCADOS, PROCESSING(NA) TONS(NA) $ / TON
CAULIFLOWER
CAULIFLOWER34,20033,900185 CWT / ACRE6,272,000 CWT49.3 $ / CWT309,040,000
CAULIFLOWER, FRESH MARKET6,197,000 CWT49.5 $ / CWT306,752,000
CAULIFLOWER, PROCESSING3,750,000 CWT610 $ / TON2,288,000
CELERY
CELERY27,80027,200640 CWT / ACRE17,408,000 CWT16.6 $ / CWT288,423,000
GARLIC
GARLIC23,20023,000165 CWT / ACRE3,795,000 CWT67.4 $ / CWT255,888,000
PRUNES
PRUNES, PROCESSING104,000 TONS, DRY BASIS2,240 $ / TON232,960,000
PRUNES48,0002.17 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS104,000 TONS, DRY BASIS2,240 $ / TON, DRY BASIS232,960,000
PRUNES, PROCESSING, DRIED104,000 TONS, DRY BASIS2,240 $ / TON, DRY BASIS
PRUNES, UTILIZED104,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
PRUNES, FRESH MARKET(X) $ / TON(X)
ONIONS
ONIONS, DRY, SUMMER, STORAGE30,50029,300550 CWT / ACRE16,120,000 CWT13.4 $ / CWT212,618,000
ONIONS, DRY, SUMMER, STORAGE, PROCESSING11,902,000 CWT13.33 $ / CWT158,654,000
ONIONS, DRY, SPRING7,0006,800440 CWT / ACRE2,992,000 CWT12.3 $ / CWT36,802,000
ONIONS, DRY, SUMMER, NON-STORAGE8,0007,800480 CWT / ACRE3,744,000 CWT7 $ / CWT26,208,000
MELONS
MELONS, CANTALOUP, FRESH MARKET36,50036,000260 CWT / ACRE9,360,000 CWT21 $ / CWT196,560,000
MELONS, WATERMELON, FRESH MARKET9,0008,900570 CWT / ACRE5,073,000 CWT14.6 $ / CWT74,066,000
MELONS, HONEYDEW, FRESH MARKET10,50010,500270 CWT / ACRE2,835,000 CWT21 $ / CWT59,535,000
POTATOES
POTATOES33,50033,300471 CWT / ACRE15,694,000 CWT12.1 $ / CWT189,577,000
POTATOES, SPRING25,00024,800470 CWT / ACRE11,656,000 CWT12.8 $ / CWT149,197,000
POTATOES, FALL8,5008,500475 CWT / ACRE4,038,000 CWT10 $ / CWT40,380,000
SPINACH
SPINACH, FRESH MARKET26,50026,000160 CWT / ACRE4,160,000 CWT45.5 $ / CWT189,280,000
SWEET CORN
SWEET CORN, FRESH MARKET32,20031,900170 CWT / ACRE5,423,000 CWT34 $ / CWT184,382,000
CABBAGE
CABBAGE, FRESH MARKET16,40016,400420 CWT / ACRE6,888,000 CWT25.8 $ / CWT177,710,000
NECTARINES
NECTARINES, UTILIZED193,000 TONS168,206,000
NECTARINES21,0009.19 TONS / ACRE193,000 TONS872 $ / TON
NECTARINES, FRESH MARKET(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
NECTARINES, PROCESSING(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
SWEET POTATOES
SWEET POTATOES19,00019,000275 CWT / ACRE5,225,000 CWT30.1 $ / CWT148,390,000
CHERRIES
CHERRIES, SWEET, UTILIZED29,200 TONS141,281,000
CHERRIES, SWEET, FRESH MARKET25,000 TONS5,550 $ / TON138,750,000
CHERRIES, SWEET, PROCESSING4,200 TONS603 $ / TON2,531,000
CHERRIES, SWEET33,0001.01 TONS / ACRE33,200 TONS4,840 $ / TON
CHERRIES, SWEET, NOT HARVESTED2,900 TONS
CHERRIES, SWEET, NOT SOLD1,100 TONS
WHEAT
WHEAT495,000205,00083 BU / ACRE17,025,000 BU7.5 $ / BU128,475,000
WHEAT, WINTER460,000180,00080 BU / ACRE14,400,000 BU(D) $ / BU(D)
WHEAT, SPRING, DURUM35,00025,000105 BU / ACRE2,625,000 BU(D) $ / BU(D)
BLUEBERRIES
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, UTILIZED11,500 LB / ACRE55,200,000 LB119,093,000
BLUEBERRIES, TAME4,80057,100,000 LB2.16 $ / LB
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, NOT HARVESTED1,560,000 LB
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, NOT SOLD340,000 LB
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, FRESH MARKET(D) LB(D) $ / LB(D)
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, PROCESSING(D) LB(D) $ / LB(D)
PLUMS
PLUMS18,0006.28 TONS / ACRE113,000 TONS913 $ / TON103,167,000
PLUMS, UTILIZED113,000 TONS
PLUMS, FRESH MARKET(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
PLUMS, PROCESSING(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
PEARS
PEARS, UTILIZED189,000 TONS88,642,000
PEARS, BARTLETT, UTILIZED154,000 TONS64,094,000
PEARS, BARTLETT, PROCESSING, (EXCL DRIED)388 $ / TON41,150,000
PEARS, (EXCL BARTLETT), UTILIZED35,000 TONS24,548,000
PEARS, BARTLETT, FRESH MARKET48,000 TONS478 $ / TON22,944,000
PEARS, BARTLETT, PROCESSING106,000 TONS
PEARS, PROCESSING(D) TONS(D) $ / TON
PEARS, (EXCL BARTLETT), PROCESSING(D) TONS
PEARS, (EXCL BARTLETT)2,60013.5 TONS / ACRE35,000 TONS701 $ / TON
PEARS11,10017 TONS / ACRE189,000 TONS469 $ / TON
PEARS, BARTLETT8,50018.1 TONS / ACRE154,000 TONS416 $ / TON
PEARS, (EXCL BARTLETT), FRESH MARKET(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
PEARS, FRESH MARKET(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
PEARS, PROCESSING, (EXCL DRIED)(D) $ / TON(D)
PEARS, (EXCL BARTLETT), PROCESSING, (EXCL DRIED)(D) $ / TON(D)
CORN
CORN, GRAIN95,000165 BU / ACRE15,675,000 BU4.7 $ / BU73,673,000
CORN, SILAGE420,00026 TONS / ACRE10,920,000 TONS
CORN520,000
OLIVES
OLIVES, PROCESSING94,000 TONS776 $ / TON72,904,000
OLIVES, UTILIZED94,000 TONS72,904,000
OLIVES, PROCESSING, CANNED30,500 TONS1,180 $ / TON
OLIVES, PROCESSING, CRUSHED56,700 TONS608 $ / TON
OLIVES, SEVILLANO4,000 TONS
OLIVES, MANZANILLO33,000 TONS
OLIVES, OTHER43,200 TONS
OLIVES, PROCESSING, LIMITED5,900 TONS414 $ / TON
OLIVES, PROCESSING, UNDERSIZED900 TONS
OLIVES37,0002.54 TONS / ACRE94,000 TONS776 $ / TON
OLIVES, UNDERSIZED-3 $ / TON
OLIVES, FRESH MARKET(NA) TONS(NA) $ / TON(NA)
BEANS
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE48,00047,5002,190 LB / ACRE1,040,000 CWT66.8 $ / CWT69,472,000
BEANS, SNAP, FRESH MARKET4,2004,200110 CWT / ACRE462,000 CWT78.1 $ / CWT36,082,000
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, CHICKPEAS9,3009,0002,400 LB / ACRE216,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, OTHER5,2005,2002,100 LB / ACRE109,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, LIMA, BABY14,90014,9002,010 LB / ACRE300,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, LIMA, LARGE8,1007,9002,410 LB / ACRE190,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, CHICKPEAS, LARGE9,3009,0002,400 LB / ACRE216,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, CRANBERRY8008002,380 LB / ACRE19,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, LIGHT, RED, KIDNEY1,9001,9002,420 LB / ACRE46,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, BLACKEYE6,4006,4002,090 LB / ACRE134,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, DARK, RED, KIDNEY1,4001,4001,860 LB / ACRE26,000 CWT
APPLES
APPLES, UTILIZED240,000,000 LB57,060,000
APPLES, PROCESSING, CANNED(D) LB(D) $ / TON
APPLES, PROCESSING, JUICE(D) LB(D) $ / TON
APPLES15,00016,000 LB / ACRE240,000,000 LB0.238 $ / LB
APPLES, FRESH MARKET(D) LB(D) $ / LB(D)
APPLES, PROCESSING(D) LB(D) $ / TON(D)
ARTICHOKES
ARTICHOKES7,3007,300130 CWT / ACRE949,000 CWT58.5 $ / CWT55,517,000
APRICOTS
APRICOTS, UTILIZED55,400 TONS43,045,000
APRICOTS, FRESH MARKET18,000 TONS1,400 $ / TON25,200,000
APRICOTS, PROCESSING, (EXCL DRIED)37,400 TONS477 $ / TON17,845,000
APRICOTS, PROCESSING, DRIED1,500 TONS, DRY BASIS2,410 $ / TON, DRY BASIS
APRICOTS, PROCESSING, CANNED17,550 TONS510 $ / TON
APRICOTS9,5005.83 TONS / ACRE55,400 TONS777 $ / TON
GRAPEFRUIT
GRAPEFRUIT, FRESH MARKET10.11 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV40,440,000
GRAPEFRUIT10,000400 BOXES / ACRE10.11 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV40,440,000
GRAPEFRUIT, UTILIZED154,000 TONS
GRAPEFRUIT, PROCESSING(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
ASPARAGUS
ASPARAGUS, FRESH MARKET341,000 CWT115 $ / CWT39,215,000
ASPARAGUS11,50011,00031 CWT / ACRE341,000 CWT115 $ / CWT39,215,000
SQUASH
SQUASH6,2006,100170 CWT / ACRE1,037,000 CWT35.7 $ / CWT37,027,000
DATES
DATES, UTILIZED29,000 TONS34,510,000
DATES, FRESH MARKET29,000 TONS1,190 $ / TON34,510,000
DATES8,2003.54 TONS / ACRE29,000 TONS1,190 $ / TON
DATES, PROCESSING(NA) TONS(NA) $ / TON(NA)
KIWIFRUIT
KIWIFRUIT, UTILIZED27,400 TONS32,678,000
KIWIFRUIT, FRESH MARKET24,800 TONS1,310 $ / TON32,488,000
KIWIFRUIT, PROCESSING2,600 TON73.1 $ / TON190,000
KIWIFRUIT3,9007.18 TONS / ACRE28,000 TONS1,190 $ / TON
KIWIFRUIT, NOT SOLD600 TONS
PUMPKINS
PUMPKINS6,4006,200310 CWT / ACRE1,922,000 CWT16.1 $ / CWT30,944,000
SAFFLOWER
SAFFLOWER53,00052,5002,000 LB / ACRE105,000,000 LB24.4 $ / CWT25,620,000
FIGS
FIGS, UTILIZED31,700 TONS18,141,000
FIGS, STANDARD, PROCESSING, DRIED8,200 TONS, DRY BASIS1,740 $ / TON, DRY BASIS
FIGS, SUBSTANDARD, PROCESSING, DRIED700 TONS, DRY BASIS
FIGS, PROCESSING, DRIED8,900 TONS, DRY BASIS1,610 $ / TON, DRY BASIS
FIGS, SUB-STANDARD, PROCESSING, DRIED115 $ / TON, DRY BASIS
FIGS7,0004.53 TONS / ACRE31,700 TONS572 $ / TON
FIGS, FRESH MARKET(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
FIGS, PROCESSING(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
CUCUMBERS
CUCUMBERS, FRESH MARKET3,8003,800180 CWT / ACRE684,000 CWT24.2 $ / CWT16,553,000
SUNFLOWER
SUNFLOWER47,00047,0001,303 LB / ACRE61,250,000 LB25.2 $ / CWT15,434,000
SUNFLOWER, OIL TYPE44,00044,0001,300 LB / ACRE57,200,000 LB25 $ / CWT14,300,000
SUNFLOWER, NON-OIL TYPE3,0003,0001,350 LB / ACRE4,050,000 LB28 $ / CWT1,134,000
PECANS
PECANS, UTILIZED, IN SHELL5,000,000 LB10,700,000
PECANS, IMPROVED, UTILIZED, IN SHELL5,000,000 LB10,700,000
PECANS2.14 $ / LB
PECANS, IMPROVED2.14 $ / LB
BARLEY
BARLEY80,00025,00073 BU / ACRE1,825,000 BU5.24 $ / BU9,308,000
BARLEY, FEED5.24 $ / BU
MINT
MINT, PEPPERMINT, OIL1,80085 LB / ACRE153,000 LB26.3 $ / LB4,024,000
OATS
OATS110,00010,000100 BU / ACRE1,000,000 BU3.2 $ / BU3,400,000
MUSHROOMS
MUSHROOMS, AGARICUS, PROCESSING0.85 $ / LB
MUSHROOMS, AGARICUS, FRESH MARKET1.88 $ / LB
MUSHROOMS, AGARICUS5.68 LB / SQ FT1.87 $ / LB
SUGARBEETS
SUGARBEETS24,30022,60044.4 TONS / ACRE1,003,000 TONS
TANGERINES
TANGERINES, UTILIZED588,000 TONS
TANGERINES, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
TANGERINES45,000322 BOXES / ACRE(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
TANGERINES, PROCESSING(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)595,0004.92 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS2,928,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA100,000900,0006.62 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS5,955,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
HAY & HAYLAGE1,560,0005.69 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS8,883,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
HAYLAGE
HAYLAGE, ALFALFA65,0008.3 TONS / ACRE540,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)175,00014.2 TONS / ACRE2,485,000 TONS
HAYLAGE240,00012.6 TONS / ACRE3,025,000 TONS
TOMATOES
TOMATOES, PROCESSING89.5 $ / TON
TOMATOES, FRESH MARKET34.8 $ / CWT
(NA) Not Available
(D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations
(S) Insufficient number of reports to establish an estimate
(X) Not Applicable
(Z) Less than half the rounding unit

Census State Profile: California

Ranked Items Within The U.S., 2012
ItemQuantityU.S. RankUniverse 1
MARKET VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS SOLD ($1,000)
Total value of agricultural products sold42,627,472150
   Value of crops, including nursery and greenhouse 30,366,898150
   Value of livestock, poultry, and their products12,260,574350
 
VALUE OF SALES BY COMMODITY GROUP ($1,000)
Grains, oilseeds, dry beans, and dry peas1,727,7081950
Tobacco--19
Cotton and cottonseed655,094317
Vegetables, melons, potatoes and sweet potatoes6,327,838150
Fruit, tree nuts, and berries17,638,972150
Nursery, greenhouse, floriculture and sod2,547,307150
Cut Christmas trees and short rotation woody crops2,7061849
Other crops and hay1,467,274150
Poultry and eggs1,663,919750
Cattle and calves3,259,325750
Milk from cows6,945,102150
Hogs and pigs51,5262450
Sheep, goats, wool, mohair, and milk108,136250
Horses, ponies, mules, burros, and donkeys62,241450
Aquaculture103,016550
Other animals and other animal products67,309450
 
TOP CROP ITEMS (acres)
Forage-land used for all hay and haylage, grass silage, and greenchop1,670,0271350
Vegetables harvested, all1,175,249150
Grapes940,177150
Almonds935,804128
Rice561,968210
 
TOP LIVESTOCK INVENTORY ITEMS (number)
Broilers and other meat-type chickens42,268,4821250
Layers19,000,779650
Cattle and calves5,370,531450
Pullets for laying flock replacement4,633,5581050
Turkeys4,532,307850

Other State Highlights, 2012
Economic Characteristics Quantity
Farm by value of sales
   Less than $1,00015,396
   $1,000 to $2,4994,590
   $2,500 to $4,9995,736
   $5,000 to $9,9997,718
   $10,000 to $19,9997,455
   $20,000 to $24,9992,682
   $25,000 to $39,9994,780
   $40,000 to $49,9992,263
   $50,000 to $99,9996,679
   $100,000 to $249,9996,922
   $250,000 to $499,9994,117
   $500,000 or more9,519
  
Total farm production expenses ($1,000)35,455,667
   Average per farm ($)455,395
  
Net cash farm income of the operations ($1,000)8,523,285
   Average per farm ($)109,474
Operator Characteristics Quantity
Principal operators by primary occupation
   Farming42,469
   Other35,388
 
Principal operators by sex
   Male63,873
   Female13,984
  
Average age of principal operator60.1
 
All operators by race 2
   American Indian or Alaska Native1,761
   Asian7,474
   Black or African American526
   Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander455
   White111,141
   More than one race1,030
  
All operators of Spanish, Hispanic or Latino Origin 215,123

Note: See "Census of Agriculture, Volume 1, Geographic Area Series" for complete footnotes, explanations, definitions, and methodology.
   1 Universe is number of states in U.S. with item.
   2 Data were collected for a maximum of three operators per farm.
  (D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations.
   - Represents zero.