2014 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW
 California
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Mar/31/2015

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Number of Operations76,400

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 - Production, Measured in Lb / Head23,785
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, SHELLED2,170 LB / ACRE1,870,000,000 LB6,464,500,000
ALMONDS860,0003.5 $ / LB
GRAPES
GRAPES, UTILIZED5,167,744,000
GRAPES, PROCESSING5,813,000 TONS630 $ / TON3,663,604,000
GRAPES, WINE TYPE, UTILIZED2,936,700,000
GRAPES, WINE TYPE, PROCESSING3,900,000 TONS753 $ / TON2,936,700,000
GRAPES, FRESH MARKET1,006,000 TONS1,500 $ / TON1,504,140,000
GRAPES, TABLE TYPE, UTILIZED1,472,875,000
GRAPES, TABLE TYPE, FRESH MARKET952,000 TONS1,500 $ / TON1,428,000,000
GRAPES, RAISIN TYPE, UTILIZED758,169,000
GRAPES, RAISIN TYPE, PROCESSING1,765,000 TONS386 $ / TON682,029,000
GRAPES, RAISIN TYPE, FRESH MARKET54,000 TONS1,410 $ / TON76,140,000
GRAPES, TABLE TYPE, PROCESSING148,000 TONS303 $ / TON44,875,000
GRAPES, RAISIN TYPE, PROCESSING, CANNED21,000 TON475 $ / TON
GRAPES, PROCESSING, DRIED1,612,000 TONS402 $ / TON
GRAPES, RAISIN TYPE, PROCESSING, DRIED328,600 TONS, DRY BASIS1,890 $ / TON, DRY BASIS
GRAPES, TABLE TYPE, PROCESSING, DRIED14,500 TONS, DRY BASIS1,870 $ / TON, DRY BASIS
GRAPES, RAISIN TYPE, PROCESSING, WINE200,000 TON255 $ / TON
GRAPES, WINE TYPE, PROCESSING, WINE3,900,000 TON753 $ / TON
GRAPES, PROCESSING, WINE4,180,000 TONS719 $ / TON
GRAPES, TABLE TYPE, PROCESSING, WINE80,000 TON222 $ / TON
GRAPES, WINE TYPE570,0006.84 TONS / ACRE3,900,000 TONS753 $ / TON
GRAPES, TABLE TYPE110,00010 TONS / ACRE1,100,000 TONS1,340 $ / TON
GRAPES880,0007.75 TONS / ACRE6,819,000 TONS758 $ / TON
GRAPES, RAISIN TYPE200,0009.1 TONS / ACRE1,819,000 TONS417 $ / 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
HAY
HAY1,375,0005.37 TONS / ACRE7,388,000 TONS235 $ / TON1,737,024,000
HAY, ALFALFA875,0006.5 TONS / ACRE5,688,000 TONS248 $ / TON1,410,624,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)500,0003.4 TONS / ACRE1,700,000 TONS192 $ / TON326,400,000
PISTACHIOS
PISTACHIOS, UTILIZED, IN SHELL2,390 LB / ACRE514,000,000 LB1,290,140,000
PISTACHIOS215,0002.51 $ / 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, MID & NAVEL, UTILIZED1,560,000 TONS
ORANGES, VALENCIA, UTILIZED440,000 TONS
ORANGES, UTILIZED2,000,000 TONS
ORANGES, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
ORANGES, MID & NAVEL, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
ORANGES, VALENCIA, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
ORANGES, MID & NAVEL, PROCESSING(D) $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV(D)
ORANGES, VALENCIA, 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, UTILIZED760,000 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
COTTON
COTTON, PIMA155,000154,0001,621 LB / ACRE520,000 480 LB BALES1.57 $ / LB391,872,000
COTTON, UPLAND57,00056,0002,014 LB / ACRE235,000 480 LB BALES0.875 $ / LB98,700,000
COTTON, COTTONSEED292,000 TONS330 $ / TON96,360,000
COTTON212,000210,0001,726 LB / ACRE755,000 480 LB BALES
PEACHES
PEACHES, UTILIZED616,000 TONS355,903,000
PEACHES, FREESTONE, UTILIZED284,000 TONS233,237,000
PEACHES, FRESH MARKET201,082,000
PEACHES, CLINGSTONE, PROCESSING332,000 TONS369 $ / TON122,666,000
PEACHES, CLINGSTONE, UTILIZED332,000 TONS122,666,000
PEACHES, FREESTONE, PROCESSING94,300 TONS32,155,000
PEACHES, FREESTONE, PROCESSING, DRIED420 TONS, DRY BASIS420 $ / TON, DRY BASIS
PEACHES, CLINGSTONE, PROCESSING, CANNED317,000 TONS370 $ / TON
PEACHES, CLINGSTONE20,00016.6 TONS / ACRE332,000 TONS369 $ / TON
PEACHES, FREESTONE, PROCESSING, FROZEN82,600 TONS363 $ / TON
PEACHES, FREESTONE, FRESH MARKET189,700 TONS1,060 $ / TON
PEACHES44,00014 TONS / ACRE616,000 TONS578 $ / TON
PEACHES, FREESTONE, PROCESSING, (EXCL DRIED)355 $ / TON
PEACHES, FREESTONE24,00011.8 TONS / ACRE284,000 TONS821 $ / 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
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
RASPBERRIES
RASPBERRIES, RED, UTILIZED17,200 LB / ACRE96,450,000 LB304,890,000
RASPBERRIES, RED, FRESH MARKET82,000,000 LB3.26 $ / LB267,320,000
RASPBERRIES, RED, PROCESSING14,450,000 LB2.6 $ / LB37,570,000
RASPBERRIES, BLACK, UTILIZED10,800 LB / ACRE4,300,000 LB6,908,000
RASPBERRIES, BLACK, FRESH MARKET4,100,000 LB1.6 $ / LB6,560,000
RASPBERRIES, BLACK, PROCESSING200,000 LB1.74 $ / LB348,000
RASPBERRIES, RED, NOT SOLD1,000,000 LB
RASPBERRIES, RED5,60097,450,000 LB3.16 $ / LB
RASPBERRIES, BLACK4004,340,000 LB1.61 $ / LB
RASPBERRIES, BLACK, NOT SOLD40,000 LB
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
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
PRUNES
PRUNES, PROCESSING95,000 TONS, DRY BASIS2,200 $ / TON209,000,000
PRUNES48,0001.98 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS95,000 TONS, DRY BASIS2,200 $ / TON, DRY BASIS209,000,000
PRUNES, PROCESSING, DRIED95,000 TONS, DRY BASIS2,200 $ / TON, DRY BASIS
PRUNES, UTILIZED95,000 TONS, DRY BASIS
PRUNES, FRESH MARKET(X) $ / TON(X)
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
CHERRIES
CHERRIES, SWEET, UTILIZED36,000 TONS179,021,000
CHERRIES, SWEET, FRESH MARKET31,800 TONS5,550 $ / TON176,490,000
CHERRIES, SWEET, PROCESSING4,200 TONS603 $ / TON2,531,000
CHERRIES, SWEET33,0001.21 TONS / ACRE40,000 TONS4,970 $ / TON
CHERRIES, SWEET, NOT SOLD1,100 TONS
CHERRIES, SWEET, NOT HARVESTED2,900 TONS
CABBAGE
CABBAGE, FRESH MARKET16,40016,400420 CWT / ACRE6,888,000 CWT25.8 $ / CWT177,710,000
NECTARINES
NECTARINES, UTILIZED196,000 TONS169,932,000
NECTARINES, FRESH MARKET196,000 TONS867 $ / TON169,932,000
NECTARINES21,0009.33 TONS / ACRE196,000 TONS867 $ / TON
NECTARINES, PROCESSING(NA) TONS(X) $ / TON(X)
SWEET POTATOES
SWEET POTATOES19,00019,000275 CWT / ACRE5,225,000 CWT28.4 $ / CWT148,390,000
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)
PLUMS
PLUMS18,0007 TONS / ACRE126,000 TONS919 $ / TON115,760,000
PLUMS, PROCESSING(D) TONS(D) $ / TON
PLUMS, UTILIZED126,000 TONS
PLUMS, FRESH MARKET(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
PEARS
PEARS, UTILIZED192,000 TONS91,657,000
PEARS, BARTLETT, UTILIZED157,000 TONS66,245,000
PEARS, BARTLETT, PROCESSING, (EXCL DRIED)388 $ / TON42,341,000
PEARS, (EXCL BARTLETT), UTILIZED35,000 TONS25,412,000
PEARS, BARTLETT, FRESH MARKET48,000 TONS498 $ / TON23,904,000
PEARS, (EXCL BARTLETT), PROCESSING(D) TONS
PEARS, BARTLETT, PROCESSING109,000 TONS
PEARS, PROCESSING(D) TONS(D) $ / TON
PEARS11,10017.3 TONS / ACRE192,000 TONS477 $ / TON
PEARS, BARTLETT8,50018.5 TONS / ACRE157,000 TONS422 $ / TON
PEARS, (EXCL BARTLETT)2,60013.5 TONS / ACRE35,000 TONS726 $ / TON
PEARS, FRESH MARKET(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
PEARS, (EXCL BARTLETT), FRESH MARKET(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
PEARS, PROCESSING, (EXCL DRIED)(D)
PEARS, (EXCL BARTLETT), PROCESSING, (EXCL DRIED)(D) $ / TON(D)
CORN
CORN, GRAIN95,000165 BU / ACRE15,675,000 BU4.7 $ / BU73,673,000
CORN520,000
CORN, SILAGE420,00026 TONS / ACRE10,920,000 TONS
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, OTHER5,2005,2002,100 LB / ACRE109,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, CHICKPEAS9,3009,0002,400 LB / ACRE216,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, LIGHT, RED, KIDNEY1,9001,9002,420 LB / ACRE46,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, DARK, RED, KIDNEY1,4001,4001,860 LB / ACRE26,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, CRANBERRY8008002,380 LB / ACRE19,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, BLACKEYE6,4006,4002,090 LB / ACRE134,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, CHICKPEAS, LARGE9,3009,0002,400 LB / ACRE216,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, LIMA, LARGE8,1007,9002,410 LB / ACRE190,000 CWT
BEANS, DRY EDIBLE, LIMA, BABY14,90014,9002,010 LB / ACRE300,000 CWT
OLIVES
OLIVES, PROCESSING82,300 TONS806 $ / TON66,299,000
OLIVES, UTILIZED82,300 TONS66,299,000
OLIVES, PROCESSING, CRUSHED45,000 TONS618 $ / TON
OLIVES40,0002.06 TONS / ACRE82,300 TONS806 $ / TON
OLIVES, PROCESSING, CANNED30,500 TONS1,180 $ / TON
OLIVES, PROCESSING, LIMITED5,900 TONS424 $ / TON
OLIVES, PROCESSING, UNDERSIZED900 TONS
OLIVES, UNDERSIZED-3 $ / TON
OLIVES, SEVILLANO6,500 TONS
OLIVES, OTHER43,200 TONS
OLIVES, MANZANILLO32,600 TONS
OLIVES, FRESH MARKET(NA) TONS(X) $ / TON(X)
APPLES
APPLES, UTILIZED230,000,000 LB61,690,000
APPLES15,00015,300 LB / ACRE230,000,000 LB0.268 $ / LB
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 TONS510 $ / 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
GRAPEFRUIT10,000400 BOXES / ACRE10.11 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV40,440,000
GRAPEFRUIT, FRESH MARKET10.11 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV40,440,000
GRAPEFRUIT, UTILIZED160,000 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
DATES
DATES, FRESH MARKET30,000 TONS1,290 $ / TON38,700,000
DATES, UTILIZED30,000 TONS38,700,000
DATES8,2003.66 TONS / ACRE30,000 TONS1,290 $ / TON
DATES, PROCESSING(NA) TONS(X)
SQUASH
SQUASH6,2006,100170 CWT / ACRE1,037,000 CWT35.7 $ / CWT37,027,000
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 TONS21,941,000
FIGS, PROCESSING, DRIED8,900 TONS, DRY BASIS1,610 $ / TON, DRY BASIS
FIGS, STANDARD, PROCESSING, DRIED8,200 TONS, DRY BASIS1,740 $ / TON, DRY BASIS
FIGS, SUBSTANDARD, PROCESSING, DRIED700 TONS, DRY BASIS
FIGS7,2004.4 TONS / ACRE31,700 TONS692 $ / TON
FIGS, SUB-STANDARD, PROCESSING, DRIED115 $ / TON, DRY BASIS
FIGS, FRESH MARKET(D) TONS(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 LB11,500,000
PECANS, IMPROVED, UTILIZED, IN SHELL5,000,000 LB11,500,000
PECANS, IMPROVED2.3 $ / LB
PECANS2.3 $ / LB
BARLEY
BARLEY80,00025,00073 BU / ACRE1,825,000 BU5.1 $ / BU9,308,000
MINT
MINT, PEPPERMINT, OIL1,80085 LB / ACRE153,000 LB26.3 $ / LB4,024,000
OATS
OATS110,00010,000100 BU / ACRE1,000,000 BU3.4 $ / BU3,400,000
KIWIFRUIT
KIWIFRUIT, PROCESSING2,500 TON
KIWIFRUIT3,9007.44 TONS / ACRE29,000 TONS
KIWIFRUIT, UTILIZED28,200 TONS
KIWIFRUIT, FRESH MARKET25,700 TONS
KIWIFRUIT, NOT SOLD800 TONS
SUGARBEETS
SUGARBEETS24,30022,60044.4 TONS / ACRE1,003,000 TONS
HAYLAGE
HAYLAGE240,00012.6 TONS / ACRE3,025,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)175,00014.2 TONS / ACRE2,485,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, ALFALFA65,0008.3 TONS / ACRE540,000 TONS
BLUEBERRIES
BLUEBERRIES, TAME5,00055,000,000 LB2.36 $ / LB
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, FRESH MARKET(D) LB(D) $ / LB
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, NOT HARVESTED1,650,000 LB
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, PROCESSING(D) LB(D) $ / LB(D)
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, UTILIZED10,700 LB / ACRE53,350,000 LB(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
TANGERINES
TANGERINES, UTILIZED580,000 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)
MUSHROOMS
MUSHROOMS, AGARICUS5.68 LB / SQ FT1.87 $ / LB
MUSHROOMS, AGARICUS, PROCESSING0.85 $ / LB
MUSHROOMS, AGARICUS, FRESH MARKET1.88 $ / LB
WALNUTS
WALNUTS, ENGLISH, UTILIZED, IN SHELL1.95 TONS / ACRE565,000 TONS
WALNUTS, ENGLISH290,000
TOMATOES
TOMATOES, FRESH MARKET34.8 $ / CWT
TOMATOES, PROCESSING89.5 $ / TON
(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.