2023 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 California
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Mar/03/2024

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation378
Farm Operations - Number of Operations62,900
Farm Operations - Acres Operated23,800,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )665,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )1,715,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )5,100,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )520,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )72,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )37,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )500,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2023 )39,000
Turkeys - Production, Measured in Head6,800,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head23,863
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb40,902,000,000
County outlines for CALIFORNIA

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
TOMATOES
TOMATOES, IN THE OPEN286,000271,900970 CWT / ACRE263,743,000 CWT2,264,695,000
TOMATOES8.66 $ / CWT
TOMATOES, IN THE OPEN, UTILIZED261,633,100 CWT
TOMATOES, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT
TOMATOES, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON
TOMATOES, IN THE OPEN, FRESH MARKET(D)
TOMATOES, IN THE OPEN, PROCESSING(D)
LETTUCE
LETTUCE, ROMAINE, FRESH MARKET49.3 $ / CWT1,652,339,000
LETTUCE, ROMAINE106,600106,400315 CWT / ACRE33,516,000 CWT49.3 $ / CWT1,652,339,000
LETTUCE, LEAF64,30063,500245 CWT / ACRE15,557,500 CWT73.6 $ / CWT1,145,032,000
LETTUCE, LEAF, FRESH MARKET73.6 $ / CWT1,145,032,000
LETTUCE, HEAD, FRESH MARKET34.6 $ / CWT1,133,496,000
LETTUCE, HEAD93,70093,600350 CWT / ACRE32,760,000 CWT34.6 $ / CWT1,133,496,000
LETTUCE, HEAD, UTILIZED32,760,000 CWT
LETTUCE, LEAF, UTILIZED15,557,500 CWT
LETTUCE, ROMAINE, UTILIZED33,516,000 CWT
RICE
RICE515,000512,0008,590 LB / ACRE43,971,000 CWT33.4 $ / CWT1,468,631,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE965,0005.58 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS5,382,000 TONS, DRY BASIS1,274,250,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA70,000510,0006.54 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS3,337,000 TONS, DRY BASIS850,935,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)455,0004.49 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS2,045,000 TONS, DRY BASIS423,315,000
CARROTS
CARROTS54,50054,500395 CWT / ACRE21,527,500 CWT56.4 $ / CWT1,213,700,000
CARROTS, UTILIZED21,527,500 CWT
CARROTS, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
CARROTS, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
HAY
HAY830,0005.15 TONS / ACRE4,275,000 TONS245 $ / TON1,034,685,000
HAY, ALFALFA480,0006.5 TONS / ACRE3,120,000 TONS255 $ / TON795,600,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)350,0003.3 TONS / ACRE1,155,000 TONS207 $ / TON239,085,000
BROCCOLI
BROCCOLI97,00096,500140 CWT / ACRE13,510,000 CWT69.7 $ / CWT941,661,000
BROCCOLI, UTILIZED13,510,000 CWT
BROCCOLI, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
BROCCOLI, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
TANGERINES
TANGERINES69,000344 BOXES / ACRE967,350,000 $, FOB29.37 $ / BOX, ON TREE EQUIV787,866,000
TANGERINES, FRESH MARKET660,000 TONS
TANGERINES, PROCESSING288,000 TONS
TANGERINES, UTILIZED23,700,000 BOXES
ORANGES
ORANGES136,000318 BOXES / ACRE638,552,000 $, ON TREE EQUIV14.78 $ / BOX, ON TREE EQUIV772,704,000
ORANGES, PROCESSING392,000 TONS
ORANGES, FRESH MARKET1,336,000 TONS
ORANGES, UTILIZED43,200,000 BOXES
LEMONS
LEMONS53,000500 BOXES / ACRE405,302,000 $, ON TREE EQUIV22 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV583,019,000
LEMONS, UTILIZED26,500,000 BOXES
LEMONS, FRESH MARKET704,000 TONS
LEMONS, PROCESSING356,000 TONS
SPINACH
SPINACH56,60056,500125 CWT / ACRE7,062,500 CWT78.1 $ / CWT551,911,000
SPINACH, UTILIZED7,062,500 CWT
SPINACH, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
SPINACH, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
CAULIFLOWER
CAULIFLOWER38,60038,500190 CWT / ACRE7,315,000 CWT63.6 $ / CWT464,893,000
CAULIFLOWER, UTILIZED7,307,700 CWT
CAULIFLOWER, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
CAULIFLOWER, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
CELERY
CELERY27,00026,900515 CWT / ACRE13,853,500 CWT26.2 $ / CWT362,548,000
CELERY, UTILIZED13,853,500 CWT
CELERY, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
CELERY, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
GARLIC
GARLIC26,90026,800150 CWT / ACRE4,020,000 CWT77.8 $ / CWT311,708,000
GARLIC, FRESH MARKET170 $ / CWT234,413,000
GARLIC, PROCESSING588 $ / TON77,295,000
GARLIC, UTILIZED4,007,900 CWT
PEPPERS
PEPPERS, BELL11,00011,000410 CWT / ACRE4,510,000 CWT65.2 $ / CWT294,171,000
PEPPERS, BELL, FRESH MARKET78.9 $ / CWT273,996,000
PEPPERS, CHILE3,2003,200360 CWT / ACRE1,152,000 CWT42.9 $ / CWT49,384,000
PEPPERS, BELL, PROCESSING389 $ / TON20,175,000
PEPPERS, CHILE, UTILIZED1,152,000 CWT
PEPPERS, BELL, UTILIZED4,510,000 CWT
PEPPERS, CHILE, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
PEPPERS, CHILE, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
POTATOES
POTATOES23,00022,900460 CWT / ACRE10,534,000 CWT27.7 $ / CWT291,792,000
SWEET POTATOES
SWEET POTATOES19,00019,000320 CWT / ACRE6,080,000 CWT47.7 $ / CWT289,993,000
SWEET POTATOES, FRESH MARKET48.8 $ / CWT287,505,000
SWEET POTATOES, PROCESSING264 $ / TON2,488,000
SWEET POTATOES, UTILIZED6,080,000 CWT
CABBAGE
CABBAGE17,90017,800375 CWT / ACRE6,675,000 CWT40.2 $ / CWT267,550,000
CABBAGE, UTILIZED6,661,700 CWT
CABBAGE, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
CABBAGE, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
MELONS
MELONS, CANTALOUP, FRESH MARKET29 $ / CWT204,343,000
MELONS, CANTALOUP25,70025,700275 CWT / ACRE7,067,500 CWT29 $ / CWT204,343,000
MELONS, WATERMELON, FRESH MARKET24.1 $ / CWT155,134,000
MELONS, WATERMELON13,00012,900500 CWT / ACRE6,450,000 CWT24.1 $ / CWT155,134,000
MELONS, HONEYDEW, FRESH MARKET34 $ / CWT79,808,000
MELONS, HONEYDEW8,4008,400280 CWT / ACRE2,352,000 CWT34 $ / CWT79,808,000
MELONS, CANTALOUP, UTILIZED7,046,300 CWT
MELONS, WATERMELON, UTILIZED6,437,100 CWT
MELONS, HONEYDEW, UTILIZED2,347,300 CWT
SWEET CORN
SWEET CORN, FRESH MARKET47.3 $ / CWT172,479,000
SWEET CORN22,30022,100165 CWT / ACRE3,646,500 CWT47.3 $ / CWT172,479,000
SWEET CORN, UTILIZED3,646,500 CWT
WHEAT
WHEAT338,00097,00086 BU / ACRE8,338,000 BU10.3 $ / BU86,017,000
WHEAT, WINTER320,00080,00080 BU / ACRE6,400,000 BU10.2 $ / BU65,280,000
WHEAT, SPRING, DURUM18,00017,000114 BU / ACRE1,938,000 BU10.7 $ / BU20,737,000
GRAPEFRUIT
GRAPEFRUIT9,000444 BOXES / ACRE59,148,000 $, ON TREE EQUIV14.79 $ / BOX, ON TREE EQUIV71,624,000
GRAPEFRUIT, PROCESSING48,000 TONS
GRAPEFRUIT, UTILIZED160,000 TONS
GRAPEFRUIT, FRESH MARKET112,000 TONS
ARTICHOKES
ARTICHOKES, FRESH MARKET83 $ / CWT64,242,000
ARTICHOKES4,3004,300180 CWT / ACRE774,000 CWT83 $ / CWT64,242,000
ARTICHOKES, UTILIZED774,000 CWT
BEANS
BEANS, SNAP7,3007,20075 CWT / ACRE540,000 CWT108 $ / CWT58,104,000
BEANS, SNAP, UTILIZED540,000 CWT
BEANS, SNAP, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
BEANS, SNAP, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
SQUASH
SQUASH6,3006,200200 CWT / ACRE1,240,000 CWT41.6 $ / CWT50,288,000
SQUASH, UTILIZED1,210,200 CWT
SQUASH, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
SQUASH, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
CORN
CORN, GRAIN40,000178 BU / ACRE7,120,000 BU6.15 $ / BU43,788,000
CORN400,000
CORN, SILAGE350,00026 TONS / ACRE9,100,000 TONS
COTTON
COTTON, COTTONSEED95,000 TONS381 $ / TON36,195,000
COTTON98,00096,8001,359 LB / ACRE274,000 480 LB BALES
COTTON, PIMA85,00084,0001,286 LB / ACRE225,000 480 LB BALES
COTTON, UPLAND13,00012,8001,838 LB / ACRE49,000 480 LB BALES(D) $ / LB(D)
CUCUMBERS
CUCUMBERS7,0007,000185 CWT / ACRE1,295,000 CWT26.6 $ / CWT34,376,000
CUCUMBERS, FRESH MARKET64 $ / CWT22,624,000
CUCUMBERS, PROCESSING250 $ / TON11,752,000
CUCUMBERS, UTILIZED1,293,700 CWT
PUMPKINS
PUMPKINS, FRESH MARKET20.4 $ / CWT30,494,000
PUMPKINS5,3005,100300 CWT / ACRE1,530,000 CWT20.4 $ / CWT30,494,000
PUMPKINS, UTILIZED1,494,800 CWT
SAFFLOWER
SAFFLOWER22,00021,5002,100 LB / ACRE45,150,000 LB36 $ / CWT16,254,000
SUNFLOWER
SUNFLOWER28,50028,0001,051 LB / ACRE29,425,000 LB36.6 $ / CWT10,757,000
BARLEY
BARLEY40,00019,00075 BU / ACRE1,425,000 BU5.3 $ / BU7,553,000
OATS
OATS90,0005,00075 BU / ACRE375,000 BU3.9 $ / BU1,463,000
GRAPES
GRAPES5,920,000 TONS
PEACHES
PEACHES445,000 TONS
WALNUTS
WALNUTS, ENGLISH, UTILIZED, IN SHELL760,000 TONS
CHERRIES
CHERRIES, SWEET80,000 TONS
APPLES
APPLES200,000,000 LB
HAYLAGE
HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)125,00014.4 TONS / ACRE1,800,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, ALFALFA60,0007.3 TONS / ACRE438,000 TONS
HAYLAGE185,00012.1 TONS / ACRE2,238,000 TONS
MUSHROOMS
MUSHROOMS, AGARICUS6.54 LB / SQ FT82,515,065 LB2.45 $ / LB
SUGARBEETS
SUGARBEETS23,00022,60048.8 TONS / ACRE1,103,000 TONS
ASPARAGUS
ASPARAGUS, UTILIZED(D) CWT
ASPARAGUS, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
ASPARAGUS, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
ASPARAGUS(D)(D)(D) CWT / ACRE(D) CWT(D) $ / CWT(D)
APRICOTS
APRICOTS29,000 TONS
PEARS
PEARS165,000 TONS
CHICKPEAS
CHICKPEAS4,4004,4002,800 LB / ACRE123,000 CWT(D) $ / CWT(D)
(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


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