2022 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 California
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Feb/24/2024

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation384
Farm Operations - Number of Operations63,100
Farm Operations - Acres Operated24,200,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2023 )680,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2023 )1,720,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2023 )5,200,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2023 )520,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2023 )80,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2023 )36,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2023 )530,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2022 )85,000
Turkeys - Production, Measured in Head6,200,000

Milk Production

Milk, Skim, Unsweetened, Condensed, Bulk - Production, Measured in Plants4
Milk, Dry, Nonfat, Human - Production, Measured in Plants9
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head24,316
Milk, Skim, Unsweetened, Condensed, Bulk - Production, Measured in Lb108,237,000
Milk, Dry, Nonfat, Human - Production, Measured in Lb860,246,000
Milk - Production, Measured in $10,404,963,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb41,800,000,000
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
GRAPES
GRAPES, UTILIZED5,550,000 TONS5,601,237,000
GRAPES, PROCESSING4,656,500 TONS884 $ / TON4,118,027,000
GRAPES, FRESH MARKET893,500 TONS1,660 $ / TON1,483,210,000
GRAPES828,0006.7 TONS / ACRE5,550,000 TONS1,010 $ / TON
ALMONDS
ALMONDS, UTILIZED, SHELLED2,580,000,000 LB3,536,400,000
ALMONDS1,350,0001.4 $ / LB
ALMONDS, UTILIZED1,910 LB / ACRE
STRAWBERRIES
STRAWBERRIES43,60043,500590 CWT / ACRE25,700,000 CWT108 $ / CWT2,781,768,000
STRAWBERRIES, UTILIZED25,674,300 CWT
STRAWBERRIES, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
STRAWBERRIES, PROCESSING(D) $ / CWT(D)
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE1,030,0005.81 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS5,985,000 TONS, DRY BASIS1,935,093,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA60,000490,0007.36 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS3,604,000 TONS, DRY BASIS1,246,984,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)540,0004.41 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS2,381,000 TONS, DRY BASIS688,109,000
PISTACHIOS
PISTACHIOS, UTILIZED, IN SHELL882,000,000 LB1,861,020,000
PISTACHIOS, UTILIZED1.03 TONS / ACRE441,000 TONS
PISTACHIOS428,0002.11 $ / LB
LETTUCE
LETTUCE, ROMAINE, FRESH MARKET59.6 $ / CWT1,730,838,000
LETTUCE, ROMAINE102,300102,000285 CWT / ACRE29,070,000 CWT59.6 $ / CWT1,730,838,000
LETTUCE, LEAF, FRESH MARKET93.7 $ / CWT1,444,629,000
LETTUCE, LEAF67,40067,100230 CWT / ACRE15,433,000 CWT93.7 $ / CWT1,444,629,000
LETTUCE, HEAD105,500105,200320 CWT / ACRE33,664,000 CWT42.3 $ / CWT1,423,987,000
LETTUCE, HEAD, FRESH MARKET42.3 $ / CWT1,423,987,000
LETTUCE, LEAF, UTILIZED15,417,600 CWT
LETTUCE, HEAD, UTILIZED33,664,000 CWT
LETTUCE, ROMAINE, UTILIZED29,040,900 CWT
HAY
HAY860,0005.39 TONS / ACRE4,634,000 TONS333 $ / TON1,536,218,000
HAY, ALFALFA480,0007.2 TONS / ACRE3,456,000 TONS346 $ / TON1,195,776,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)380,0003.1 TONS / ACRE1,178,000 TONS289 $ / TON340,442,000
TOMATOES
TOMATOES, IN THE OPEN249,000242,800895 CWT / ACRE217,306,000 CWT1,458,408,000
TOMATOES, IN THE OPEN, PROCESSING1,165,043,000
TOMATOES, IN THE OPEN, FRESH MARKET293,365,000
TOMATOES6.76 $ / CWT
TOMATOES, PROCESSING111 $ / TON
TOMATOES, IN THE OPEN, UTILIZED215,784,900 CWT
TOMATOES, FRESH MARKET50 $ / CWT
BROCCOLI
BROCCOLI115,000114,500135 CWT / ACRE15,457,500 CWT65.5 $ / CWT1,011,317,000
BROCCOLI, UTILIZED15,442,000 CWT
BROCCOLI, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
BROCCOLI, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
ORANGES
ORANGES137,00058 BOXES / ACRE21.26 $ / BOX, ON TREE EQUIV947,749,000
ORANGES, UTILIZED7,884,000 BOXES
ORANGES, FRESH MARKET1,276,000 TONS
ORANGES, PROCESSING288,000 TONS
RICE
RICE254,000252,0008,770 LB / ACRE22,103,000 CWT41 $ / CWT906,223,000
CARROTS
CARROTS61,50061,000375 CWT / ACRE22,875,000 CWT38.7 $ / CWT886,379,000
CARROTS, UTILIZED22,875,000 CWT
CARROTS, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
CARROTS, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
TANGERINES
TANGERINES66,000265 BOXES / ACRE35.25 $ / BOX, ON TREE EQUIV681,500,000
TANGERINES, UTILIZED17,500,000 BOXES
TANGERINES, FRESH MARKET500,000 TONS
TANGERINES, PROCESSING200,000 TONS
CAULIFLOWER
CAULIFLOWER41,20041,100210 CWT / ACRE8,631,000 CWT64.4 $ / CWT555,329,000
CAULIFLOWER, UTILIZED8,622,400 CWT
CAULIFLOWER, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
CAULIFLOWER, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
LEMONS
LEMONS52,000485 BOXES / ACRE392,952,000 $, ON TREE EQUIV22.02 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV554,787,000
LEMONS, PROCESSING356,000 TONS
LEMONS, UTILIZED25,200,000 BOXES
LEMONS, FRESH MARKET652,000 TONS
AVOCADOS
AVOCADOS, UTILIZED138,240 TONS487,734,000
AVOCADOS46,7002.97 TONS / ACRE138,500 TONS3,530 $ / TON
AVOCADOS, PROCESSING(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
AVOCADOS, FRESH MARKET(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
SPINACH
SPINACH53,20053,100130 CWT / ACRE6,903,000 CWT66.9 $ / CWT461,219,000
SPINACH, UTILIZED6,889,200 CWT
SPINACH, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
SPINACH, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
WALNUTS
WALNUTS, ENGLISH, UTILIZED, IN SHELL1.89 TONS / ACRE756,000 TONS453,600,000
WALNUTS, ENGLISH, UTILIZED756,000 TONS
WALNUTS, ENGLISH400,000600 $ / TON
CELERY
CELERY27,60027,500535 CWT / ACRE14,712,500 CWT30.6 $ / CWT450,057,000
CELERY, UTILIZED14,712,500 CWT
CELERY, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
CELERY, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
PEACHES
PEACHES, UTILIZED487,540 TONS434,172,000
PEACHES, FRESH MARKET210,940 TONS1,310 $ / TON277,377,000
PEACHES, PROCESSING276,600 TONS567 $ / TON156,795,000
PEACHES38,20012.9 TONS / ACRE493,000 TONS891 $ / TON
SWEET POTATOES
SWEET POTATOES22,00022,000325 CWT / ACRE7,150,000 CWT46.6 $ / CWT326,386,000
SWEET POTATOES, FRESH MARKET49.7 $ / CWT311,291,000
SWEET POTATOES, PROCESSING406 $ / TON15,095,000
SWEET POTATOES, UTILIZED7,007,000 CWT
GARLIC
GARLIC28,00027,800165 CWT / ACRE4,587,000 CWT68.7 $ / CWT314,288,000
GARLIC, FRESH MARKET162 $ / CWT236,309,000
GARLIC, PROCESSING500 $ / TON77,979,000
GARLIC, UTILIZED4,577,800 CWT
RASPBERRIES
RASPBERRIES, UTILIZED98,410,000 LB309,538,000
RASPBERRIES6,00016,500 LB / ACRE99,000,000 LB3.15 $ / LB
RASPBERRIES, FRESH MARKET(D) LB(D) $ / LB(D)
RASPBERRIES, PROCESSING(D) LB(D) $ / LB(D)
CABBAGE
CABBAGE17,40017,300410 CWT / ACRE7,093,000 CWT43.3 $ / CWT307,200,000
CABBAGE, UTILIZED7,093,000 CWT
CABBAGE, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
CABBAGE, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
PEPPERS
PEPPERS, BELL11,90011,900370 CWT / ACRE4,403,000 CWT60.4 $ / CWT265,774,000
PEPPERS, BELL, FRESH MARKET92.9 $ / CWT222,105,000
PEPPERS, CHILE3,3003,300425 CWT / ACRE1,402,500 CWT45.4 $ / CWT63,675,000
PEPPERS, BELL, PROCESSING435 $ / TON43,669,000
PEPPERS, CHILE, PROCESSING813 $ / TON37,913,000
PEPPERS, CHILE, FRESH MARKET55 $ / CWT25,762,000
PEPPERS, CHILE, UTILIZED1,401,100 CWT
PEPPERS, BELL, UTILIZED4,398,600 CWT
MELONS
MELONS, CANTALOUP, FRESH MARKET29.3 $ / CWT256,580,000
MELONS, CANTALOUP27,80027,800315 CWT / ACRE8,757,000 CWT29.3 $ / CWT256,580,000
MELONS, WATERMELON14,10014,000550 CWT / ACRE7,700,000 CWT26.2 $ / CWT201,538,000
MELONS, WATERMELON, FRESH MARKET26.2 $ / CWT201,538,000
MELONS, HONEYDEW, FRESH MARKET39.6 $ / CWT72,706,000
MELONS, HONEYDEW7,2007,200255 CWT / ACRE1,836,000 CWT39.6 $ / CWT72,706,000
MELONS, HONEYDEW, UTILIZED1,836,000 CWT
MELONS, CANTALOUP, UTILIZED8,757,000 CWT
MELONS, WATERMELON, UTILIZED7,692,300 CWT
POTATOES
POTATOES21,00020,900405 CWT / ACRE8,465,000 CWT28 $ / CWT237,020,000
CHERRIES
CHERRIES, SWEET, UTILIZED51,140 TONS228,501,000
CHERRIES, SWEET, FRESH MARKET47,620 TONS4,750 $ / TON226,195,000
CHERRIES, SWEET, PROCESSING3,520 TONS655 $ / TON2,306,000
CHERRIES, SWEET37,0001.42 TONS / ACRE52,500 TONS4,470 $ / TON
BLUEBERRIES
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, UTILIZED64,110,000 LB206,084,000
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, FRESH MARKET52,080,000 LB3.8 $ / LB197,904,000
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, PROCESSING12,030,000 LB0.68 $ / LB8,180,000
BLUEBERRIES, TAME8,0008,090 LB / ACRE64,700,000 LB3.21 $ / LB
SWEET CORN
SWEET CORN, FRESH MARKET45.5 $ / CWT177,564,000
SWEET CORN22,50022,300175 CWT / ACRE3,902,500 CWT45.5 $ / CWT177,564,000
SWEET CORN, UTILIZED3,902,500 CWT
NECTARINES
NECTARINES, UTILIZED131,520 TONS169,366,000
NECTARINES, FRESH MARKET130,150 TONS1,300 $ / TON169,195,000
NECTARINES, PROCESSING1,370 TONS171,000
NECTARINES16,3008.4 TONS / ACRE137,000 TONS1,290 $ / TON
PRUNES
PRUNES, UTILIZED69,550 TONS, DRY BASIS158,574,000
PRUNES, PROCESSING69,550 TONS, DRY BASIS2,280 $ / TON158,574,000
PRUNES37,0001.89 TONS / ACRE, DRY BASIS69,900 TONS, DRY BASIS760 $ / TON, FRESH BASIS
DATES
DATES, UTILIZED48,250 TONS136,890,000
DATES11,8004.1 TONS / ACRE48,400 TONS2,840 $ / TON
DATES, FRESH MARKET(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
DATES, PROCESSING(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
BEANS
BEANS, SNAP7,7007,600100 CWT / ACRE760,000 CWT133 $ / CWT100,820,000
BEANS, SNAP, UTILIZED759,200 CWT
BEANS, SNAP, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
BEANS, SNAP, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
PEARS
PEARS, UTILIZED151,690 TONS97,030,000
PEARS, FRESH MARKET65,660 TONS765 $ / TON50,230,000
PEARS, PROCESSING86,030 TONS544 $ / TON46,800,000
PEARS8,90017.1 TONS / ACRE152,000 TONS640 $ / TON
PLUMS
PLUMS, UTILIZED65,700 TONS95,922,000
PLUMS, FRESH MARKET65,700 TONS1,460 $ / TON95,922,000
PLUMS, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON
PLUMS10,1007.01 TONS / ACRE70,800 TONS1,460 $ / TON
WHEAT
WHEAT390,000105,00085.3 BU / ACRE8,960,000 BU10.5 $ / BU91,910,000
WHEAT, WINTER350,00070,00073 BU / ACRE5,110,000 BU10 $ / BU51,100,000
WHEAT, SPRING, DURUM40,00035,000110 BU / ACRE3,850,000 BU10.6 $ / BU40,810,000
KIWIFRUIT
KIWIFRUIT, FRESH MARKET35,890 TONS2,380 $ / TON85,418,000
KIWIFRUIT, UTILIZED35,890 TONS85,418,000
KIWIFRUIT4,8007.5 TONS / ACRE36,000 TONS2,380 $ / TON
COTTON
COTTON, COTTONSEED153,000 TONS518 $ / TON79,254,000
COTTON134,000132,5001,612 LB / ACRE445,000 480 LB BALES
COTTON, PIMA115,000114,0001,558 LB / ACRE370,000 480 LB BALES(D) $ / LB(D)
COTTON, UPLAND19,00018,5001,946 LB / ACRE75,000 480 LB BALES(D) $ / LB(D)
OLIVES
OLIVES, PROCESSING85,500 TONS892 $ / TON76,297,000
OLIVES, UTILIZED85,500 TONS76,297,000
OLIVES42,0002.05 TONS / ACRE86,100 TONS892 $ / TON
SUGARBEETS
SUGARBEETS18,00018,00048.8 TONS / ACRE878,000 TONS69 $ / TON60,582,000
APPLES
APPLES, UTILIZED183,100,000 LB54,936,000
APPLES, PROCESSING145,700,000 LB405 $ / TON29,504,000
APPLES, FRESH MARKET37,400,000 LB0.68 $ / LB25,432,000
APPLES10,20018,000 LB / ACRE183,500,000 LB0.3 $ / LB
GRAPEFRUIT
GRAPEFRUIT9,500432 BOXES / ACRE39,336,000 $, ON TREE EQUIV9.59 $ / BOX, ON TREE EQUIV53,360,000
GRAPEFRUIT, FRESH MARKET68,000 TONS
GRAPEFRUIT, UTILIZED4,100,000 BOXES
GRAPEFRUIT, PROCESSING96,000 TONS
ARTICHOKES
ARTICHOKES, FRESH MARKET60 $ / CWT45,570,000
ARTICHOKES4,9004,900155 CWT / ACRE759,500 CWT60 $ / CWT45,570,000
ARTICHOKES, UTILIZED759,500 CWT
SQUASH
SQUASH6,3006,200220 CWT / ACRE1,364,000 CWT28.6 $ / CWT38,544,000
SQUASH, UTILIZED1,349,000 CWT
SQUASH, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
SQUASH, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
SAFFLOWER
SAFFLOWER50,00048,0002,250 LB / ACRE108,000,000 LB33.4 $ / CWT36,072,000
PUMPKINS
PUMPKINS5,0004,900270 CWT / ACRE1,323,000 CWT23.9 $ / CWT31,271,000
PUMPKINS, FRESH MARKET23.9 $ / CWT31,271,000
PUMPKINS, UTILIZED1,308,400 CWT
CUCUMBERS
CUCUMBERS7,3007,300180 CWT / ACRE1,314,000 CWT21.1 $ / CWT27,706,000
CUCUMBERS, FRESH MARKET59 $ / CWT18,219,000
CUCUMBERS, PROCESSING189 $ / TON9,487,000
CUCUMBERS, UTILIZED1,312,700 CWT
CORN
CORN, GRAIN20,000177 BU / ACRE3,540,000 BU7.7 $ / BU27,258,000
CORN360,000
CORN, SILAGE335,00026 TONS / ACRE8,710,000 TONS
APRICOTS
APRICOTS, UTILIZED25,690 TONS23,907,000
APRICOTS5,4004.8 TONS / ACRE25,900 TONS931 $ / TON
APRICOTS, PROCESSING(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
APRICOTS, FRESH MARKET(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
ASPARAGUS
ASPARAGUS2,2002,20034 CWT / ACRE74,800 CWT217 $ / CWT16,232,000
ASPARAGUS, FRESH MARKET217 $ / CWT16,232,000
ASPARAGUS, UTILIZED74,800 CWT
SUNFLOWER
SUNFLOWER33,50031,5001,056 LB / ACRE33,250,000 LB31.6 $ / CWT10,517,000
BARLEY
BARLEY40,00019,00056 BU / ACRE1,064,000 BU7.89 $ / BU8,395,000
CHICKPEAS
CHICKPEAS2,4002,3002,610 LB / ACRE60,000 CWT49.6 $ / CWT2,976,000
CUT CULTIVATED GREENS
CUT CULTIVATED GREENS
HAYLAGE
HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)175,00013.9 TONS / ACRE2,433,000 TONS
HAYLAGE225,00012.15 TONS / ACRE2,733,000 TONS
HAYLAGE, ALFALFA50,0006 TONS / ACRE300,000 TONS
PROPAGATIVE MATERIAL
PROPAGATIVE MATERIAL, FLORICULTURE
BEDDING PLANTS, ANNUAL
BEDDING PLANTS, ANNUAL
BEDDING PLANTS, HERBACEOUS PERENNIAL
BEDDING PLANTS, HERBACEOUS PERENNIAL
MUSHROOMS
MUSHROOMS, AGARICUS5.71 LB / SQ FT73,780,193 LB2.35 $ / LB
CUT FLOWERS
CUT FLOWERS
FLOWERING PLANTS, POTTED
FLOWERING PLANTS, POTTED, INDOOR USE, POTS
FOLIAGE PLANTS
FOLIAGE PLANTS, INDOOR USE
OATS
OATS105,0006,00065 BU / ACRE390,000 BU(D) $ / BU(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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