Sep 14, 2021
2020 initial agricultural statistics released in California

California’s farms and ranches received $49.1 billion in cash receipts for their output in 2020. This represents a 3.3% decrease in cash receipts compared to the previous year.

California’s agricultural abundance includes more than 400 commodities. Over a third of the country’s vegetables and two-thirds of the country’s fruits and nuts are grown in California. California’s top-10 valued commodities for the 2020 crop year are:

  • Dairy Products, Milk – $7.47 billion
  • Almonds –$5.62 billion
  • Grapes – $4.48 billion
  • Pistachios –$2.87 billion
  • Cattle and Calves – $2.74 billion
  • Lettuce – $2.28 billion
  • Strawberries – $1.99 billion
  • Tomatoes – $1.20 billion
  • Floriculture – $967 million
  • Walnuts – $958 million

A comprehensive report for the 2020 crop year is schedule to be released in late 2021. Statistics are compiled by the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

View more ag stats here.

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