Facts about Agriculture

Tulare County Crop and Livestock Statistics

Download: the 2020 Tulare County Crop and Livestock Report (pdf)

About Tulare County's Farms 

The following analysis is from the 

Tulare County Agricultural Commissioner's Annual Crop Report

Tulare County’s total gross production value for 2020 is $7,140,076,500 This represents a decrease of $365,275,600 or 4.9% below the 2019’s value of $7,505,352,100.

Milk continues to be the leading agricultural commodity in Tulare County; with a gross value of $1,866,696,000, an increase of $254,626,000 or 15.8%. Milk represents 26.1% of the total crop and livestock value for 2020. Total milk production increased by 1.5%. Livestock and Poultry’s gross value of $671,896,000 represents an increase of 1% above that of 2019, mostly due to the higher per unit value for both cattle and poultry.

The total value of all Field Crop production was $504,947,000, an increase of 1.8% from the previous year. Fruit and Nut commodities were valued at $3,832,212,000 a decrease of 15.9%. This decrease can be partially attributed to the decrease in Almond, Grape, Peach, and Tangerine values. Nursery Products increased by 49.3% compared to 2019, with an overall value of $108,697,000. Vegetable Crops were valued at $26,289,000, representing a 31.9% increase.Tulare County’s agricultural strength is based on the diversity of crops produced.

The 2020 Crop and Livestock Report covers more than 120 different commodities, 43 of which have a gross value in excess of $1,000,000. Although individual commodities may experience difficulties from year to year, Tulare County continues to produce high-quality crops that provide food and fiber to more than 96 countries throughout the world.

Prepared by:  
Tom Tucker, II
Tulare County Agricultural Commissioner &
Sealer of Weights and Measures

                * Statistics reported on this page and more are found here:

Tulare County Agriculture Commissioner website

Phone: 559-688-3350

FAX: 559-685-3335

Agricultural Building
4437 S Laspina, Suite A
Tulare, CA 93274


California is the Nation's Leading

Agricultural Producer

    For more California statewide agriculture statistics:

    California Department of Food and Agriculture

    Phone: (916) 654-0462
    FAX: (916) 657-4240
    Email: cdfapublicaffairs@cdfa.ca.gov

    1220 N Street
    Sacramento, CA 95814

    Updated 10/12/2021 with Tulare County Stats