Tulare County Crop and Livestock Statistics
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 2019 is $7,505,352,100. This represents an increase of $292,048,700 or 4.0% above 2018’s value of $7,213,303,400.
Milk continues to be the leading agricultural commodity in Tulare County; with a gross value of $1,612,070,000, a decrease of $71,677,000 or 4.3%. Milk represents 21.5% of the total crop and livestock value for 2019.
Total milk production decreased by 11%. Livestock and Poultry’s gross value of $665,379,000 represents a decrease of 4.2% below 2018, mostly due to a lower per unit value for cattle. The total value of all Field Crop production was $496,171,000, a decrease of 5.0% from the previous year. This decrease is mostly attributed to lower acreage for several field crops. Fruit and Nut commodities were valued at $4,555,465,000 an increase of 11.0%. This increase can be partially attributed to the increase in Almond, Pistachio, and Tangerine acreage. Nursery Products decreased by 25.1% compared to 2018 with an overall value of $72,794,000. Vegetable crops were valued at $19,929,000, representing a 15.2% increase. This can be attributed to an increase in yield in both Broccoli and Cucumbers compared to 2018.
Tulare County’s agricultural strength is based on the diversity of the crops produced. The 2019 crop report covers more than 120 different commodities, 44 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.
Tom Tucker, II
Tulare County Agricultural Commissioner &
Sealer of Weights and Measures
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Updated November 2020 with Tulare County Stats