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Department of Agriculture releases 2015 Kern County Agricultural Crop Report

Decrease in 2014 crop value
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Posted at 10:52 AM, Sep 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-12 13:52:42-04
The Department of Agriculture and Measurement Standards has released the 2015 Kern County Agricultural Crop Report.
 
The 2015 gross value of all agricultural commodities produced in Kern County is $6,878,823,690. This represents a nine percent decrease from the 2014 crop value, which was $7,552,323,690.
 
 
The top five commodities for 2015 are grapes, almonds, citrus, milk and cattle and calves, which make up more than $4.6 billion, 67 percent of the total value.
 
The top twenty commodities make up more than 80 percent of the total value.
 
The full 2015 Kern County Crop Report can be found on the Department of Agriculture and Measurement Standards website.