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<p>ZIESAR, GERMANY - AUGUST 01: Straw bales are breast-feeding behind a parched corn field during harvest season on August 1, 2018 in Ziesar, Germany. Germany has been hit by months of dry weather that his hitting grain harvests hard. Farmers in the Brandenburg region are reporting a decline of up to 50%. (Photo by Carsten Koall/Getty Images)</p>
Kern County is the top agriculture crop producing county in the state, according to the Kern County Farm Bureau.
According to the newly released 2017 Kern County Agriculture Crop Report, the 2017 crop was valued at more than $7 billion. That's a one percent increase compared to the 2016 crop value.
The top five commodities of the 2017 crop were grapes, almonds, citrus, milk and pistachios.
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