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Record Crop Value

Sep 10, 2019

Fresno County farms set $7.9 billion record for crop value. Here’s what topped the list

Farmers and ranchers in Fresno County produced a record value of almost $7.9 billion in agricultural crops and commodities in 2018.

The figure represents the total gross production value of everything from alfalfa and almonds to wine and wood, and works out to an increase of more than 12.2 percent over 2017, according to county Agricultural Commissioner Melissa Cregan.

Cregan presented the 2018 annual Crop and Livestock Report to the Fresno County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. 

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