October 3, 2016

Kings, Stanislaus reflect ‘drag’ in California crop values

Agricultural values are shrinking significantly across California’s billion-dollar plus farm counties, according to the latest round of county crop reports released early this fall. Kings and Stanislaus counties saw agricultural values in 2015 fall 18.2 percent and 12 percent, respectively. Losses in both locations can be attributed to the drought and reduced water deliveries by state and federal water regulators, though agricultural commissioners in both locations cite lower commodity values for part of the decline.  Read More

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