Agriculture Resources
San Joaquin County Ag Facts
  • The gross value of agricultural production in 2019 was $2,617,815,000. This up, 0.91% increase in the 2018 value of $2,594,246,000.

  • 3,430 total farms, comprised of 772,762 acres of farmland (2017 Census)

  • 2019 Top 5 Exports: Rice (70,544 tons), Walnuts (45,398 tons), Almonds (37,389 tons), Cherries (7,088 tons), Pears (3,489 tons)

  • In 2019, there were 3,200 certified organic acres growing crops with gross value of $12,836,000.

  • 2019 Crop Report

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California Ag Facts
  • California's agricultural abundance includes more than 400 commodities. 
  • Over a third of the country's vegetables and two-thirds of the country's fruits and nuts are grown in California

  • California is the leading US state for cash farm receipts, accounting for over 13 percent of the nation's total agricultural value

  • California Farm to Fork Program 

  • Top producing commodities (2018)

    1. Dairy Products, Milk — $6.37 billion

    2. Grapes — $6.25 billion

    3. Almonds — $5.47 billion

    4. Cattle and Calves — $3.19 billion

    5. Pistachios — $2.62 billion

    6. Strawberries — $2.34 billion

    7. Lettuce — $1.81 billion

    8. Floriculture — $1.22 billion

    9. Tomatoes — $1.20 billion

    10. Oranges — $1.12 billion

The California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating youth throughout California about the importance of agriculture in their daily lives. We do this through:
  • Developing materials that are accurate, teacher-tested and scientifically sound to enhance the educational experience of K-12 students.

  • Providing programs, inspiration and training opportunities for educators.

  • Partnering with like-minded organizations to create awareness about the significance of agriculture in our everyday lives.

  • Recognizing teachers and students for their achievements in agricultural literacy.

  • Supporting the pursuit of agricultural careers and continuing education.

Our mission is to increase awareness and understanding of agriculture among California's educators and students. Our vision is an appreciation of agriculture by all.

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