One of only five agricultural regions in the world with a Mediterranean-growing climate, California produces more than 400 animal and plant commodities annually, more than any other state, with top ag products including milk, almonds, grapes, beef and more. Additionally, two-thirds of the nation’s fruits and nuts and over a third of its vegetables are produced by California farms alone.

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Check out the helpful infographic below showing the top 10 California ag products, based on 2015 cash receipts, plus a fun fact about each. Feel free to share on Facebook, Pinterest or Twitter, or contact us to reprint.

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What’s Growing in California?

  • Dairy Products – $6.3 billion: A dairy cow produces about 6.3 gallons of milk each day and 350,000 glasses of milk in a lifetime.
  • Almonds – $5.33 billion: A tasty, high-protein snack, almonds have 6 grams of protein per ounce.
  • Grapes – $4.95 billion: Table grapes (those not used for wine) are considered berries and grow with an average of 100 berries on each bunch.
  • Cattle and Calves – $3.4 billion: A steer typically weighs about 1,000 pounds and yields 450 pounds of edible meat.
  • Lettuce – $2.26 billion: Lettuce leaves that are darker in color indicate high fiber, better flavor and nutritional value
  • Strawberries – $1.86 billion: Strawberries are the first fruit to ripen in the spring.
  • Tomatoes – $1.71 billion: The average person consumes a whopping 88 pounds of tomatoes every year in the United States.
  • Floriculture – $1.08 billion: Floriculture is flower farming. More than 30 percent of U.S. consumers buy fresh flowers each year.
  • Walnuts – $977 million: Walnuts are one of the best plant food sources of omega-3 fatty acids, beneficial to the heart and brain.
  • Hay – $958 million: Sheep and goats refuse to eat trampled hay, but cows and horses will gobble it up.
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California Top 10 ag products