California Agricultural Commissioners and Sealers Association
Promoting and protecting California’s agriculture, the environment, and an equitable marketplace since 1880.
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The California Agricultural Commissioners and Sealers Association (CACASA) is a voluntary organization comprised of County Agricultural Commissioners and County Sealers of Weights and Measures from California’s 58 counties.
CACASA provides the venue for collaborative opportunities to address matters of statewide significance that affect California’s agricultural production, its natural resources, marketing, food safety, equity, and public health as it relates to our environment.
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County Crop Reports
Annual crop year reports have been reproduced for your convenience. Export reports are typically published within the corresponding crop year report. While data is made available throughout the year, crop year and export reports are published typically about one year following the given crop year.
By the Numbers 2016*
The State of California houses the largest agriculture industry in the US with over
California has the most diverse set of crops in the nation with over
different commodities grown.
of all fruit and nut crops in the US are grown in California.
of all vegetable crops in the US are grown in California.
California’s top-10 valued commodities for the 2016 crop year are*:
1. Dairy Products, Milk – $6.07 billion
2. Grapes- $5.58 billion
3. Almonds – $5.16 billion
4. Cattle and Calves – $2.53 billion
5. Lettuce – $1.96 billion
6. Strawberries – $1.83 billion
7. Pistachios – $1.50 billion
8. Tomatoes – $1.33 billion
9. Walnuts – $1.24 billion
10. Oranges – $826 million
* Based on USDA ERS figures published as of February 7, 2018
Meet The President
Ruben Arroyo is the current President of CACASA and is the Riverside County Commissioner/Sealer. Ruben was born in Lindsay, Tulare County. His first Agriculture job, other than picking fruit with his family, was working at a tomato packing shed as the “automatic dumper” heaving tomato lugs onto a conveyor belt.
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