California Agricultural Commissioners and Sealers Association

Promoting and protecting California’s agriculture, the environment, and an equitable marketplace since 1880.

Recent News

USDA Launches Trade Mitigation Programs

USDA (Washington, D.C., September 4, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today launched the trade mitigation package aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustified trade retaliation by foreign nations.  Producers of certain...

DPR Brown Bag Lunch Series

CDPR DPR Director Brian R. Leahy launched the Brown Bag lunch series in 2012 to educate the public about projects that showcase the department’s mission: Protecting human health and the environment by regulating pesticide sales and use; and encouraging reduced-risk...

Annual FREP/WHPA Conference

CDFA CALIFORNIA’S FREP/WPHA CONFERENCE COMES TO SEASIDE OCTOBER 22-24, 2018 SACRAMENTO, August 23, 2018 – The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) and the Western Plant Health Association (WPHA) will...

About CACASA

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.

Upcoming Events

september

27sep2:00 pm3:30 pmBest Practices for Aerial ApplicationEPA

october

22octAll Day24Annual FREP/WHPA ConferenceCDFA

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

in production.

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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