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.
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 2017*
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
farms and ranches.
of all fruit and nut crop production 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 2017 crop year are*:
1. Dairy Products, Milk – $6.56 billion
2. Grapes- $5.79 billion
3. Almonds – $5.60 billion
4. Berries, All Strawberries – $3.10 billion
5. Cattle and Calves – $2.63 billion
6. Lettuce – $2.41 billion
7. Walnuts – $1.59 billion
8. Tomatoes – $1.05 billion
9. Pistachios – $1.01 billion
10. Broilers – $939 million
* Based on USDA ERS figures published as of October 30, 2018
Meet The President
Tim Pelican is a native of Coleville, Wash., Tim was raised in an Air Force family, spent his formative years in Iowa and graduated from high school in South Dakota. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and, during his three-year enlistment, worked as an operating room technician.
He moved to California in 1997 and worked as a contract forester for Pacific Gas and Electric Co. He later joined the agricultural commissioner’s office in Tuolumne County.
P.O. Box 2205
Hanford, CA 93232