KERN COUNTY 2000 CROP REPORT - TOP 20 CROPS

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1 KERN COUNTY 2000 CROP REPORT - TOP 20 CROPS COMMODITY VALUE 1999 RANKING 1. Grapes $438,366, Citrus, us, Fresh esh and Processing 291,124, Cotton, Including Processed Cottonseed 226,050, Milk, Market and Manufacturing 156,301, Almonds, Including By-Products 142,284, Pistachios 124,085, Nursery Crops 106,246, Hay,, Alfalf alfa 91,209, Potat atoes, Fresh and Processing 78,744, Cattle and Calves 55,995, Pas astur ture, All 42,301, Tomat omatoes, oes, Fresh and Processing 40,741, Bell Pepper eppers, Fresh and Processing 24,972, Apples, All 22,838, Wheat 22,292, Onions, Fresh and Dehydr ydrat ator 20,802, Peac eaches, Fresh and Processing 19,338, Plums 19,055, Garlic, Fresh and Dehydr ydrat ator 17,130, Silage and For orag age 13,193,

2 KERN COUNTY 2000 CROP REPORT - PERMANENT ACREAGE CROP YEAR BEARING G NON-BEARIN ON-BEARING G AL Almonds ,572 25, , ,947 23, ,183 Apples , , , ,237 Apricots Cherries , ,007 1,522 Figs Grapefruit , , , ,486 GRAPES, ALL ,090 4,155 90, ,528 3,366 91,894 Raisin , , , ,768 Table ,278 2,336 32, ,873 1,875 32,748 Wine ,820 1,276 32, ,168 1,210 33,378 Kiwi Lemons , , , ,766 Nectarines , , , ,871 Olives

3 KERN COUNTY 2000 CROP REPORT - PERMANENT ACREAGE CROP YEAR BEARING NON-BEARIN ON-BEARING G AL ORANGES, ALL ,484 1,398 36, ,921 1,071 37,992 Navels ,618 1,054 27, , ,385 Valencias , , , ,607 Peac eaches hes , , , ,367 Pear ears Pecans Per ersimmons Pistachios ,077 11,182 40, ,335 6,814 36,149 Plums , , , ,816 Pomeg omegranat anates ,233 2, Prunes Tang anger erines , ,320 & Tang angelos Walnuts , , , ,455 Misc. a/ a/ ALS ,101 47, , ,712 37, ,313 a/ Includes: Chestnut, Kumquat, Plumcot, and Pluot. 3

4 KERN COUNTY 2000 CROP REPORT - FRUITS & NUTS PRODUCTION UNIT CROP YEAR ACRES PER ACRE PRODUCTION UNIT VALUE VALUE Almonds , a/64,800 Ton $2, $132,264, , a/78,400 Ton 1, ,161,000 Almond ,000 Ton ,020,000 By-Products ,000 Ton ,142,000 APPLES, ALL , ,000 Ton ,838, , ,300 Ton ,148,000 Fresh ,100 Ton ,139, ,800 Ton ,616,000 Processing ,900 Ton , ,500 Ton ,532,000 Apricots ,040 Ton 1, ,496, ,480 Ton 1, ,757,000 Cherries Ton 8, ,249, Ton 4, ,990,000 CITRUS, ALL , ,500 Ton ,124, , ,200 Ton ,887,000 Grapefruit , ,100 Ton ,871, , ,000 Ton ,098,000 Lemons , ,700 Ton ,140, , ,900 Ton ,839,000 Oranges, , ,000 Ton ,645,000 Navel , ,000 Ton ,065,000 Oranges, , ,000 Ton ,374,000 Valencia , ,800 Ton ,755,000 Tangerine , ,700 Ton ,845,000 & Tangelo , ,500 Ton ,511,000 Processing, ,000 Ton ,249,000 All Citrus ,000 Ton ,619,000 GRAPES, ALL , ,530 Ton ,366, , ,700 Ton ,269,000 Raisin b/ , ,130 Ton ,555,000 Variety b/ , ,100 Ton ,134,000 Fresh ,600 Ton 1, ,393,000 Market ,300 Ton 1, ,536,000 4

5 KERN COUNTY 2000 CROP REPORT - FRUITS & NUTS CROP PRODUCTION UNIT YEAR ACRES PER ACRE PRODUCTION UNIT VALUE VALUE Raisins c/ ,710 Ton $ 1, $ 4,828,000 d/ ,340 Ton 1, ,756,000 Processing ,980 Ton ,232, ,800 Ton ,984,000 Crushed ,300 Ton ,102, ,000 Ton ,858,000 Juice Ton Ton Table , ,000 Ton ,789,000 Variety , ,600 Ton ,634,000 Fresh ,000 Ton 1, ,431,000 Market ,000 Ton 1, ,213,000 Crushed ,000 Ton ,358, ,600 Ton ,421,000 Raisin Ton Ton Wine , ,400 Ton ,022,000 Variety , ,000 Ton ,501,000 Crushed ,000 Ton ,423, ,000 Ton ,501,000 Juice ,400 Ton , Ton Kiwi ,220 Ton ,151, ,010 Ton 1, ,795,000 Nectarines , ,600 Ton ,406, , ,100 Ton 1, ,300,000 Olives ,630 Ton ,246, ,180 Ton ,617,000 Peac eaches , ,400 Ton 1, ,149, , ,050 Ton 1, ,687,000 Pistachios , e/63,300 Ton 1, ,085, , e/25,400 Ton 2, ,575,000 Plums , ,200 Ton 1, ,055, , ,600 Ton 1, ,799,000 5

6 KERN COUNTY 2000 CROP REPORT - FRUITS & NUTS PRODUCTION UNIT CROP YEAR ACRES PER ACRE PRODUCTION UNIT VALUE VALUE Walnuts , e/850 Ton $ $ 789, , e/1,730 Ton 1, ,905,000 Misc. f/2000 2, ,120 Ton ,937,000 g/1999 3, ,360 Ton ,284,000 ALS , ,119,590 Ton --- $1,082,175, , ,616,310 Ton ,316,000 a/ Almond production stated in terms of Nut Meat Equivalents. b/ Total production includes raisins on a Fresh Equivalent basis. c/ At the time of this report the bargaining price has not been determined and the Raisin Bargaining Association (RBA) is locked in a first time mandatory arbitration. The RBA s last offered price was $1025 per ton on October 17, 2000 and is being used for reporting purposes only. This price ice ref eflects free ee tonnag onnage e only. It is in no way intended to influence the arbitrated price which is yet to be determined. The final arbitrated price will be published in the 2001 crop report. Dry Ratio: 4.30 to 1 d/ A combined value reflecting free tonnage and reserve tonnage. Dry Ratio: 4.50 to 1 e/ Pistachio and walnut production stated in terms of In-shell Equivalents. f/ Includes: Aprium, Blueberries, Boysenberries, Bushberries, Chestnut, Dates, Figs (Fresh & Dry), Kumquats, All Pears, Pecans, Persimmons, Pomegranates, Processing Peaches, Pluots, Prunes, Raspberries, and Strawberries. g/ Includes: Blueberries, Bushberries, Chestnut, Dates, Figs (Fresh & Dry), Kumquats, Ollaliberries, All Pears, Pecans, Persimmons, Pomegranates, Processing Apricots, Peaches and Strawberries, Prunes, Raisin Grapes for Juice Use, Raspberries, and Strawberries. KERN COUNTY 2000 CROP REPORT - SEED CROPS AL UNIT AL CROP YEAR ACRES PRODUCTION UNIT VAL ALUE UE VAL ALUE UE Cotton ,900 17,900 Ton a/$ $ 3,759, ,415 17,500 Ton a/$ $ 5,329,000 Field b/2000 3,250 6,460 Ton ,513,000 c/1999 4,436 8,970 Ton ,778,000 Vegetable d/ Ton ,974,000 e/ Ton ,079,000 ALS 2000 f/3,790 24,420 Ton --- $ 7,246, f/5,391 26,605 Ton ,186,000 a/ Includes a per acre approval. b/ Includes: Alfalfa, Barley, Blackeyes, and Wheat. c/ Includes: Alfalfa, Blackeyes, Safflower, and Wheat. d/ Includes: Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Lettuce, Onion, and Radish. e/ Includes: Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Lettuce, Melon, Onion, and Radish. f/ Does not include cotton acreage. 6

7 KERN COUNTY 2000 CROP REPORT - FIELD CRO P S PRODUCTION UNIT CROP YEAR ACRES PER ACRE PRODUCTION UNIT VALUE VALUE Barley a/ , ,900 Ton $ $ 2,171,000 a/ , Ton ,013,000 Beans, Dry , ,110 Ton ,925,000 Edible , ,540 Ton ,065,000 Cotton Lint, ,820 b/1,575 c/569,000 Bale d/ ,824,000 Acala ,370 b/1,365 c/395,000 Bale d/ ,540,000 Cotton Lint, ,255 b/1,377 c/48,000 Bale d/ ,829,000 Pima ,995 b/1,217 c/98,300 Bale d/ ,638,000 Cottonseed, ,000 Ton ,397,000 Processing ,000 Ton ,307,000 Hay, , ,000 Ton ,209,000 Alfalfa , ,035,000 Ton ,396,000 Hay, , ,400 Ton ,342,000 Grain , ,200 Ton ,118,000 Hay, , ,900 Ton ,882,000 Other , ,500 Ton ,207,000 Pas astur ture, e, , Acre ,080,000 Irrigated , Acre ,080,000 Pas astur ture, e, ,961,000 Other ,476,000 Pas astur ture, e, ,963, Acre ,260,000 Range ,957, Acre ,133,000 Safflower , ,500 Ton ,437, , ,600 Ton ,796,000 Silage and , ,000 Ton ,193,000 For orag age , ,000 Ton ,785,000 Sugar Beets , ,000 Ton ,985, , ,000 Ton ,378,000 Wheat , ,000 Ton ,292, , ,000 Ton ,470,000 Misc. e/ , ,200 Ton ,266,000 e/ , ,100 Ton ,256,000 ALS 2000 f/515, $415,053, f/502, ,658,000 a/ May contain dryland b/ Pounds Lint per Acre c/ 495 Pounds Net Weight Bale d/ Price per Pound e/ Includes: Clover, Field Corn (Grain), Rye, Sorghum, and Straw. f/ Does not include Range acreage. 7

8 KERN COUNTY 2000 CROP REPORT - VEGETABLE CROPS PRODUCTION AL UNIT AL CROP YEAR ACRES PER ACRE PRODUCTION UNIT VALUE VALUE Cantaloupes , ,600 Ton $ $ 5,054, , ,500 Ton $ ,818,000 Corn, Sweet ,190 Ton ,015, ,240 Ton ,000 Garlic, , ,600 Ton ,568,000 Dehydrator , ,900 Ton ,865,000 Garlic, , ,400 Ton 1, ,562,000 Fresh ,400 Ton 1, ,327,000 Lettuce, Head , ,160 Ton ,625,000 Naked Pack ,400 Ton ,489,000 Wrapped Pack ,360 Ton ,000 Bulk Shredder ,400 Ton ,673,000 Lettuce, Head , ,050 Ton ,060,000 Naked Pack ,900 Ton ,684,000 Wrapped Pack ,450 Ton ,492,000 Bulk Shredder ,700 Ton ,884,000 Melons, ,800 Ton ,733,000 Other , ,300 Ton ,080,000 Onions, , ,000 Ton ,081,000 Fresh esh , ,000 Ton ,026,000 Onions, , ,000 Ton ,721,000 Dehydrator , ,000 Ton ,029,000 Pepper eppers, , ,000 Ton ,956,000 Bell , ,400 Ton ,711,000 8

9 KERN COUNTY 2000 CROP REPORT - VEGETABLE CROPS PRODUCTION AL UNIT AL CROP YEAR ACRES PER ACRE PRODUCTION UNIT VALUE VALUE POTATOES, OES, , ,420 Ton $ 78,744,100 ALL , ,700 Ton ,295,400 Spring , ,300 Ton ,167,000 Total , ,200 Ton ,259,000 Fresh ,000 Ton $ ,220,000 Market ,000 Ton ,105,000 Processing ,800 Ton ,502, ,200 Ton ,800,000 Culls ,500 Ton , ,000 Ton ,000 Wint inter er , ,120 Ton ,577,100 Total al , ,500 Ton ,036,400 Fresh ,100 Ton ,517,000 Market ,600 Ton ,989,000 Culls ,020 Ton , ,900 Ton ,400 Tomat omatoes, oes, , ,000 Ton ,963,000 Fresh esh , ,900 Ton ,167,000 Tomat omatoes, oes, , ,300 Ton ,778,000 Processing , ,900 Ton ,493,000 Wat ater ermelons, , ,100 Ton ,015,000 Seeded , ,000 Ton ,057,000 Wat ater ermelons, , ,700 Ton ,401,000 Seedless , ,400 Ton ,625,000 Misc. a/ , ,417,700 Ton ,970,000 b/ , ,252,000 Ton ,798,000 ALS , ,564,970 Ton --- $334,186, , ,321,690 Ton ,061,400 a/ Includes: Artichoke, Asparagus, Beans (Snap), Broccoli, Cabbage, Cactus, Carrots, Celery, Cilantro, Collard, Cucumber, Eggplant, Gai Lon, Leaf Lettuce, Leek, Lima Beans, Mushrooms, Okra, Onions (Green), Parsley, Peas, Peppers (Chili and Processing), Pumpkins, Radishes, Red Beets, Romaine Lettuce, Rutabaga, Spinach, Squash, Sweet Potatoes, Turnips, and Yams. b/ Includes: Artichoke, Asparagus, Beans (Snap), Broccoli, Cabbage, Cactus, Carrots, Cauliflower, Cilantro, Collard, Cucumber, Eggplant, Gai Lon, Gourds, Leaf Lettuce, Leek, Lima Beans, Mushrooms, Okra, Onions (Green), Parsley, Peas, Peppers (Chili and Processing), Processing Cantaloupe, Pumpkins, Radishes, Red Beets, Romaine Lettuce, Rutabaga, Spinach, Squash, Sweet Potatoes, Turnips, and Yams. 9

10 KERN COUNTY 2000 CROP REPORT - NURSERY CROPS AL UNIT AL CROP YEAR ACRES PRODUCTION UNIT VALUE VALUE Christmas ,520 Tree $ 31,000 Trees ,940 Tree ,000 Fruit and Nut a/ ,599,000 Plant ,859,000 Trees, Vines a/ ,517,000 Plant ,233,000 Herbaceous ,137,000 Plants ,037,000 Ornamental a/ ,500 Plant ,000 Trees & Shrubs a/ ,100 Plant ,000 Propagative ,000 Material ,248,000 Roses ,460 23,188,000 Plant $ ,936, ,607 25,543,000 Plant $ ,869,000 Tur urf ,370 54,614,000 Sq Ft ,365, ,111 47,753,000 Sq Ft ,362,000 ALS , $106,246, , ,129,000 a/ Includes container grown plants. INDUSTRIAL AND WOOD CROPS UNIT CROP YEAR PRODUCTION UNIT VALUE VALUE Biomass and ,000 Ton $11,150,000 Composting ,000 Ton ,812,000 Timber a/2000 3,763,000 Brd Ft --- 1,032,000 a/1999 2,632,000 Brd Ft ,000 Wood for Cords b/$ ,000 Fuel ,627 Cords b/ ,000 ALS $12,369, ,710,000 a/ Previous year s production and value based on information provided by: Timber Tax Division, Property Tax Department, State Board of Equalization. b/ Price includes U.S. Forest Service Permits for woodcutting. 10

11 KERN COUNTY 2000 CROP REPORT - LIVESTO CK & POULTRY NUMBER AL UNIT AL KIND YEAR OF HEAD LIVEWEIGHT UNIT VALUE VALUE Cattle and a/ , ,000 Cwt $66.30 $55,995,000 Calves ,000 1,237,000 Cwt $ ,162,000 Sheep and , ,000 Cwt ,548,000 Lambs , ,000 Cwt ,479,000 Hogs ,850 6,260 Cwt , ,601 7,920 Cwt ,000 Ostriches , , , ,391,000 Misc. b/ ,017,000 b/ ,000 ALS $69,688, ,891,000 a/ New method for calculating Cattle and Calves based on California Agricultural Statistics Service data. b/ Includes Game Birds for Meat and Other. LIVESTOC OCK K & POULTR TRY Y PRODUCT ODUCTS S UNIT PRODUCT YEAR PRODUCTION UNIT VALUE VALUE Milk, ,590,000 Cwt $11.40 $155,602,000 Market ,283,000 Cwt ,739,000 Milk, ,500 Cwt ,000 Manufacturing ,800 Cwt ,000 Manure ,000 Ton ,688, ,000 Ton ,427,000 Wool ,297,000 Lb , ,371,000 Lb ,000 Other Livestock ,433,000 Products ,107,000 ALS $170,876, ,999,000 11

12 KERN COUNTY 2000 CROP REPORT - APIARY PRODUCTS UNIT PRODUCT YEAR PRODUCTION UNIT VALUE VALUE Honey ,470,000 Lb $ 0.58 $ 2,593, ,063,000 Lb ,153,000 Beeswax ,000 Lb , ,000 Lb ,000 Pollination ,000 Colony ,160, ,000 Colony ,606,000 Other Apiary ,000 Products ,000 ALS $11,734, ,619, Year Total Crop Value Comparison 2,500,000,000 2,000,000,000 1,500,000,000 Dollars 1,000,000, ,000, Year 12

13 KERN COUNTY 2000 CROP REPORT - SUMMARY HAR COMMODITY YEAR ACRES RANGE VALUE Fruit and Nut Crops , $ 1,082,175, , ,316,000 Field Crops and Rang angeland ,705 1,963, ,053, ,891 1,957, ,658,000 Veg egetable Crops , ,186, , ,061,400 Nursery Crops , ,246, , ,129,000 Industr trial and Wood Crops ops ,369, ,710,000 Seed Crops , ,246, , ,186,000 Lives estoc ock k and Poultr oultry ,688, ,891,000 Lives estoc ock k and Poultr oultry y Products ,876, ,999,000 Apiary Products ,734, ,619,000 ALS ,628 1,963,000 $2,209,573, ,390 1,957,000 2,129,569,400 Total al value without timber 2000 $2,208,541, ,128,896, Crop Value Summary <1% 3% 1% 5% 8% 1% 15% 48% 19% Fruit & Nut 48% Field Crops & Range 18% Vegetables 15% Nursery 5% Industrial & Wood 1% Seed 1% Livestock & Poultry 3% L & P Products 8% Apiary 1% 13

14 2000 KERN COUNTY PEST PREVENTION AND CONTROL Mechanism Survey & Eradication Biocontrol Releases Pest Eradication Pests Scope of Program DalmatianToadflax, Harmel, 310 Hours Scotch Thistle and Spotted Knapweed Purple Loosestrife 12 Hours Trapping* Pink Bollworm 89 Natives Detected Sterile Release* 1,337 Fields Plowdown 196,075 Acres *Cooperative Pink Bollworm Project Pest est Exclusion Interception Total Findings Pathway Live Pest 40 Post Office, Par arcel Post, Truck Improper Certification 76 Post Office, Par arcel Post, Truck Labeling 37 Post Office, Par arcel Post Ker ern County intercepted 6 Q rated, 19 C rated and 1 A rated pests in Pest est Detection/Trapping Trap Name Number of Traps Deployed Jackson Trap (Medfly,, Oriental and Melon Fruit Flies) 1,100 McPhail Trap 180 Delta Trap (Gypsy Moth) 350 Japanese Beetle Trap 300 Khapra Beetle Trogotrap 95 European Corn Borer Trap 20 European Pine Shoot Moth 10 Hours Number of Traps Deployed Glassy Winged Sharpshooter 6, Exotic otic Pests ests Trapped Olive Fruit ruit Flies 121 Sterile Mediterranean Fruit ruit Flies 14 Pest Purple Loosestrife Lythrum salicaria Biological Control Activities Agent Leaf Beetle Galerucella spp. 14 Scope of Program 1 site 400 adult Beetles

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