California Grown Commodities

Strawberries

Strawberries



Strawberries are among the top 5 fruits eaten in the U.S. and California produces more than 88% of the strawberries grown in the country! Strawberries thrive in the moderate climate of California's coastal regions, but they can also be grown inland too! California produces more than 2 billion pounds of strawberries every year!

Alfalfa

Alfalfa


California is an important producer of milk and dairy products, and alfalfa is a critical part of a cow's diet! Alfalfa is a perennial crop, meaning that once planted, farmers can harvest it several times for a number of years.

California Rice Production

California Rice Production


California rice production provides approximately 500,000 acres of habitat annually. This habitat provides nearly 60% of the food resources consumed by wintering waterfowl in the Central Valley and is the sustenance for 2.5 million of the 5 million ducks using the Pacific Flyway.

Citrus

Citrus


California is the leading producer of fresh citrus in the country! California's citrus farmers grow nearly 77% of the country's fresh market citrus. (Florida's citrus primarily goes to making orange juice!)

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