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Loads of Crops

The annual San Diego County agricultural report says we have a total of 6687 farms — more farms than any other county in the U.S. The county remains in the top five counties for cucumbers, mushrooms, tomatoes, boysenberries, strawberries, grapefruit, Valencia oranges, tangelos and tangerines, honey, and eggs.

Overall, crops were on the rise during 2010: the value of the county's agriculture industry amounted to $1,652,422,032, a 7 percent increase from 2009. And while the crop value increased, the total land devoted to agriculture decreased by 4578 acres.

According to the report, avocados remain the most valuable fruit crop, with a 12.7 percent increase from the previous year. Livestock and poultry also increased in value by 29 percent. Other top cash crops include ornamental trees and shrubs, indoor plants, tomatoes, eggs, and lemons.

Crops that didn't do so well last year were grapes, beans, sweet corn, and potatoes.

Click here to check last year's crop out.

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The annual San Diego County agricultural report says we have a total of 6687 farms — more farms than any other county in the U.S. The county remains in the top five counties for cucumbers, mushrooms, tomatoes, boysenberries, strawberries, grapefruit, Valencia oranges, tangelos and tangerines, honey, and eggs.

Overall, crops were on the rise during 2010: the value of the county's agriculture industry amounted to $1,652,422,032, a 7 percent increase from 2009. And while the crop value increased, the total land devoted to agriculture decreased by 4578 acres.

According to the report, avocados remain the most valuable fruit crop, with a 12.7 percent increase from the previous year. Livestock and poultry also increased in value by 29 percent. Other top cash crops include ornamental trees and shrubs, indoor plants, tomatoes, eggs, and lemons.

Crops that didn't do so well last year were grapes, beans, sweet corn, and potatoes.

Click here to check last year's crop out.

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