Fresno County Ag Value Down in 2015 Crop Report

Fresno County Ag Value Down in 2015 Crop Report

August 10, 2016

Fresno County Ag Commissioner Les Wright on the 6.55 Percent Drop in Ag Value

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyY3L896vMo

The Fresno County agriculture value for the 2015 fiscal year was calculated at $6.6 billion. It was down 6.55 percent from 2014, when Fresno County had a record year of $7.0 billion in agriculture value. The report included nearly 400 commodities; 62 of which had a value in excess of $1 million.

The report represents the resiliency and hard work of farmers and farm workers, as well as those allied in the industry.

In the video above, Les Wright, the Fresno County Ag Commissioner, spoke about the implications of the drop.

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