agb 101 SLO commodities

agb 101 SLO commodities - Brandon Styles AGB 101 Mr....

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Brandon Styles AGB 101 Mr. Frawley County Agricultural Statistics As of the year 2002, 2,322 farms have been established within the San Luis Obispo County. This number of farms represents a 1% decrease since the year of 1997 when there were 2,343 farms within the county. The size of the farms has also suffered a 1% decrease between the years of 1997 and 2002 dropping from 574 to 568 total acres. The land in farms has also dropped 2% since 1997 to 2002 from 1,344,641 to 1,318,142 acres. After looking extensively over several different websites for commodity reports on San Luis Obispo County’s top three commodities in the year 1997, I found that vegetables led the way at $148,129,000 of sales. The next top selling commodity was fruits and nuts at $120,912,000 total sales. The third was nursery and seed which raked in $65,486,000 or total sales. The total value of sales in the year of 1997 reached $381,806,000. The top three commodities of 2002 were considerably higher. The top commodity was fruits and nuts which brought in a staggering $167,555,000 of sales. The
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course AGB 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '01 term at Cal Poly.

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