Butte County Releases Annual Crop Report

Butte County released its annual crop report based on data from 2017.

Posted: Sep 11, 2018 4:30 PM
Updated: Sep 11, 2018 5:10 PM

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - Butte County released its annual crop report, which lists walnuts as the top crop with a gross value of almost $255 million. 

The report was compiled with data from 2017 and gives an in-depth look at the agricultural industry in Butte County. 

Agriculture is still considered the top industry in the county, will a gross value of $696.5 million in production. This number is up nearly $776,000 since 2016. 

According to the report, walnuts are the top crop in terms of gross value at $255 million. 

The report also details a five-year summary of crop values. The chart above reflects the grand total, gross value of various crops. 

These crops include: 

  • Apiary Products
  • Field crops
  • Fruit & nut crops
  • Livestock
  • Nursery stock
  • Seed crops
  • Vegetable crops
  • Organic crops
  • Timber

Tune into KHSL Channel 12 and actionnewsnow.com for new developments and Butte County reactions to the report. 

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