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Strawberries remain top crop in Santa Barbara County

Posted at 4:37 PM, Jul 20, 2020
and last updated 2021-04-06 19:16:42-04

Strawberries were once again Santa Barbara County's top crop in 2019 bringing in more than $571,167,071 according to the county's latest crop report released Monday.

The agriculture report shows the total gross production value of $1,600,146,484 was up 5.1 percent from 2018.

With strawberries accounting for 36 percent of total agriculture production in the county, they were followed by wine grapes, which brought in $106,078,716 or 7 percent and nursery products with $97,624,558 or 6 percent.

For more information on the report, click here.