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Current Cost and Return Studies

Cost and return studies for fruit, vegetable, field, tree and vine crops, and animal commodities are available. To view the studies you may need to download the Adobe Reader for free.

The table below contains the latest cost and return studies. Archived cost and return studies are also available.

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Current Cost and Return Studies in the Sacramento Valley Region
Commodity Region County Year Production Conditions
Alfalfa [pdf] Intermountain, Sacramento Valley, San Joaquin Valley North, and San Joaquin Valley South see map 2013 ORGANIC, Establishment and Production, Hay
Almonds [pdf] Sacramento Valley see map 2012 Micro-Sprinkler Irrigation
Beef [pdf] Sacramento Valley see map 2010 Yearling/Stocker Production (purchased, gain, natural)
Beef [pdf] Sacramento Valley see map 2012 Finishing beef cattle on grass.
Goats [pdf] Northern California see map 2010 Meat
Grapes/Wine [pdf] Sacramento Valley Sacramento/Yolo 2013 Sacramento River Delta, District 17, Chardonnay, Establish and production
Oat Hay [pdf] Sacramento Valley see map 2012 Dryland
Olives [pdf] Sacramento Valley see map 2009 Table, Manzanillo variety; Drip Irrigation
Olives [pdf] Sacramento Valley see map 2011 Establishment and production, Table Olives, High Density.
Peaches [pdf] Sacramento Valley and San Joaquin Valley North and South see map 2011 Processing (Cling and Freestone). Late Harvest. Establishment and production.
Pears [pdf] Sacramento Valley Sacramento 2010 Green Bartlett
Pears [pdf] Sacramento Valley see map 2012 Golden Russet Bosc; ORGANIC
Prunes [pdf] Sacramento Valley see map 2012 Establishment and Production. Dried plums.
Rice [pdf] Sacramento Valley see map 2012 Rice only rotation, medium grain
Safflower [pdf] Sacramento Valley see map 2011 Irrigated-Bed Planted, Dryland-Flat Planted
Sunflowers [pdf] Sacramento Valley see map 2011 Seed production
Walnuts [pdf] Sacramento Valley and San Joaquin Valley North Lake 2009 Hulling and Drying Facility Cost Study
Walnuts [pdf] Sacramento Valley see map 2012 Establishment and Production. Micro-sprinkler irrigation.
Wheat [pdf] Sacramento Valley see map 2009 Irrigated

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