Current Cost and Return Studies

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Current Studies
CommodityRegionCountyYearProduction Conditions
Alfalfa [pdf]Sacramento Valley, San Joaquin Valley Northsee map 2015 Establish and produce; flood irrigation
Alfalfa [pdf]Sacramento Valley - Northern Delta see map 2014 Sub-surface drip irrigation
Alfalfa [pdf]Intermountain, Sacramento Valley, San Joaquin Valley North, San Joaquin Valley Southsee map 2013 ORGANIC, Establishment and Production, Hay
Alfalfa [pdf]Intermountain Siskiyou 2012 Establishment and production, Scott Valley - Mixed Irrigation
Alfalfa [pdf]Intermountain Siskiyou 2012 Establishment and production, Butte Valley - Center Pivot Irrigation
Almonds [pdf]Sacramento Valleysee map 2012 Micro-Sprinkler Irrigation
Almonds [pdf]San Joaquin Valley Northsee map 2011 Establishment and Production. Micro Sprinkler Irrigation.
Almonds [pdf]San Joaquin Valley Northsee map 2011 Establishment and Production, Flood Irrigation.
Apples [pdf]Central Coast Santa Cruz 2014 Various varieties, organic
Apples [pdf]Central Coast Santa Cruz 2014 Various varieties, conventional
Asparagus [pdf]San Joaquin Valley North San Joaquin 2013 Fresh Market, Establishment and Production
Avocados [pdf]South Coast, Southeast Interior Riverside/San Diego 2011 Establishment and Production
Avocados [pdf]South Coast, Southeast Interior Riverside/San Diego 2011 Establishment and Production, Organic
Avocados [pdf]Central Coast, South Coast San Luis Obispo/Santa Barbara/Ventura 2011 Establishment and Production
Avocados [pdf]Central Coast, South Coast San Luis Obispo/Santa Barbara/Ventura 2011 Establishment and Production, Organic
Beans [pdf]Sacramento Valleysee map 2014 Common Dry Varieties - Double Cropped
Beans [pdf]Sacramento Valleysee map 2014 Dry Brush and Vine Varieties - Single Cropped
Beans [pdf]San Joaquin Valley South Tulare 2013 Blackeye, Single Cropped
Beans [pdf]San Joaquin Valley South Tulare 2013 Blackeye, Double Cropped
Beans [pdf]San Joaquin Valley Northsee map 2010 Common Dry Varieties; Double Cropped
Beans [pdf]San Joaquin Valley Northsee map 2010 Small Lima
Beans [pdf]San Joaquin Valley Northsee map 2010 Large Lima
Beef [pdf]Sacramento Valleysee map 2012 Finishing beef cattle on grass.
Beef [pdf]Sacramento Valleysee map 2010 Yearling/Stocker Production (purchased, gain, natural)
Blackberries [pdf]Central Coast Monterey/Santa Cruz 2013 Fresh Market
Blueberries [pdf]San Joaquin Valley South Tulare 2009 Establishment and Production
Broccoli [pdf]Central Coast San Luis Obispo 2012 Fresh Market, Production
Cabbage [pdf]South Coast Ventura 2012-2013 production
Celery [pdf]South Coast Ventura 2012-2013 production
Cherries [pdf]San Joaquin Valley Northsee map 2011 Sweet Cherries, Fresh Market
Corn [pdf]San Joaquin Valley Southsee map 2015 Grain corn, furrow irrigated
Corn [pdf]San Joaquin Valley Southsee map 2012 Silage, Double Cropped
Cotton [pdf]San Joaquin Valley North, San Joaquin Valley Southsee map 2012 Acala; 30-inch rows
Cotton [pdf]San Joaquin Valley North, San Joaquin Valley Southsee map 2012 Pima; 30-inch rows
Cotton [pdf]San Joaquin Valley North, San Joaquin Valley Southsee map 2012 Transgenic herbicide-resistant, Acala
Goats [pdf]Northern Californiasee map 2010 Meat
Grain Silage [pdf]San Joaquin Valley Southsee map 2013 Double cropped
Grapes/Wine [pdf]Intermountain - Sierra Nevadasee map 2015 Establish and produce a 5 acre bilateral cordon vineyard, red wine variety
Grapes/Wine [pdf]Sacramento Valley Sacramento/Yolo 2013 Sacramento River Delta, District 17, Chardonnay, Establish and production
Grapes/Wine [pdf]North Coast Napa 2012 Establishment and production; Cabernet Sauvignon
Grapes/Wine [pdf]San Joaquin Valley North Sacramento/San Joaquin 2012 Crush District 11, Cabernet Sauvignon
Grapes/Wine [pdf]North Coast Sonoma 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon
Lemons [pdf]San Joaquin Valley Southsee map 2015 Establishment and production; low volume irrigation
Lettuce [pdf]Central Coast Monterey/San Benito/Santa Cruz 2010 Iceberg (wrapped), 40-inch beds
Lettuce [pdf]Central Coast Monterey/Santa Cruz 2009 ORGANIC Leaf Lettuce
Lettuce [pdf]Central Coastsee map 2009 Romaine Hearts (leaf lettuce), 80-inch beds.
Lettuce [pdf]Central Coastsee map 2009 Iceberg (head lettuce), 40-inch beds.
Mandarins [pdf]San Joaquin Valley Southsee map 2011 Establishment and production, Tango variety
Mixed Vegetables [pdf]Intermountain - Sierra Nevada Nevada/Placer 2009 Tomatoes, Melon, Squash. Small Farm. Farmers' Market Sales
Nectarines [pdf]San Joaquin Valley Southsee map 2009 Jul-Aug Harvest, Fresh Market, Furrow Irrigation, Establishment and Production
Oat Hay [pdf]Sacramento Valleysee map 2012 Dryland
Olive Oil [pdf]Central Coast, North Coastsee map 2011 Medium Density Orchard. Bottled Olive Oil. Establishment and Production.
Olives [pdf]Sacramento Valleysee map 2011 Establishment and production, Table Olives, High Density.
Olives [pdf]Sacramento Valleysee map 2009 Table, Manzanillo variety; Drip Irrigation
Onions [pdf]Intermountain - Tulelake Basinsee map 2011
Oranges [pdf]San Joaquin Valley Southsee map 2015 Establishment and production, Navels & Valencias, low volume irrigation
Pasture [pdf]Sacramento Valleysee map 2015 Production; flood irrigation
Pasture [pdf]Sacramento Valleysee map 2015 Establish or reestablishment and production; flood irrigation
Peaches [pdf]Sacramento Valley, San Joaquin Valley North, San Joaquin Valley Southsee map 2011 Processing (Cling and Freestone). Late Harvest. Establishment and production.
Peaches [pdf]Sacramento Valley, San Joaquin Valley North, San Joaquin Valley Southsee map 2011 Processing (Cling and Freestone). Extra-early Harvest
Peaches [pdf]San Joaquin Valley Southsee map 2009 Fresh Market, Jul-Aug Harvest, Establishment and Production
Pears [pdf]Sacramento Valleysee map 2012 Golden Russet Bosc; ORGANIC
Pears [pdf]North Coast Lake/Mendocino 2012 Establishment and production, Green Bartlett
Pears [pdf]Sacramento Valley Sacramento 2010 Green Bartlett
Peppermint Oil [pdf]Intermountainsee map 2011 Establishment & Production
Peppers [pdf]South Coast Ventura 2012-2013 fresh bell pepper production
Peppers [pdf]South Coast Ventura 2012-2013 bell pepper production for processing
Plums [pdf]San Joaquin Valley Southsee map 2009 Fresh Market, Furrow Irrigation, Establishment and Production
Pomegranates [pdf]San Joaquin Valley Southsee map 2010 Establishment and Production, Furrow Irrigation
Prunes [pdf]Sacramento Valleysee map 2012 Establishment and Production. Dried plums.
Raspberries [pdf]Central Coast Monterey/San Benito/Santa Cruz 2012 Establishment and Production using tunnels. Primocane bearing.
Rice [pdf]Sacramento Valleysee map 2015 Rice-only rotation, medium grain
Safflower [pdf]Sacramento Valleysee map 2011 Irrigated-Bed Planted, Dryland-Flat Planted
Sorghum [pdf]San Joaquin Valley Southsee map 2009 Grain Sorghum
Sorghum [pdf]San Joaquin Valley Southsee map 2009 Sorghum Silage
Strawberries [pdf]Central Coast Monterey/San Benito/Santa Cruz 2014 Organic, fresh market
Strawberries [pdf]Central Coast, South Coast San Luis Obispo/Santa Barbara 2011 Santa Maria Valley, Fresh and Frozen
Strawberries [pdf]South Coast Ventura 2011 Oxnard area, Fresh and Freezer, Machine Aided Harvest
Strawberries [pdf]Central Coast Monterey/Santa Cruz 2011 Second Year Production
Strawberries [pdf]Central Coast Monterey/Santa Cruz 2010 Fresh Market
Sudangrass [pdf]San Joaquin Valley Southsee map 2009 Sudan Silage
Sudangrass [pdf]San Joaquin Valley Southsee map 2009 Sudan Hay
Sunflowers [pdf]Sacramento Valleysee map 2011 Seed production
Timothygrass [pdf]Intermountain Lassen/Shasta 2009 Hay, Establishment and Production
Tomatoes [pdf]Sacramento Valleysee map 2014 Sub-surface, drip irrigated (SDI)
Tomatoes [pdf]Sacramento Valleysee map 2014 Furrow irrigated
Walnuts [pdf]San Joaquin Valley Northsee map 2013 Establishment & Production
Walnuts [pdf]North Coast Lake 2013 Organic
Walnuts [pdf]Sacramento Valleysee map 2012 Establishment and Production. Micro-sprinkler irrigation.
Walnuts [pdf]North Coast Lake 2012 Chandler variety, Homesite
Walnuts [pdf]Sacramento Valley, San Joaquin Valley North Lake 2009 Hulling and Drying Facility Cost Study
Wheat [pdf]San Joaquin Valley Southsee map 2013 Small Grain, Irrigated
Wheat [pdf]Sacramento Valleysee map 2009 Irrigated

 

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