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 Adobe Reader for free.

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Current Studies in the Central Coast Region
CommodityRegionCountyYearProduction Conditions
Apples [pdf]Central Coast Santa Cruz 2014 Various varieties, organic
Apples [pdf]Central Coast Santa Cruz 2014 Various varieties, conventional
Beef [pdf]Central Coastsee map 2018 Cow - Calf Operation, 300 Head
Blackberries [pdf]Central Coast Monterey/San Benito/Santa Cruz 2018 Primocane bearing, Fresh Market
Blackberries [pdf]Central Coast Monterey/Santa Cruz 2013 Fresh Market
Broccoli [pdf]Central Coast Monterey/San Benito/Santa Cruz 2017 Fresh Market
Broccoli [pdf]Central Coast San Luis Obispo 2012 Fresh Market, Production
Lettuce [pdf]Central Coast Monterey/San Benito/Santa Cruz 2019 Romaine Hearts
Lettuce [pdf]Central Coast Monterey/San Benito/Santa Cruz 2017 Iceberg (Head Lettuce), 80-inch beds
Raspberries [pdf]Central Coast Monterey/San Benito/Santa Cruz 2017 Establishment and production using tunnels. Primocane bearing
Spinach [pdf]Central Coast Monterey/San Benito/Santa Cruz 2015 High density, sprinkler irrigated, 80-inch beds
Strawberries [pdf]Central Coast Monterey/San Benito/Santa Cruz 2019 Organic, Fresh Market
Strawberries [pdf]Central Coast Monterey/Santa Cruz 2016 Fresh Market

For questions regarding the cost study releases, contact Don Stewart, (530) 752-4651, destewart@ucdavis.edu.