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 Santa Cruz/Monterey 2013 Fresh Market
Broccoli [pdf]Central Coast Santa Cruz/San Benito/Monterey 2017 Fresh Market
Broccoli [pdf]Central Coast San Luis Obispo 2012 Fresh Market, Production
Lettuce [pdf]Central Coast Santa Cruz/San Benito/Monterey 2017 Iceberg (Head Lettuce), 80-inch beds
Lettuce [pdf]Central Coast Santa Cruz/San Benito/Monterey 2015 Romaine hearts
Raspberries [pdf]Central Coast Santa Cruz/San Benito/Monterey 2017 Establishment and production using tunnels. Primocane bearing
Spinach [pdf]Central Coast Santa Cruz/San Benito/Monterey 2015 High density, sprinkler irrigated, 80-inch beds
Strawberries [pdf]Central Coast Santa Cruz/Monterey 2016 Fresh Market
Strawberries [pdf]Central Coast Santa Cruz/San Benito/Monterey 2014 Organic, fresh market

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