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Fresno County Leads State in Ag Production

( FRESNO AG TALLY)
 DESPITE WEATHER WORRIES AND PESTS AND PESTILENCE, DESPITE A POOR MARKET AND NATIONWIDE RECESSION, FRESNO COUNTY REMAINS THE STATE'S TOP AGRICULTURAL PRODUCER WITH A TOTAL CROP VALUED AT 5.4-BILLION DOLLARS.
 AND, WHILE FRESNO'S AG TOTAL WAS DOWN ABOUT 4.5-PERCENT, NEIGHBORING TULARE COUNTY WAS DOWN 19-PERCENT, AND KINGS COUNTY WAS DOWN 25-PERCENT.
 THE TOP COMMODITIES WERE GRAPES, TOMATOES, POULTRY, ALMONDS AND CATTLE.