Fresno County Record Year Continues Trend of Misleading Crop Reports

Taylor Hillman General

Ryan Jacobsen, Fresno County Farm Bureau

Ryan Jacobsen, Fresno County Farm Bureau

Another California county sees record breaking production value despite the drought, but ag leaders continue to stress, the numbers don’t show the whole picture. Sabrina Hill has more with Fresno County Farm Bureau’s Ryan Jacobsen.

Fresno County Agriculture Commissioner Les Wright released the county’s 2014 crop report Tuesday, showing a record year in production. The county had a total production value of $7.03 billion – up nearly 7 percent from the year before. But, ag leaders point out those numbers should not make the public assume that things are good despite the drought. Hear from FCFB CEO Ryan Jacobsen.

Fresno County Crop Report