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Vegetable Crops In San Joaquin County

Growers in San Joaquin County produce vegetables on roughly 45,000 acres at a farm-gate value of $246 million in 2018. Major vegetable crops, ranked by gross value in 2018, include:

Tomato Field in flower
Tomato Field in flower

  • Processing tomatoes
  • Potatoes
  • Watermelons
  • Pumpkins
  • Fresh market tomatoes
  • Onions
  • Bell Peppers
  • Asparagus
  • Cucumbers
  • Squash

Harvest of a processing tomato research trial
Harvest of a processing tomato research trial

We conduct research trials in commercial fields with local grower cooperators. Our goals are to improve profitability and solve pest management (weed, disease, nematode, and insect pests) problems affecting local vegetable producers. Research-based information is extended to clientele via grower meetings, newsletters, field consultations, telephone calls, and field meetings.

Contact Info

Brenna Aegerter, Vegetable Crops Advisor





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