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Unique San Diego Agriculture

 

Last updated 11/17/2017 at Noon

Assemblymember Marie Waldron

AD-75 (R)

More than 14 percent of the nation’s agricultural exports come from California. The state produces over one-third of the country’s vegetables and two-thirds of the fruits and nuts. Contrary to what many in Northern California may think, much of California’s abundance originates in Southern California.

The farms and farmers here are unique in many ways. First of all, San Diego has the second highest number of farms in the entire United States with women as the principal operator. According to Julie Walker, past president of the San Die...



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