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Economic role of agriculture in Monterey County, California
This report analyzed Monterey County agriculture’s total contribution to the local economy. The findings offered the fullest picture yet of agriculture’s economic role. This report should be of interest to policymakers, the public, and anyone who values a vibrant local economy.
The calculations were drawn from local and national sources. Local sources include annual Crop Reports and industry experts. Local experts included local economists, agriculture industry organizations, and the 13-person Agricultural Advisory Committee for Monterey County that provided input into the research. National data sources included federal government statistics and a widely used economic modeling program called IMPLAN. Except where otherwise noted, all figures are from the year 2009.
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"2011 - Economic Contributions of Monterey County Agriculture" (2019). Miscellaneous Monterey and San Luis Obispo County Documents and Reports. 48.