San Benito County crop values increased by nearly 2 percent in 2016, while organic products were among those to actually drop between 2015 and 2016, according to the annual crop report.
The county released the crop report in August, marking yet another year in a general uptick for crop values in the agriculture-heavy county.
Total values came to 367.45 million in 2016, up from 360.59 million in 2015. The county agricultural commissioner released 2016 San Benito County Crop Report
the report to the county board as part of a routine, annual process.
Agricultural Commissioner Karen Overstreet emphasized several points in her summary to the board, such as the following included in the report: