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Monday, April 13, 2009 

Santa Barbara Agriculture

brings in the bucks. Too bad the developers have their minds set on paving it all up and turning in this verdant land into unaffordable condos.


Berry Berry Good Season
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For the third straight year, the value of ag products in Santa Barbara County surpassed the $1 billion mark.

The county crop report shows for 2008, production value reached about $1.14 billion. That is an increase of about three percent compared to 2007. More than 50 different crops reported gross receipts, or sales before expenses, of more than $1 million.

Daren Gee has been in the strawberry business for years. Once again, strawberries remain the county's top crop, grossing more than $309 million. - KSBY

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