Agriculture’s Impact on Mendocino County

Agriculture has a huge impact on Mendocino County’s economy. The total gross agricultural value for all commodities produced in 2018 was $320,810,620; which represents a 15.8% increase compared to the 2017 value of $276,998,150. The leading agricultural commodity continues to be wine grapes, at $137,952,282. Agricultural production, excluding timber, totaled $188,294,360. Timber represents the second highest value commodity, with  a gross “at mill” value of $132,516,260; a 30% increase over the previous year’s total of $102,000,000. Mendocino County ranked 4th in the state in timber volumes and produced roughly 8.7% of the state’s total timber harvest in 2018.

For more information about Mendocino County agriculture and to view current and past crop reports, please visit the Mendocino County Agricultural Department .