April 9, 2024
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Tri-county agriculture grew in 2017 despite damage from fires


A field worker picks strawberries in Ventura County. Agriculture in the Tri-Counties grew 3.7 percent in 2017 to gross more than $4.6 billion, reports show, despite thousands of acres of farmland that were damaged by fire and enduring headwinds from shortages of both water and labor. Though the fire damaged more than 70,000 acres of…


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