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Ecosystem Services Database

Ecosystem Services in agriculture is the defined as "the multiple benefits we gain from farming and ranching including crop and livestock production." The information contained in this database is collected from farm and ranch websites and on-line case studies and is updated annually. The database is designed to show and communicate, to a wide audience, the many social and environmental benefits offered by growers and ranches in California, including food production. The database can be searched by key word and categories as well as through the interactive map below.

This database of nearly 400 farms and ranches is comprised predominately of farms growing specialty crops. There are approximately 300 specialty crop farms and 100 non-specialty crop growers.

California Department of Food and Agriculture
California Department of Food and Agriculture
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