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Bakersfield, the ninth-most populous city in California, is a major hub for agriculture in the nation. Kern County is part of the highly productive San Joaquin Valley, and ranks in the top five most productive agricultural counties in the United States. Kern County’s annual farm production includes the following Top 10 commodities: Table Grapes, Milk, Vegetables, Almonds, Pistachios, Cattle & Calves, Navel Oranges, Tangerines & Mandarins, Hay, and Alfalfa. Bakersfield offers an abundance of jobs in the produce industry, with top employers that include The Giumarra Companies, Grimmway Farms, Bolthouse Farms, Sun World, Sun Pacific, and Paramount Farms.

 

Kern County Annual Farm Production Top 10

  • 1. Grapes, Table $555,440,000
  • 2. Milk, Market, Fluid $437,300,000
  • 3. Vegetables, Unspecified $423,783,000
  • 4. Almonds, All $405,050,000
  • 5. Pistachios $331,120,000
  • 6. Cattle & Calves, Unspecified $174,216,000
  • 7. Oranges, Navel $139,523,000
  • 8. Fruits & Nuts, Unspecified $127,539,000
  • 9. Tangerines & Mandarins $124,832,000
  • 10. Hay, Alfalfa $106,144,000

Benefits of Living In Bakersfield!

Climate - Bakersfield has hot, dry summers, and winters that consist of mild days with chilly/cold nights. Rainfall is low in the city, averaging only 6.5 in or 165 mm annually, with most of it falling in the winter. Bakersfield averages about 191 clear days a year. SO if you’re looking for warm mild weather, Bakersfield is the place to be!

Agriculture - Bakersfield's historic and primary industries have related to Kern County's two main industries, oil and agriculture. Kern County is a part of the highly productive San Joaquin Valley, and ranks in the top five most productive agricultural counties in the nation and 3 out of the top 5 employers in the area are produce companies. Major crops for Kern County include: grapes, citrus, almonds, carrots, alfalfa, cotton, and roses.

Entertainment - The city gained fame in the late 1950s and early 1960s for the Bakersfield Sound, an electric guitar-driven subgenre of country music that commercially dominated the industry for more than a decade. The historic downtown Fox Theater has been renovated, and is now a venue for concerts, musicians, comedians, and movies. Bakersfield has five movie multi-screen theaters and hosts a variety of events throughout the year including fairs, festivals, racing, sports games and more!

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