Agriculture is a hugely influential sector of Yakima County’s economy. It employs thousands of people and crop sales power a significant amount of local business activity. The land of Yakima County produces bountiful harvests with a rich variety of crops. Water, sunshine, know-how and sophisticated technology all contribute to this outcome. The trends in this category attempt to illustrate many of the most important dimensions of agriculture including production, employment, earnings, acres farmed, and irrigation.
A full definition of each indicator can be found in the More Information section. The data themselves are available in a spreadsheet via the Download Data tab.
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