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Farmers struggled in 2023 despite high crop values

While Santa Barbara County’s agricultural industry saw a $1.87 billion gross production value in 2023, increased costs and high regulations continue impacting farmers’ ability to survive, Claire Wineman said during the June 18 Board of Supervisors meeting.  “The numbers presented today are before any costs and not take-home profit,” the president of the Grower-Shipper Association […]