Six of California's Top 10 milk producing counties saw production declines in 2013, according to the March California Dairy Review. The 10 California counties, seven of which ranked among the Top 10 U.S. dairy counties, their 2013 production and comparison to 2012 include:

 

County

2013 Production (million lbs.)

Change from 2012

#1 Tulare

11,321.5

-0.09%

#2 Merced

6,173.6

1.43%

#3 Stanislaus

4,311.3

0.16%

#4 Kings

4,230.2

-0.57%

#5 Kern

4,065.2

0.15%

#6 Fresno

2,722.3

2.02%

#7 San Joaquin

2,315.8

-2.58%

#8 Madera

1,772.3

-0.19%

#9 San Bernardino

1,259.1

-21.36%

#10 Riverside

928.0

-9.28%