Why is California’s Central Valley so important to U.S. agriculture?. Geography

The central valley soil is rich, weather is warm, and more than 300 different crops from rice and asparagus to

pomegranates and oranges thrive on the valley’s wide, flat floor. All of almonds, olives and walnuts grown in

U.S come from Central, as well as most of domestic supply of canned tomatoes.

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