Stanislaus county crop income 1 000 000 000 per year
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Stanislaus County crop income: $1,000,000,000 per year. Signature Fruit Company: 3,800 employees 500,000,000 lb/year fresh fruit. Food processing residue: green fruit, over-ripe fruit, bruised, fruit, leaves and twigs, pulp from juice.

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Stanislaus county crop income 1 000 000 000 per year

Stanislaus County crop income: $1,000,000,000 per year


Stanislaus county crop income 1 000 000 000 per year

  • Signature Fruit Company:

  • 3,800 employees

  • 500,000,000 lb/year fresh fruit


Stanislaus county crop income 1 000 000 000 per year

  • Food processing residue:

  • green fruit,

  • over-ripe fruit,

  • bruised, fruit,

  • leaves and twigs,

  • pulp from juice


Stanislaus county crop income 1 000 000 000 per year

Signature recycled 9,400 tons of food processing residue in 2003

Countywide, food processors recycled 300,000 tons of residue


Stanislaus county crop income 1 000 000 000 per year

Program to monitor and control the use of FPR is administered by Stanislaus County

Food processing residue has a beneficial use; it is not “waste”


Stanislaus county crop income 1 000 000 000 per year

2003 Dos Rios applied nitrogen as residue at a rate of 24 lb/acre;

TVG’s permit, WDR 97-140, allowed nitrogen application limit of 382 lb/acre


Stanislaus county crop income 1 000 000 000 per year

  • Landfill as an alternative to soil amendment:

  • cost to SFC is $240,000 per year;

  • not environmentally friendly


Stanislaus county crop income 1 000 000 000 per year

Stanislaus County and industry work together for a win/win solution


Stanislaus county crop income 1 000 000 000 per year

The County has a well designed program to protect the environment; monitor and control the application of FPR as soil amendment; validate the effectiveness of the program


Stanislaus county crop income 1 000 000 000 per year

Stanislaus County’s program is an excellent model for other counties


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