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Tomato webcast outlines CA tomato industry

February 22, 2013  By Press release

February 22, 2013, St. Paul, MN – According to the USDA, California is by far the leading producer of processing tomatoes in the United States, accounting for 96 per cent of U.S. output.

The latest Focus on Tomato presentation features considerations and best practices for California’s processing tomato industry.

In Processing Tomato Production: California Practices, Gene Miyao, a farm advisor with University of California Extension, informs practitioners of the general production practices of California processing tomato growers, particularly in the Sacramento Valley.


This presentation is open access through May 31, 2013. Users can view other recent webcasts in the Focus on Tomato resource at

Focus on Tomato is a publication of the Plant Management Network (PMN), a nonprofit online publisher whose mission is to enhance the health, management, and production of agricultural and horticultural crops. It achieves this mission through applied, science-based resources. PMN is jointly managed by the American Society of Agronomy, American Phytopathological Society, and Crop Science Society of America.

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