Table 3

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Total pounds of pesticide active ingredients reported in each county and their rank during 2016 and 2017. Text files of data are available. Number of Applications and Acres values are for production agricultural pesticide use only.

COUNTY LBS 2016 RANK 2016 LBS 2017 RANK 2017
Alameda 360240 38 376306 37
Alpine 281 58 197 58
Amador 78380 46 97318 43
Butte 3290831 16 3342797 15
Calaveras 49023 48 53096 48
Colusa 3139105 17 2818327 17
Contra Costa 569654 35 449100 36
Del Norte 188117 42 230965 41
El Dorado 230560 41 141038 42
Fresno 35637659 1 32865437 1
Glenn 2296168 22 2513327 22
Humboldt 32231 52 36570 50
Imperial 5114091 12 5372045 12
Inyo 10607 54 18297 55
Kern 29128793 2 28600576 2
Kings 7328315 9 7903521 9
Lake 721168 33 800602 33
Lassen 100633 43 65185 47
Los Angeles 2558626 20 2800659 18
Madera 11425876 5 9916196 5
Marin 71741 47 70668 46
Mariposa 5551 57 4486 56
Mendocino 1121394 30 1191478 30
Merced 10135501 6 9741612 6
Modoc 100020 44 89418 44
Mono 9615 55 35652 51
Monterey 9284495 7 8887440 7
Napa 1299754 27 1371263 25
Nevada 97448 45 70845 45
Orange 1143536 29 1060826 31
Placer 458299 36 300713 38
Plumas 38440 50 22815 53
Riverside 2609202 19 2717182 20
Sacramento 4340024 14 4365593 13
San Benito 637849 34 626783 34
San Bernardino 402543 37 459847 35
San Diego 1557871 23 1477165 24
San Francisco 35022 51 30752 52
San Joaquin 12674151 4 13483744 4
San Luis Obispo 3091480 18 2758588 19
San Mateo 271005 40 234613 40
Santa Barbara 5534084 11 5402714 11
Santa Clara 1075808 32 843521 32
Santa Cruz 1550094 24 1548841 23
Shasta 329055 39 282380 39
Sierra 6504 56 1238 57
Siskiyou 1478211 25 1231012 29
Solano 1346151 26 1337701 26
Sonoma 2507521 21 2562959 21
Stanislaus 7963246 8 8195939 8
Sutter 3370634 15 3157213 16
Tehama 1106395 31 1320301 27
Trinity 21110 53 22310 54
Tulare 18680420 3 19686373 3
Tuolumne 46621 49 50341 49
Ventura 6399063 10 6318994 10
Yolo 4560821 13 4028608 14
Yuba 1283310 28 1309944 28