The industries that are prominent in Stockton, California include agriculture and transportation. With rich soil and a temperate climate, Stockton is one of the top agricultural and dairy regions in California. Also, due to navigable waterways, Stockton serves as a shipping point for the northern part of California.
Among the crops currently prominent in Stockton as of 2014 are asparagus, cherries, tomatoes, walnuts and almonds. Grapes are also a significant part of agriculture in the Stockton area, allowing the region to produce many fine wines. Also, the San Joaquin River running through Stockton allows transportation and recreation to be prominent industries as well, as the river and its tributaries connect Stockton with larger California cities such as San Francisco and Oakland.