Livingston is a city of 10,000 residents with a strong emphasis on agricultural production.
Livingston's largest businesses are agriculture-related. Among these are the largest poultry producer in the western United States, Foster Farms Poultry Company
, and a dairy, Joseph Gallo Farms, which owns the largest dairy herd in the United States. Ninety percent of the sweet potatoes grown west of the Rockies are grown and packed in and around Livingston. Grapes are also widely farmed near Livingston for wine, raisins, and table grapes. E & J Gallo Winery operates a major grape-pressing facility just outside the city. Almond orchards are a common sight. Other crops are farmed in smaller quantities, including alfalfa, corn, soybeans, peaches, melons, and berries.
LIvongston has an annual Sweet Potato Festival
and the Livingston Uniion School District