Top Commodities of Texas:
Texas leads the nation in
cattle, cotton, hay, sheep,
goats and mohair production.
The U.S. is the largest exporter of farm products, which account for about 35% of farm income.
What's the Dirt?
It's not just "cows, sows and plows." Science plays a vital role in discovering solutions that enable crops to grow and combat the stresses of drought, floods, diseases, and pests.
Texas Conservation Association for Water and Soil
1 in every 7 working
Texans is employed in the agriculture industry.
WHAT IS AGRICULTURE?
The economic impact of the food and fiber industry totals $100 billion annually.