Keeping those billions of dollars down on the farm

Study found that the agriculture industry supported 138,000 full- and part-time jobs, including 58,000 on-farm labor jobs.

By Joe Gilmore | KTAR

University of Arizona researchers learned that the agriculture business in the state contributed $23.3 billion to the economy.

The study found that the agriculture industry supported 138,000 full- and part-time jobs, including 58,000 on-farm labor jobs.

“Even despite some of the downturns in some other sectors of business, we’ve been able to grow,” Julie Murphree, outreach director for the Arizona Farm Bureau, said.

Beef and dairy products were by far the most profitable commodities in the state, bringing in $892 million and $765 million.

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