Special Report

Most Important Agricultural Product From Each State

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31. New Mexico: Cattle
> Value of most important product: $694.5 million
> Total crop production: $2.6 billion (13th largest)
> Pct. of workforce in agriculture: 5.7% (16th smallest)
> Other major crops: Pecans, peppers, and peppers

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32. New York: Apples
> Value of most important product: $343.1 million
> Total crop production: $5.4 billion (7th smallest)
> Pct. of workforce in agriculture: 1.4% (25th smallest)
> Other major crops: Cattle, corn, and apples

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33. North Carolina: Chickens
> Value of most important product: $3.6 billion
> Total crop production: $12.6 billion (24th largest)
> Pct. of workforce in agriculture: 3.5% (8th largest)
> Other major crops: Soybeans, corn, and sweet potatoes

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34. North Dakota: Soybeans
> Value of most important product: $2.1 billion
> Total crop production: $11.0 billion (5th largest)
> Pct. of workforce in agriculture: 10.9% (11th largest)
> Other major crops: Corn, cattle, and canola

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35. Ohio: Soybeans
> Value of most important product: $2.4 billion
> Total crop production: $10.1 billion (14th smallest)
> Pct. of workforce in agriculture: 2.2% (13th largest)
> Other major crops: Corn, cattle, and chickens

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