March 26 th
Agriculture is nonpoint, so its hard to regulate.
Its also a huge industry too!
Agriculture has an 8.2 billion dollar impact on the economy.
3 billion of it is value added, like if everything just stopped, the economy would be 3 bil less.
indirect and induced impacts added another 2.03 bil
Induced, Indirect, Direct Economic impacts from Agriculture:
Direct Impactselling your chickens for money has an effect on the economy
Induced Impactworkers take their paychecks and spend money. My chickens has induced
Indirect Impact my chickens need to eat, so I have to buy grain from a farmer. I pay farmer
money for his grain. I have an indirect impact on the farmer
animal agriculture makes up 50.4% of the industry and crops are the other part
1 processing is also a huge part of the industry 58% 2.73 bil
production is 42% 1.975 bil
Agriculture employs 30k jobs directly, then stimulates 17k.
poultry is the most profitable