Presentation on theme: "Econamy Agriculture: Livestock and livestock products are responsible for a little over 1/2 of Missouri's agricultural production. Missouri is a leading."— Presentation transcript:
Econamy Agriculture: Livestock and livestock products are responsible for a little over 1/2 of Missouri's agricultural production. Missouri is a leading state in the production of beef cattle (#9), hogs (#7) and turkeys (#3) with beef cattle and hogs providing the bulk of the income in this sector Dairy products are important to the state. Some chickens and sheep are also raised in Missouri Soybeans, from which oil is made, are the states most important crop. Missouri ranks 7th among the states in the production of soybeans. Corn and grain sorghum, used for livestock feed, are also important. Other field crops grown in Missouri are cotton, hay and wheat. Missouri's most valuable fruit crops are apples, peaches, grapes and watermelons. A wide variety of vegetables, including potatotes, are grown in the stat
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