New Study Finds Ag is Big Economic Driver for Pinal County

New Study Finds Ag is Big Economic Driver for Pinal County
A cotton field in Pinal County.

Pinal County ranks in the top 2% of all U.S. counties in the total value of agricultural sales and the top 1% in cotton and cottonseed sales, milk sales, and inventories of cattle and calves. Supporting large dairy and beef industries, Pinal County ranks in the top 4% of all counties in barley acreage, corn acreage, and forage crop acreage.

The study was conducted by Ashley Kerna Bickel, Dari Duval and George Frisvold, Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension

December 2018

The Study uploaded on our site: The Contribution of On-Farm Agriculture and AgriBusiness to Pinal County