Wyoming
Known as "a headwaters state", Wyoming provides water to streams and rivers that span the nation. The state's economic well being revolves around 3 industries- extraction of minerals, agriculture and tourism. The value of agricultural sector output annually exceeds one billion dollars. Wyoming is cattle country with production of cattle and calves providing for over three-fourth of the state's total agricultural production. Hogs, sheep and lambs are somewhat important, followed by dairy products and honey. Wyoming has over 810,000 sheep and ranks second in the nation for wool production. Hay is considered the most important crop to the economy followed by sugar beets, barley, and wheat.

Stories/Videos
In the Fast Lane
No Downtime
To the Highest Bidder
Bachelor Sheep Ranch
Reap the Wild Wind
A Different Breed
A Focus on Fabric
Wide Open Spaces
Goin' Home
Wide Open Spaces
Wyoming Vineyard
Fieldgrove Farm
Hauling in the Harvest
Alfalfa Harvest-Feed Lots
Livingston Family Ranch

 

Top Five Lists
Top 5 Commodities

1. Cattle and calves
2. Hay
3. Hogs
4. Sheep and lambs
5.
Sugar beets

Top 5 Ag Exports
1. Feeds and fodders
2. Feed grains and products
3. Seeds
4. Wheat and products
5. Live animals and meat



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State Agencies
Wyoming Farm Bureau
Wyoming Department of Agriculture



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