Agriculture in Arizona’s Economy: An Economic Contribution Analysis

Agriculture’s contribution to the Arizona economy is more than just the economic activity generated by farms and ranches across the state. Many industries in the state depend on agriculture as a basis for their economic activity. Estimating agriculture’s contribution to the state economy warrants an examination of the entire agribusiness system in Arizona. 

This report takes a comprehensive look at the role of agriculture in the Arizona economy, conducting an economic contribution analysis that considers the direct, indirect, and induced effects of the agribusiness system.

Authors

Ashley Kerna and George Frisvold

Publication Date

2014