Agriculture

Cattle and sheep are the main agricultural commodities in this region. Cattle and calves and dairy goods are Arizona’s most valuable farm products, with cattle and calves representing 18% of total farm receipts and 20% of the dairy products. There are approximately 1 million head of cattle and calves producing 386 million pounds of beef annually. There are 186,000 milk cows in the state with a yearly milk production of 23,382 pounds per cow.