Case Study - South Dakota Agricultural Economic Contribution

South Dakota

By contracting with Decision Innovation Solutions, the South Dakota Department of Agriculture was able to determine the overall economic contribution of agriculture to their state's economy. From the production of agriculture commodities, to food and feed processing, to agricultural input manufacturing and other ag-supported industries, the results indicated that agriculture accounted for 33 percent of South Dakota's total economy and employs 1 in every 5 South Dakotans. 

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