Economic Contributions of Minnesota Agriculture and Forestry

In 2020, agriculture, agri-food, forestry, and related industries in Minnesota are estimated to contribute:

  • $37.1 billion in total value added
  • 388,134 jobs
  • $105.6 billion in output (sales)
  • $21.4 billion in household income

Of the $37.1 billion in total value added and 388,134 jobs from the agriculture, agri-food, forestry, and related economic activity:

Crop production and related industries contributed:

  • $8.7 billion in value added
  • 84,648 jobs

Livestock production and related industries contributed:

  • $9.9 billion in value added
  • 126,218 jobs

Forestry production and related industries contributed:

  • $7.3 billion in value added
  • 67,956 jobs

Processing & other agriculture and related industries contributed:

  • $11.1 billion in value added
  • 109,312 jobs

The full report can be found at this link.