The number of things that Texas leads the nation is may surprise you… What those things are may surprise you even more!

Texas Leads the nation in…

Cattle

Cattle

Ok, so maybe this isn’t surprising but it’s still remarkable that Texas contributes $10.5 billion worth of cattle to the national economy every year!

Cotton

CottonThat’s right, the largest producer of cotton in the United States is the Lone Star State!

Hay

Hay

Texas produces over a billion dollars worth of hay per year.

Sheep

Sheep

Yep! Texas produces more of these cute little guys than anyone else!

Farms & Ranches

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Again not surprising but the numbers ae staggering, Texas has 248,800 farms and ranches comprising 130.2 million acres! And 98.6% of those farms and ranches are family owned!

So maybe some of those aren’t all that surprising but the numbers are simply staggering!

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