The Food and Fiber System and Production Agriculture's Contributions to the Texas Economy
- Date of Publication
- December 7, 2021
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The food and fiber system in Texas is evolving. The structure of production agriculture now is such that while the number of farms is increasing, fewer farm and ranch operations are generating most gross cash sales. Production and marketing integration-along with computerized systems-are used to manage the supply chain more efficiently from producer to consumer. The system now gives greater emphasis to quality, safety, and consumer convenience. (4 pages)
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