- What do people consider in deciding what to produce and consume in Michigan?
- How do scarcity and choice affect what is produced and consumed in Michigan?
- How is Michigan part of the national and global economies?
Michigan’s food and agriculture industry
is flourishing with opportunity.
Michigan’s dynamic agri-food system
generates $71.3 billion in economic
activity and supports more than one
million jobs. With strong public and
private investment, the nation’s second
most diverse commercial crop base,
and an extremely diversified portfolio for
food processing, the food and agriculture
industry will continue to drive Michigan’s
56,014 farms & 10 million acres of farmland
349 farmers markets ranking 3rd nationally
Source: USDA/NASS-Michigan Field Office