By Mike Barnett
Everything’s bigger and better in Texas. Even agriculture.
Most Texans know our ranchers herd more cattle and farmers grow more cotton than those in any other state. But you are probably not aware of many other fascinating aspects of agriculture in the Lone Star State.
Here’s my Top 10, gleaned from the 2012 Agriculture Census .
10) Fun on the farm.
Texas farms and ranches account for 19 percent of agri-tourism and recreation dollars in the U.S. That means $133 million flows into rural areas as Texans enjoy wineries, hunting, ranches and other experiences.Read More