Texas dairy farms

Fiscal Notes: The Thriving Texas Dairy Industry

Texas ranks fifth nationally in both dairy production and its dairy cow population, and the industry is growing rapidly despite recent challenges such as inclement weather and the COVID-19 pandemic. In the just-released June/July edition of Fiscal Notes, the Comptroller’s office examines the economic impact of Texas dairy farms. They account for a total economic impact of $50.3 billion in Texas, or nearly 3 percent of the gross state product. “Animals have a huge impact on our […]