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Agriculture in Arizona is a major contributor to the state’s economy, as well as the U.S. economy. With a climate that promotes year-round growth of a wide variety of crops, farmers grow a diverse mix of crops including cash crops such as cotton, alfalfa, and wheat as well as specialty crops such as fresh vegetables and nursery crops. In fact, Arizona is the third-largest producer of fresh vegetables in the United States. As of 2017, there were 19,086 farms in the Grand Canyon State spread across over 26 million acres of agricultural land.
Over the last 20 years, the price of farmland per acre in the arizona has risen by an average of 3.6% per year to $7,600 per acre as of 2019. This represents an increase of $3,200 per acre of farmland over this time period.
The values shown here only represent farmland appreciation. To view total farmland returns, including cash rent and land appreciation, see the Farmland Returns section.
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