What Are Major Products of Texas?

Major products in Texas are agricultural crops, including livestock such as beef cattle, calves and young broiler chickens; cotton, greenhouse and nursery products also rank at the top in terms of amount of revenue generated. Chicken eggs, hogs, turkeys, lamb, sheep and dairy products are vitality important to Texas’ economy.

Texas is the biggest producer of mohair derived from angora goats, and it is also the largest producer of sheep among all states. Texas’ most valuable crop is cotton; this plant makes up 9 percent of the state’s total agricultural sales and accounts for 29 percent of national cotton revenues. As of 2014, Texas ranks third among all states when it comes to hay production and ranks second in sorghum grain production.