Soybean Board analysis: Animal agriculture significantly contributes to U.S. economy

A new economic analysis released by the United Soybean Board finds that animal agriculture makes significant contributions to the U.S. economy. The analysis found that in 2014 U.S. animal agriculture contributed:

  • $440.7 billion to the gross domestic product
  • $76.7 billion to household incomes
  • Over 2.3 million jobs to the economy
  • Paid over $19 billion in income taxes and $7 billion in property taxes.

The analysis was completed by Decision Innovation Solutions.

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