Agriculture in United States


  • Matthew N. O. Sadiku Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX USA
  • Uwakwe C. Chukwu Department of Engineering Technology, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC, USA
  • Janet O. Sadiku Juliana King University, Houston, TX, USA


agriculture, farming, American agriculture


Agriculture is a major industry in the United States. It plays a central role in meeting consumer and business market demand. The US is the world acknowledged leader in the science of agriculture and plays a pivotal role in meeting global food challenges. The US is the leading exporter of food in the world. It produces most of the crops in different regions of the country. US farmers and food producers are well positioned to capture an increasing share of the growing world market for agricultural products. Americans spend less on food, as a proportion of their income, than any other nation on the planet. This paper provides an introduction to American agriculture.


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How to Cite

Matthew N. O. Sadiku, Uwakwe C. Chukwu, & Janet O. Sadiku. (2024). Agriculture in United States. World Journal of Agriculture and Urbanization, 3(1), 36–44. Retrieved from




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