October 2017 Profiles

Approximately one in seven Ohio jobs are supported by the agriculture industry, generating nearly $105 billion annually. These agribusinesses range from family owned farms to major food processing plants.

“With more than 1,300 family-owned farms that have existed for over a century, agriculture has long been a cornerstone of our state’s economy,” said Secretary Husted. “By embracing bioscience and other innovations, we can ensure that Ohio remains on the cutting edge of breakthroughs to support this industry and its job creators.”

October 2017 Ohio Business Profiles