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Agriculture is one of the most important industries in Nevada. Most of the state’s agriculture is directed to livestock production, where cattle and calves predominate. Other important livestock products include dairy products, sheep, lambs, and pigs.
Although small in number, the state ranches rank third in the United States in size with an average of 3,500 acres each. Agricultural crops consist mainly of alfalfa hay, alfalfa seeds, potatoes, barley, wheat, rye, oats, vegetables, mint, garlic and onions and some fruits.
Home to over 2,900 farms and approximately 5.8 million acres of agricultural land, Silver State has predominantly mountainous and desert terrain. It is also the driest state in the nation, receiving only an average of 7 inches of rain per year: the wettest part of the state receives about 40 inches of rainfall, while the driest part receives less than 4.
Much of Nevada it is largely an uninhabited desert.