Farmers Deliver Economic Value - Indiana Corn and Soy

Farmers Deliver Economic Value

Indiana farmers significantly contribute to the state’s economy every year. 24% of Indiana’s economic value is generated by agriculture. 200,000 agricultural jobs in Indiana generate $10.5 billion annually. Through increased exports and Hoosier jobs, Indiana agriculture brings many benefits to Indiana.

Indiana is the 7th
largest agricultural
exporter in the nation,
exporting $7.4 billion
in 2022.

For every dollar in tax
revenue collected,
agriculture funds 70₵
for other county uses.

Trucking, processing, railways, waterways
and supply chains are
all directly tied to
agriculture.

Indiana’s largest
export was soybeans in 2022, bringing
$2.6 billion to
Indiana’s economy.

The financial impact of Indiana corn and
soybeans generated
by pork exports
totaled $323 million
in 2022.

In 2022, Indiana corn exports were valued
at $1.3 billion.

Economic Impact Resources

Report: Value of Indiana Agriculture

Read more about the economic value of Indiana agriculture in a 2019 report conducted by Indiana University.

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Fact Sheet: Exporting Soybeans through U.S. Pork

Find out more about the economic value of exporting soybeans through U.S. pork from our partner, U.S. Meat Export Federation.

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Fact Sheet: Exporting Indiana Corn Through U.S. Beef and Pork

Learn more about the economic impact of exporting Indiana corn overseas through U.S. beef & pork from the U.S. Meat Export Federation.

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Fact Sheet: Value Through New Uses for Corn and Soybeans

Download our fact sheet to see how new uses for corn and soybeans impact Indiana’s economy.

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Fact Sheet: Value of Indiana Corn and Soybean Exports

Download our fact sheet to learn more about the economic impact of Indiana soybean and corn exports overseas.

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Fact Sheet: Fueling Indiana’s Economy

Find out more about the economic and health benefits of producing biodiesel made from Indiana soybeans.

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Ethanol Impact on Indiana

See the impact ethanol has on Indiana’s economy from the Renewable Fuels Association.

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External Resources

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Indiana State Department of Agriculture Division of Economic Development

International Trade and Marketing
Division of Economic Development

Rural Indiana Stats

Rural Indiana Stats is designed to provide individuals, leaders, organizations and agencies with access to a basic set of data that can used to guide and inform their program and investment activities. 
https://pcrd.purdue.edu/ruralindianastats/

Learn more about studies and statistics related to Indiana agriculture. Please CONTACT US if you can’t find the resources you’re seeking, and we will work with you to find answers to your questions or connect you to someone who does.

INDIANA SOYBEAN ALLIANCE

INDIANA CORN MARKETING COUNCIL

INDIANA CORN GROWERS ASSOCIATION

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