- Supports 234,000 jobs across Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming
- Produces $26 billion in economic output
- Generates $17.0 billion in retail sales
- Out performs regional farming revenues by 14.6% on average
- Contributes $3.2 billion in federal, state, and local tax revenue annually
- Provides enough state and local tax revenues to fund over 29,000 teacher positions
- Creates $10.4 billion in annual earnings, salaries, and wages"