Nevada is the 7th most extensive, the 34th most populous, but the 9th least densely populated of the 50 United States. Nearly three-quarters of Nevada’s people live in Clark County, which contains the Las Vegas–Paradise metropolitan area where three of the state’s four largest incorporated cities are located. Nevada’s capital is Carson City.
The economy of Nevada is tied to tourism (especially entertainment and gambling related), mining, and cattle ranching. Nevada’s industrial outputs are tourism, mining, machinery, printing and publishing, food processing, and electric equipment. The Bureau of Economic Analysis estimates Nevada’s total state product in 2010 was $126 billion. The state’s per capita personal income in 2009 was $38,578, ranking nineteenth in the nation.
State Department of Agriculture

The Nevada Department of Agriculture promotes a business climate that is fair, economically viable and encourages environmental stewardship that serves to protect food, fiber and human health and safety through effective service and education.


Buy Nevada is a program managed by Nevada Department of Agriculture that promotes the Nevada food and agriculture industry. Established through a state marketing initiative by Governor Brian Sandoval in 2013, Buy Nevada strives to support the economic growth of Nevada by promoting food and agriculture businesses.
Our Mission:
Our mission is to spread awareness of what food and agriculture businesses and opportunities are in the State of Nevada;
to create a platform that informs consumers and businesses about opportunities in the Nevada food and agriculture sector.

Other Programs

Made in Nevada is your hub for all things Nevada Business. Made in Nevada is a statewide, collective organization that connects, promotes and supports exceptional businesses that call this Battle Born State home.