Other important livestock products are hogs (#8), broilers (young chickens), dairy products (milk), chicken eggs, sheep and lambs, turkeys and fish (farm-raised catfish).
Transportation equipment (aircraft and aerospace equipment, automobile assembly) ranks as the second most important manufacturing activity in the state followed by a variety of other items including computer and electronic equipment (electronic components, military communication systems, telephone equipment), fabricated metal products (structural metal), processed foods (meat-packing plants, animal feed, bakery products), and rubber and plastic products (tires).
Ranking next are the wholesale trade (food products, grain, oil and gas, transportation equipment) and retail trade (automobile dealerships, discount stores, food stores, service stations) industries along with government services (public schools, hospitals, military bases).
Manufacturers add value to raw products by creating manufactured items. For example, cotton cloth becomes more valuable than a boll of cotton through manufacturing processes.
Other mined products are coal, crushed stone (limestone quarries), iodine and sand and gravel. Iodine is not produced in any other state.
Oklahoma’s most valuable crop is wheat and the state ranks among the leading (#4) producers in the country.
Oklahoma is one of the leading (#5) sources of beef in the country and, not surprisingly, the production of beef cattle is the leading source of agricultural income in the state.
In the services industry, the community, business and personal services group leads the way with private health care, equipment rental companies (oil field equipment, rental cars), telemarketing firms (telephone reservation systems) and repair shops.
Peaches and oats are also grown in Oklahoma.
Economy of Oklahoma including Oklahoma agriculture, manufacturing, and service industries.