Agriculture in Marara District tends to be more diverse. However the biggest population is cattle rearing farmers, who tend to rear herds on a large scale. Their herds are normally characterized by the long horns. They tend to share a common breed across the whole Ankole corridor.
In some other parts there is extensive farming specifically I Matooke, Mbarara being one of th3e most leading districts that supply this product in the neighboring districts and across the country. This crop tends to be the most successfully crop specie because of the supporting climatic conditions in the hood.
Briefly Agriculture sector in Mbarara consists of the district. Crops grown include: Matooke, Sweet Bananas, Beans, Sweet Potatoes, Irish Potatoes, Millet, Cabbage, Tomatoes, Pineapples, Avocado, Passion fruit, Papaya, Mangoes, Ankole cattle, Exotic cattle, Hybrid cattle, Goats, Sheep, Pigs