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To keep up with projected population growth, more food will have to be produced in the next 50 years as the past 10,000 years combined. Find out more about the efforts of today’s United States farmers.
Find out how many shirts, $100 bills and other items that one bale of cotton can produce, along with other cotton fun facts and stats.
U.S. farmers in more than 30 states grow soybeans, making soybeans the country’s top value crop export. Find out more soybean facts and stats.
Horseradish is a member of a venerable botanical family, Brassicaceae, which includes broccoli, cabbage, mustard and wasabi. Read on for more horseradish fun facts.
Egg facts infographic provides a look at global egg consumption habits along with tidbits about eggshell color and how to tell if your eggs are fresh.
In 2010 the United States produced a whopping 8.6 million pounds of the breath-fresheners. Here are some more fun facts about mint.
The potato is the most important non-cereal crop for feeding the world, ranking behind corn, wheat and rice. Read on for other potato fun facts.
Pumpkins range in size from less than a pound to over 1,000 pounds. The largest pumpkin ever grown weighed 1,140 pounds. Learn more pumpkin facts.
An estimated 88 percent of Americans surveyed still serve turkey for Thanksgiving. But do you know your turkey, really? Chew on this turkey trivia.
Sure, June is National Dairy Month, but what would a dairy month be without cheese?
Beef up on fun facts related to beef and cattle, the largest segment of U.S. agriculture.
Harvested between July and Labor Day, the watermelon is the most consumed melon in the United States. Here are some fun facts about this juicy fruit.