15 Ag Facts about Bell Peppers

The bell pepper comes in a rainbow of colors and variety of shapes and sizes. The most common colors are green, red, orange, and yellow. The ripeness determines the flavor and color of each pepper. For example, red bell peppers are simply mature green bell peppers. The average consumption of the fresh bell pepper in […]

6 Facts about Blueberries

Did you ever wonder why blueberries are available year-round? That’s because they’re grown all over the world! Learn even more about blueberries by check out these facts. Find out more information about blueberries here and here. Want more Agriculture Facts? Click here Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get your weekly dose of Ag Facts.

6 Interesting Ag Facts about New York

When you think of New York, also known as the Empire State, you might not think about it being a big contributor to Agriculture. However, agriculture is a very important industry in New York with an annual economic impact of over $42 billion. There are over 25,000 farms that cover about 23% of the state’s […]

14 Ohio Agriculture Facts

Ohio’s 3,400 beekeepers have 29,900 bee colonies. With 2,200 dairy farms, Ohio leads the U.S. in Swiss cheese production, producing nearly half of the country’s Swiss cheese. Overall, the agricultural industry contributes $93 billion to the state’s economic growth. Check out more fun agriculture facts about Ohio below.  Want more Agriculture Facts? Click here Follow us […]

15 Cantaloupe Ag Facts

Did you know the melon we recognize as cantaloupe in the U.S. is called “reticulated muskmelon”? North American muskmelon has netted skin and a strong scent; however, the true cantaloupe has ribbed pale green skin and looks very different from the cantaloupe we all know. To not cause any confusion, we will refer to the […]

15 Coconut Ag Facts

Ever wonder where coconuts and coconut products come from? Not many commercial coconuts are grown in the United States. Within the U.S. they can be grown in Hawaii, Florida, and some territories such as Puerto Rico, Guam American Samoa, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. However, most of these fruits come from Asia. Check out 15 […]

Maine Agriculture Facts

Maine is the leading producer of wild blueberries in the world and is second in the nation for maple syrup production. The state also has a growing aquaculture industry. Check out more Maine Agriculture facts below. Want more Agriculture Facts? Click here Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get your weekly dose of Ag Facts. See Ag Jobs in […]

6 Pennsylvania Ag Facts

Pennsylvania is home to over 59,000 farms with about 97% of these farms being family owned. The state has much to offer the agriculture, food and lumber industries. Check out more Pennsylvania Ag Facts below.  Want more Agriculture Facts? Click here Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get your weekly dose of Ag Facts. See Ag Jobs in Pennsylvania. 

21 Garlic Ag Facts

Since April 19th is National Garlic Day, we decided to put together some facts about the herb. Garlic originates from central Asia. It was one of the first herbs to be cultivated. The herb has been used for both medicinal and culinary purposes. Garlic is part of the Lily family, which also includes onions, leeks and shallots. There are […]

20 Interesting Banana Facts

Did you know National Banana Day is April 17th? Why not, there is a day for everything else. So grab a banana, and check out these 20 banana facts. There are more than 1,000 varieties of bananas grown in over 150 countries. Cavendish is the most commercialized variety, accounting for about 47% of global production. […]