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. […]

Michigan Ag Facts

With over 52,000 farms across 10 million acres of farmland, Michigan employs about 923,000 people in the agriculture industry. That’s about 22% of the state’s employment.    Want more Agriculture Facts? Click here Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get your weekly dose of Ag Facts. See Ag Jobs in Michigan. 

Missouri Ag Facts

The Show Me State is home to over 43,000 farmers and nearly 100,000 farms. Missouri also employs 400,000 people in the agriculture industry. Check out more facts Missouri agriculture facts Want more Agriculture Facts? Click here Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get your weekly dose of Ag Facts. See Ag Jobs in Missouri. 

Georgia Ag Facts

With the help of subtropical climate, mild winters, hot moist summers and a variety of soil types, Georgia produces a variety of commodities. Check out these fun farm facts about the Peach State!   Want more Agriculture Facts? Click here Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get your weekly dose of Ag Facts. Find Ag Jobs in Georgia.

Saint Patrick’s Day and Agriculture

While you’re celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day on March 17th, think about the impact agriculture has on the holiday. Check some of the Ag Facts related to Saint Patrick’s Day.    Want more Agriculture Facts? Click here Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get your weekly dose of Ag Facts.

American Agriculture Facts

American agriculture is the most efficient and productive system in the world even despite having only 2% of the population working in the industry. This efficiency gives the United States the ability to be the world’s largest exporter of food and fiber, sending agricultural products around the world. California alone, is the 5th largest exporter […]

Celebrating Women in Ag

Today nearly one-third of farmers in the United States are women. That’s close to a million female farmers across the country, generating about $12.9 billion in annual agricultural sales. But there are women in all sectors in the agriculture industry, from classrooms to owners and operators in ag business, like AgHires founder and owner Lori […]

The Significance of National Ag Day

Ag Day is a Day to Celebrate Agriculture National Ag Week is right around the corner, kicking off on March 10th and continuing through the 16th. National Ag Day is a large part of National Ag Week. This year marks the 46th Anniversary of National Ag Day, which is being celebrated on March 14th. Ag Day […]

20 Pig Facts to Celebrate National Pig Day

National Pig Day is March 1st. What better way to celebrate than with 20 pig facts. The pork industry supports about 550,000 jobs. Commercial pork production can be traced back to the 1800’s. Pork accounts for 40% of all meat consumed around the world, which makes it the most consumed animal protein worldwide. China is […]