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 […]

California Agricultural Facts

Since California grows over 400 commodities and is one of the top five suppliers in the world, there are a lot of agriculture facts about the state. Check out these 8 California 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 California. 

8 Almond Facts

Grab a bowl of almonds and check out these 8 almond facts!   Want more Agriculture Facts? Click here Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get your weekly dose of Ag Facts.

Football and Agriculture

Watching the Big Game today? Agriculture is a big part of football. Check out these 10 facts. Want more Agriculture Facts? Click here Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get your weekly dose of Ag Facts.

10 Great Texas Ag Facts

Check out these 10 Agriculture Facts about the great state of Texas. Want more Agriculture Facts? Click here Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get your weekly dose of Ag Facts. Find Ag Jobs in Texas.

10 Popcorn Facts

Popcorn has been around since the 18th century, but it didn’t become more wide spread until the 19th century. Americans tried many different methods to pop the corn. One method included throwing kernels in hot ashes, stirred, and sifted out the popped corn. Others tried cooking corn in kettles filled with fat or lard.  The most […]

6 Cotton Facts You Might Not Know

Cotton is more than just the fiber your clothes are made out of. It actually has many other uses as well. Check out these 6 facts you might not know about cotton.    Want more Agriculture Facts? Click here Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get your weekly dose of Ag Facts.

About 400 Cacao Beans make 1 lb. of Chocolate

Check out these 21 facts about cacao trees and chocolate! It takes about 5 years for cacao trees to produce their first fruit, called cacao pods. The cacao tree grows to be about 30 feet tall bearing white flowers and colorful fruit. The pollination process of the flowers of the cacao tree is done by […]

The U.S. Has About 3,700 Acres of Chestnut Trees

While you’re roasting your chestnuts on the open fire this holiday read these fun facts about these nuts. The name chestnut comes from the English term “chesten nut” There are 9 different species native to regions in the Northern Hemisphere. The 4 main types are known as European, Chinese, Japanese, and American. Depending on the […]

A Cherry Tree has About 7,000 Tart Cherries

There are two types of cherries grown in the United States, sweet and tart. Washington, California, Oregon produce about 90% of the nation’s sweet cherries, while Michigan is the largest producer of the tart varieties, producing nearly 74%. The other remaining tart cherries come from Utah, Washington, New York, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania. The U.S. is […]