Farm Facts About Watermelon

Farm Facts About Watermelon

March 01, 2013
Harvested between July and Labor Day, the watermelon is the most consumed melon in the United States. Did you know that this hefty melon can vary in size anywhere from five to 40 pounds? Take a look at some more interesting facts about this summertime treat: 1. The watermelon fruit is about 90 percent water.... Read more »... Read more »
Producing Sweet Sorghum

Did You Know?: Facts about Sweet Sorghum

February 05, 2013
Sweet sorghum has been grown in the United States since the 1850s for use in sweeteners and syrups. Today, less than one million gallons are produced in the U.S. each year. Learn more about the agriculture product.... Read more »
Farm Facts About Potatoes

Farm Facts About Potatoes

January 18, 2013
The potato is one versatile vegetable. This tasty spud is grown in 36 states across the country and is super easy to cook. Take a look at some interesting farm facts about the always-popular potato: Potatoes provide more potassium than bananas. They also contain fiber and cancer-fighting antioxidants. Seven varieties of potatoes are grown in... Read more »... Read more »

AG 101: Must-Know Agriculture Facts About Dairy

July 06, 2012
It's because of the 50,000 dairy farmers across the U.S. and then 9.1 million dairy cows that live on their farms, that we can enjoy milk with our cereal, cheese on our burger, butter on our toast, and best of all, ice cream to wash it all down. Learn more about this important agriculture industry.... Read more »
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