All fun farming facts provided by the National Farm-City Council
How many apples eaten in the US are from Washington State?
6 out of 10 - The most popular varieties are Red Delicious, Granny Smith, Golden Delicious and Gala.
What state produces the most cranberries?
Wisconsin - Each year, cranberry producers grow more than 300 million pounds of the tart berries.
What nut is the peach related to?
Almond - Almonds are stone fruits related to cherries, plums and peaches. California produces 80% of the world's supply of almonds.
How many honeybees does it take to produce a tablespoon of honey?
12 - Twelve busy little bees must collect the nectar from 2,000 flowers to make a tablespoon of honey.
How many pounds of tomatoes does the average American eat each year?
22 lbs. - More than half the nation's tomato consumption is in the form of ketchup and tomato sauce.
What is the oldest known plant used for livestock feed?
Alfalfa - Records of its use as livestock feed date to as early as 1,000 B.C. Alfalfa is one of the most nutritious crops to feed to animals.
How much broccoli does the average American eat each year?
4 lbs- We're eating 900 percent more broccoli than we did 20 years ago
What is the most popular pizza topping in America?
Pepperoni - Americans eat about 100 acres of pizza every day. In Japan, the most popular pizza topping is squid.
How many glasses of milk can one cow produce in a year?
46,000 - The average cow produces 2,100 pounds of milk a month.