Washington State: National Leader in Wheat Production

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National Leader in Wheat Production

Some agriculture facts about Washington State:

Washington’s Whitman County produces more wheat than any other county in the United States, and ranks number two nationally in barley production.

Washington’s potato growers have the highest yields per acre in the United States. We produce almost twice as many pounds per acre as our more famous neighboring state to the east.

Washington apples are sold in all 50-states, and in more than 50-countries.

Washington is second only to California in the number of agricultural commodities produced.

What’s your opinion? How does Washington State agriculture stack up next to other states?

Read the original document at: http://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Washington/Publications/wabro.pdf

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