STAT RACK

SUMMERTIME MEANS THE GARDENS AND GRILLS ARE GOING:

2 lbs

fresh green beans necessary to can 1 quart

12

Honeybees needed to make 1 tablespoon of honey

 

4 lbs.

Broccoli consumed per person per year

350

The number of “squirts” in 1 gallon of milk!

22 lb.

Tomatoes consumed per person each year; more than half are in the form of tomato sauce, salsa and ketsup

 

24 lb.

Sweet corn consumed per person each year; 9.5 lb. frozen, 8.7 lb. fresh, and 5.8 lb. canned

 

44

States grow watermelons;  Florida, Texas, California, Georgia and Arizona lead the country in production

57%

Of barbeque grills in 2012 were gas, 41% were charcoal and 2 % were electric powered

Farm Journal, Late Spring, 2013

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