Category Archives: Ag exports

Idaho Is Rich With Agriculture!

It’s true that every state grows a large variety of crops and livestock.  Here is Idaho’s list – 194 products and counting!  This list was compiled by Idaho Ag. in the Classroom. Alfalfa Alfalfa seed Alligators Alpacas Apples Apricots Aquatic … Continue reading

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THE BIG IDAHO POTATO TRUCK VISITS THE BIG APPLE

The Idaho Potato Commission can thank the New York City Police Department for drawing attention to a grandiose publicity stunt orchestrated on August 24th in the Big Apple. The department issued a tongue-in-cheek all-points bulletin over the police radio advising … Continue reading

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New Farm Stats

Thought you’d enjoy having some more statistics on farms and food, for your daily conversation with the world.  These figures are from 2012 USDA Ag. Census.     40% of all U.S. land is in farmland 97% of all farms … Continue reading

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Beef Producers are the Good Guys

A little infomercial for our good cattlemen.  This, from the fabulous Ag. Pavilion at the Western Idaho Fair, last summer, put on by Food Producers of Idaho.

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Top 10 Crops In Santa Cruz County, California

In October, 2014, I wrote a post about the field trip my dad and I took to the strawberry fields of Pajaro Valley, located in Santa Cruz, California – one of the most concentrated, richest farming areas in the world. … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

U.S. AG. EXPORT FACTS In 2010, $115 billion worth of American ag. products were exported around the world. One in three U.S. farm acres is planted for export. Nearly 31% of U.S. gross farm income comes from exports. About 23% … Continue reading

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