A few food-related figures worth noting

2,714: The number of organic farms in California—the most out of any state.

161,800,000: The number of tons of tomatoes produced in the world in 2012, the latest year available.

86: The weight, in pounds, of the heaviest turkey ever raised.

96: The percentage of farms in the United States that are family-owned.

24,000,000: The number of Americans employed in the agriculture business.

33.3: The percentage of our food that results from pollination by bees.91511883


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