Agriculture is More than Farming!

Agriculture is our nation’s largest industry. More than 20 million Americans work in agriculture. They have jobs in:

  • Production: growing and harvesting plants; raising animals
  • Processing: changing raw materials into many different things
  • Distribution: getting the products to us

Whoa

What is it?

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  • Answer
  • Wild rice! Minnesota harvests between 4 and 10 million lbs. of cultivated wild rice.

Cool

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In Minnesota, there are about 100 farms raising 3,000 bison. Or buffalo!

Joke

Who is the most powerful potato in the galaxy?

  • Answer
  • Darth Tater