Agriculture is More Than Farming!

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Photos Courtesy University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiement Station

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?

Corn - What Is It
  • Answer
  • Corn!¬†One ear of corn has about 16 rows and 800 kernels. The number of rows is always an even number.

Cool

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Cows have a strong sense of smell. They can smell something up to six miles away!

Joke

What is a scarecrow's favorite fruit?

  • Answer
  • Straw-berries!