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The U.S. ranks 1st in horse exports

1 March 2013 1 comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2010 the United States exported $414,788,000 worth of horses, or 20.6% of the world’s total value of horse exports. That is enough to make the United States rank first in that category.

Horse exports

The U.S. ranks 16th in apricots

9 February 2013 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2010 the United States produced 60,237 metric tonnes of apricots. That is enough to make the United States rank sixteenth out of sixty-nine countries ranked in that category. Turkey ranks first, producing 476,132 metric tonnes of apricots.

apricot production

The U.S. ranks 27th in alcohol

12 November 2012 2 comments

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2009 the United States had an alcohol supply of 6.8 kilograms per person, which was enough to make the United States rank twenty-seventh out of one hundred seventy-four countries ranked in that category. Estonia ranked first, with an alcohol supply of 19.5 kilograms per person.

The U.S. ranks 2nd in alfalfa exports

20 October 2012 2 comments

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2010 the United States exported 258,983 metric tonnes of alfalfa meal and pellets, or 19.8% of the world’s exports of that item. That was enough to make the United States rank  second out of eighty-six countries ranked in that category. Spain ranked first, exporting 473,004 tonnes, or 36.2% of the world’s exports.

The U.S. ranks 6th in ass imports

23 May 2012 3 comments

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2012 the United States imported $25,000 worth of asses, or 4.4% of the world’s total value of ass imports. That was enough to make the United States rank sixth out of eighteen ass importing countries. Nepal ranks first, importing $180,000 worth of asses, or 31.5% of the world’s total.

The U.S. ranks 46th in sheep

3 April 2012 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2010 the United States had a total stock of 5,620,000 head of sheep, or 08% of the world’s total sheep stock. That is enough to make the United States rank forty-sixth out of one hundred ninety ranked countries. China ranks first, with 134,021,213 head of sheep, or 20.2% of the world’s total sheep.

The U.S. ranks 2nd in tomatoes

10 January 2012 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2010 the United States produced 12,902,000 metric tonnes of tomatoes, or 11.7% of the world’s total tomato production. That was enough to make the United States rank second in that category. China ranked first, producing 41,864,750 tonnes, or 37.9% of the world’s total tomatoes. Just five countries–China, the United States, India, Turkey, and Egypt–produce more than three-quarters of the world’s tomatoes.