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The U.S. ranks 1st in string bean production

31 March 2010 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, in 2007 the United States produced 48.6% of the world’s string beans, enough to make it rank first in that category. The next closest country was France, with 16.6%.

Entry prepared by Dave Bleier.

The U.S. ranks 7th in production footprint

20 December 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Global Footprint Network, the United States has a production footprint of 8.63 global hectares per person, which makes the United States rank seventh in that category. New Zealand ranks first, at 13.11 global hectares per person.