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The U.S. ranks 4th in cherry consumption

4 July 2010 Leave a comment

According to the USDA, in 2009-2010 Americans consumed 205,750 metric tonnes of fresh cherries (sweet and sour), which makes the United States rank fourth out of fifteen ranked economies in that category. The EU-27 nations ranked first, consuming 410,510 metric tonnes.

The U.S. ranks 2nd in raisin exports

22 May 2010 Leave a comment

According to the USDA, in 2009-2010, the United States exported 150,000 metric tons of raisins, or 21.6% of the world’s total raisin exports, which is enough to make the United States rank second out of twenty ranked countries in that category. Turkey ranks first, exporting 250,000 metric tons, or 36.0% of the world total.

The U.S. ranks 5th in raisin imports

8 May 2010 Leave a comment

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, in 2009-2010, the United States imported 23,000 metric tons of raisins, or 3.7% of the world’s total raisin imports. That’s enough to make the United States rank fifth out of twenty ranked countries. Russia ranks first, importing 60,000 metric tons, or 9.8% of the world total.

The U.S. ranks 8th in cotton production

28 March 2010 Leave a comment

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, in 2008 the United States produced 911 millions of 480 lbs. bales which was enough to make the United States rank eighth in that category. Australia ranked first, producing 1991 millions of 480 lbs. bales of cotton.

Entry prepared by Charles Dillon.

The U.S. ranks 1st in corn production

7 September 2009 Leave a comment

According to the USDA, in 2008-09, the United States produced 307.39 million tonnes of corn, or 38.9% of the world’s total corn production. That was enough to make the United States rank first in that category.

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The U.S. ranks 1st in corn yield

5 September 2009 Leave a comment

According to the USDA, in 2008-09 the United States had a corn yield of 9.66 tonnes per hectare, which was enough to make the United States rank first in that category. The global average for corn yield was 5.05 tonnes per hectare.

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The U.S. ranks 1st in corn planting

3 September 2009 Leave a comment

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, in 2008-2009 there were 31.83 million hectares of corn planted in the United States, or 20.4% of the world total. That was enough to make the United States rank first in that category.

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