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The U.S. ranks 3rd in cut-flower exports

14 February 2009 Leave a comment

According to the USDA report, “World Horticultural Trade: July 2003 1 Trade Data Edition,” in 2002 the United States exported around forty-eight million dollars worth of cut flowers; about 4% of the world’s total cut-flower exports that year. That was enough to make the United States rank third in that category. Colombia ranked first, with 46% of the world’s cut-flower exports.

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The U.S. ranks 69th for spending on fruits and vegetables

7 February 2009 Leave a comment

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, Americans spend 14.7% of their food budget on fruits and vegetables, making the United States rank sixty-ninth in that category. Gabon and Congo rank first, with 44.8% of the food budget going to fruits and vegetables.

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The U.S. ranks 1st in cheese

2 January 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Foreign Agricultural Service of the United States Department of Agriculture, the United States ranks first in cheese production.

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The U.S. ranks 3rd in wheat

29 December 2008 Leave a comment

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the United States ranks third in terms of wheat production. China ranks first.

The U.S. ranks 7th in sunflower seeds

23 December 2008 Leave a comment

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the United States ranks seventh in terms of sunflower seed yield per hectare. Italy ranks first.

The U.S. ranks 95th in spending on fish

19 December 2008 Leave a comment

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the United States ranks ninety-fifth out of 114 countries in terms of percentage of food budget spent on fish. Hong Kong ranks first.