Did you Know?????

A pig can run a 7-minute mile.

Gobble, gobble: On average Americans now eat 14 lbs of turkey a piece each year, more than double the rate 20 years ago.

Cows have almost total 360-degree panoramic vision.

California grows about 70% of all the asparagus grown in the US.

Lettuce is a member of the sunflower family and was first cultivated by Egyptians from seed-prized weed into an edible leafy green.

One acre of soybeans can produce 82,368 crayons.

The longest recorded flight of a chicken lasted 13 seconds.

More than 96 billion lbs of edible “surplus” food is thrown away in the US each year. It is estimated that almost 27% of our food supply is wasted.

80% of our food and fiber is produced by only 210,000 full-time US farmers.

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