Special Report

Most Important Agricultural Product From Each State

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46. Virginia: Chickens
> Value of most important product: $875.2 million
> Total crop production: $3.8 billion (18th smallest)
> Pct. of workforce in agriculture: 2.4% (20th smallest)
> Other major crops: Cattle, soybeans, and corn

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47. Washington: Apples
> Value of most important product: $2.4 billion
> Total crop production: $9.1 billion (the largest)
> Pct. of workforce in agriculture: 14.5% (17th largest)
> Other major crops: Potatoes, cattle, and hops

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48. West Virginia: Chickens
> Value of most important product: $182.7 million
> Total crop production: $806.8 million (24th smallest)
> Pct. of workforce in agriculture: 2.7% (10th smallest)
> Other major crops: Cattle, corn, and apples

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49. Wisconsin: Cattle
> Value of most important product: $1.7 billion
> Total crop production: $11.7 billion (20th largest)
> Pct. of workforce in agriculture: 4.7% (9th largest)
> Other major crops: Corn, soybeans, and potatoes

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50. Wyoming: Cattle
> Value of most important product: $689.1 million
> Total crop production: $1.7 billion (11th largest)
> Pct. of workforce in agriculture: 6.3% (13th smallest)
> Other major crops: Corn, barley, and beans

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