Special Report

Most Important Agricultural Product From Each State

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6. Colorado: Cattle
> Value of most important product: $2.0 billion
> Total crop production: $7.8 billion (25th smallest)
> Pct. of workforce in agriculture: 2.8% (20th largest)
> Other major crops: Corn, potatoes, and sorghum

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7. Connecticut: Apples
> Value of most important product: $19.9 million
> Total crop production: $550.6 million (8th smallest)
> Pct. of workforce in agriculture: 1.6% (5th smallest)
> Other major crops: Cattle, maple syrup, and apples

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8. Delaware: Chickens
> Value of most important product: $1.0 billion
> Total crop production: $1.3 billion (9th smallest)
> Pct. of workforce in agriculture: 1.7% (12th smallest)
> Other major crops: Corn, soybeans, and melons

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9. Florida: Oranges
> Value of most important product: $1.0 billion
> Total crop production: $7.7 billion (17th smallest)
> Pct. of workforce in agriculture: 2.3% (21st largest)
> Other major crops: Cattle, strawberries, and tomatoes

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10. Georgia: Chickens
> Value of most important product: $4.4 billion
> Total crop production: $9.3 billion (16th smallest)
> Pct. of workforce in agriculture: 2.2% (15th largest)
> Other major crops: Peanuts, cattle, and pecans

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