Special Report

Most Important Agricultural Product From Each State

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11. Hawaii: Macadamias
> Value of most important product: $53.9 million
> Total crop production: $661.3 million (22nd largest)
> Pct. of workforce in agriculture: 3.7% (6th smallest)
> Other major crops: Cattle, coffee, and papayas

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12. Idaho: Cattle
> Value of most important product: $1.4 billion
> Total crop production: $7.8 billion (2nd largest)
> Pct. of workforce in agriculture: 13.5% (19th largest)
> Other major crops: Potatoes, barley, and corn

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13. Illinois: Corn
> Value of most important product: $7.4 billion
> Total crop production: $17.2 billion (11th smallest)
> Pct. of workforce in agriculture: 1.9% (7th largest)
> Other major crops: Soybeans, cattle, and potatoes

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14. Indiana: Corn
> Value of most important product: $3.2 billion
> Total crop production: $11.2 billion (23rd smallest)
> Pct. of workforce in agriculture: 2.7% (10th largest)
> Other major crops: Soybeans, cattle, and tomatoes

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15. Iowa: Corn
> Value of most important product: $8.5 billion
> Total crop production: $30.8 billion (8th largest)
> Pct. of workforce in agriculture: 8.6% (2nd largest)
> Other major crops: Soybeans, cattle, and oats

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