California produces the most food (by value) in the United States followed by Iowa and Nebraska.
Twelve (12) states generate over $10 billion in agricultural cash reciepts: California, Iowa, Nebraska, Texas, Minnesota, Illinois, Kansas, Wisconsin, Indiana, North Carolina, Ohio & South Dakota.31 May 2016
What does California produce the most of?
California grows over 200 different crops, some grown nowhere else in the nation. Crops include grapes, almonds, strawberries, oranges and walnuts. California produces almost all of the country’s almonds, apricots, dates, figs, kiwi fruit, nectarines, olives, pistachios, prunes, and walnuts.
Why is California good for farming?
California is a good place to farm, with soil in some areas that is deep, rich, and free of rocks. The warm climate is also good for farming. In the 1860s, farmers began to grow wheat and raise cattle on large farms in the Central Valley. Wheat needs little water and could grow in the dry parts of the valley.
What country produces the most food in the world?
10 world’s leading food producing countries
- China. The country leads in rice and pig meat production, and it is among three largest producers of milk, chicken and beef.
- United States. The US is the largest producer of milk, chicken and beef, and second producer of pork.
11 Oct 2016
Photo in the article by “National Institute of Food and Agriculture – USDA”