Farm Bureau Beat


September 13, 2023

As many of you may know, fall is my favorite season of all. A few of my favorite activities of fall are possible because of agriculture. First, I love visiting apple orchards and indulging in delicious apple flavored treats. A close second is visiting pumpkin patches in search of the perfect pumpkin. In honor of our first few days of fall I have included some apple and pumpkin facts below:

- Apples are grown in every state. But only 36 states including Illinois grow apples to sell in large amounts.

- Americans eat an average of 16 pounds of apples per year.

- The...

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