Fun Fact Friday!

Idaho harvests 12 billion pounds of potatoes annually.

Indiana is one of the country’s biggest corn producers, harvesting over 1 billion bushels in 2013. The state takes great pride in its kernel production and even has a town named Popcorn.

Maine’s lobster harvest hit an all-time high in 2013, with fishermen bringing in over 100 million pounds of the crustacean.

Montana is such a big producer of sugar beets—light brown beets that you can cook to create a molasses—that they’re the mascot of Chinook High School.