14% of the U.S. workforce is employed by the agricultural industry
There are more people employed by the agricultural industry than the U.S. automotive industry - six times more.
Agricultural exports created 920,000 full time jobs in 2008, according to a USDA study
There were $369 billion worth of goods sold by U.S. farms in 2010
The United States has the safest, most affordable, and most abundant food supply in the world.
95% of Americans surveyed say it is important to produce food here at home.
Most farms, 97%, are run by families, farmer partnerships or co-operatives.
46% of our national land space is actually farmland.