Greetings to our friends in the Granite State!

The New Hampshire FFA Convention starts today! Best wishes to all members, advisors, parents and supporters who are attending!

Here are some cool facts about agriculture in New Hampshire:

  • The chief commercial crops raised in New Hampshire are greenhouse and nursery products, Christmas trees, sweet corn, chicken eggs, and apples.
  • Various vegetables and forest products are also sold.
  • Hay is the chief field crop grown to feed livestock.
  • Many farmers tap the maple trees on their land to produce maple syrup and sugar.
  • Forest products are also produced in New Hampshire.
  • Dairy products account for nearly 1/3 of the state’s total farm income.
  • Other livestock raised includes beef cattle and hogs.
  • Chicken, cattle and calves and turkeys are also sold.

For more information about the New Hampshire FFA Association visit their website and Facebook page.

Author: geoffreymillerffa

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