Rhode Island FFA Convention

The Rhode Island FFA Association started their state convention on Wednesday, April 25 and will wrap it up this Sunday. We hope you all are having an amazing time!

While Rhode Island is celebrating another year of success through agricultural education, take a look at these fact about agriculture in their state:

• The top agricultural commodities in the state are greenhouse and nursery products, dairy products, sweet corn, aquaculture (seafood), and apples.


• Farmers grow potatoes mostly in the southeastern region of the state.
• Milk is the second most important source of agricultural income for the state of Rhode Island.
• The annual fish catch for the state is about $85 million.
• Farmland covers 10% of the state’s total area.
• The state’s top industries are health services, tourism, manufacturing, and agriculture.

 

 

Author: geoffreymillerffa

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