Michigan Fast Facts for Today
- Cabbage - In 2011, Michigan farmers across the state produced 75.9 million pounds of cabbage worth $12.1 million.
- Thomas Edison, who grew up in Port Huron, Michigan invented the incandescent light bulb in 1879.
- Chestnuts - There are nearly 40 chestnut growers in Michigan ? more chestnut farms and growers than any other state. Members of Michigan?s Chestnut Growers sold 80,000 lbs of Michigan sweet chestnuts in 2011.
- Bedding Plants - Michigan ranks 3rd in the nation in the value of wholesale sales of floriculture products in 2010, behind California and Florida. Reports from Michigan's 625 commercial growers showed an estimated wholesale value of $402.7 million for all surveyed floriculture crops.
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