Michigan Fast Facts for Today
- Cherries - Michigan dominates the red tart cherry marketplace, producing about 75% of the U.S. crop (200-250 million pounds ? US production is 250-300 million pounds). Michigan?s sweet cherry acreage accounts for 15,700 acres (47,000 acres nationwide). Michigan joins the top four producers, harvesting about 17 percent of the crop each year.
- Asparagus - Michigan ranks #2 in the nation for Asparagus production, harvesting up to 25 million pounds annually (11,000 acres).
- Iron Mountain boasts the world's highest man-made ski jump.
- The Upper Peninsula is bigger than Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Delaware combined.
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