Michigan Fast Facts for Today
- Fishing - Michigan ranks #5 in the nation in numbers of licensed resident and nonresident anglers who contribute $2 billion annually to our economy and generate $225 million in state tax revenue.
- No point in Michigan is more than 85 miles from any one of the Great Lakes.
- Potatoes - Michigan ranks #7 nationally in potato production. The economic impact of Michigan potatoes is $164 million. Michigan?s 90 potato growers harvest 1.4 billion pounds from 43,000 acres. Michigan is the #1 grower of potatoes for the production of potato chips ? with 70% of Michigan potatoes turned into chips.
- Carrots - In 2011, Michigan produced 6.8 million pounds of carrots for fresh use worth $7.6 million. This made Michigan the 2nd highest carrot producing state in the country. Michigan carrots are primarily found in the west, central counties of Montcalm and Oceana.
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