It appears that the trend of large-scale farming will continue, where fewer and fewer farmers will produce greater and greater volumes of food on larger and larger farms.
Two out of every 100 Americans are farmers or ranchers. The other 98 out of a hundred eat their products.
Land For Farming
Of all the land on earth, 7.6 percent is being farmed. 21 percent could be farmed.
A farmer in Australia taught his pet monkey to drive a tractor.
The record for milk production from one cow is 11,756 gallons (44,501 liters) in one year. That’s over 32 gallons (121 liters) per day.
You can convince a cow to go up stairs, but it is nearly impossible to get one to come down.
Marijuana in World War II
During WW II, farmers were paid to grow marijuana because good rope could be made from it. The rope made from marijuana, called hemp in this case, is stronger and more rot-resistant than all other natural fibers.
Why are most barns red? Red was the cheapest color of paint. Why was red paint the cheapest? Red paint was the cheapest color, because that was the color made in the largest quantities, since everybody ordered red for their barns.