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.
- Strawberries - Michigan grows strawberries for both fresh and processed uses. In 2011, Michigan produced 43,000 tons of fresh strawberries and 3,000 tons of processed strawberries. The combined productions generated $4.8 million.
- Michigan has the world's largest limestone quarry, in Rogers City.
- Among all Michigan residents aged five and older, 16 percent report a disability.
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