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Apples to Apples

Post 1

shagbark

For future update:
The USDA has counted the apple trees
http://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Michigan/Publications/Michigan_Rotational_Surveys/mi_fruit01/apples.txt
They say there are 8,560,000 apple trees in the state with over 21 varieties from Courtlands, to Ida Reds to Winesap and Northern Spy.


Apples to Apples

Post 2

shagbark

Further research showed that in 2010 the US produced just over 225 million barrels of apples.
65% of those came from Washington State.
Michigan ranked second with 6.8% of the crop.
This was followed by Pennsylvania, Virginia, and California.


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