A few quick facts:
1. North Carolina ranks first in the nation in sweet potato production, providing 53.5% of the nation’s crop.
2. The Tar Heel state has the largest pork production facility located in, well, Tar Heel. North Carolina farmers rank second in the nation in hog production (behind Iowa).
3. North Carolina ranks third in turkey production, behind Minnesota and Arkansas.
Take a look at this infographic (click on it to make it larger or download a PDF) and give thanks for living in such a blessed state!