Interesting Facts of the Day
Fact 1: Agriculture accounts for only 20% of India's output, but it employs 60% of the country's workers.
Fact 2: The last time that 60% of the U.S. labor force worked on farms was around 1850.
Fact 3: Current percent of the US workforce in farming: 1.5% (2.21 million farm workers out of 145.3 million total employment).
Fact 4: The tractor was one of the greatest labor-saving inventions in history, and reduced labor requirements by almost 2 million farm workers and 23 million draft animals in the US.