Limits To Growth/world agricultural production

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World Agricultural Production

This page presents production of the 20 most important food and agricultural commodities (ranked by economic value) worldwide for the the year 2008. Data is from the FAOSTAT database: http://faostat.fao.org/site/339/default.aspx

Commodity Production (MT)
Cow milk, whole, fresh 580,428,259
Rice, paddy 689,140,348
Indigenous Cattle Meat 61,770,940
Indigenous Pigmeat 104,539,608
Indigenous Chicken Meat 78,450,112
Wheat 683,070,203
Hen eggs, in shell 61,989,410
Soybeans 231,392,067
Buffalo milk, whole, fresh 89,354,031
Vegetables fresh nes 249,659,862
Maize 826,718,343
Potatoes 327,682,537
Sugar cane 1,728,943,998
Cotton lint 22,623,138
Tomatoes 142,153,859
Grapes 66,611,636
Apples 69,304,442
Groundnuts, with shell 37,650,689
Indigenous Sheep Meat 8,323,311
Cassava 233,359,379

In 2010 World grain production reached 2,213 million tons with consumption at 2,238 million tons. Cropland of 689 million hectares was planted for this production. [1]

References[edit]

  1. http://www.earth-policy.org/datacenter/pdf/book_wote_crops.pdf