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Agriculture remains strong in New Jersey. With 9,100 farms on 720,000 acres of land, the Garden State grows everything from blueberries to Christmas trees.
In fact, in terms of fruit and vegetables, it tops the chart, ranking in the top 10 in the country for blueberries, peppers, spinach, cranberries, peaches, cucumbers, squash, tomatoes, apples, sweet corn and beans.
In addition to agricultural produce, the Garden State represents its namesake with a $ 455 million horticulture industry, consisting of nursery and greenhouse products, grass and Christmas trees.
In 2012, the value of sales of flower crops, including lawn and garden plants, cut flowers and foliage plants, was just over $ 176 million.
Garden plants and flower beds alone brought in $ 109 million. Agriculture in New Jersey, the third largest industry in the state, continues to grow steadily, ensuring that the Garden State will remain an agricultural powerhouse for years to come.