Which state in America is the largest producer of turkeys?
– North Carolina
Minnesota claims bragging rights as the top producer of turkeys in the U.S., accounting for 18 percent of all turkey production. It is the home of Jennie-O, the nation’s second-largest producer of turkeys and turkey products. The largest producer of turkeys, Butterball, is in North Carolina and produces 14 percent of all turkeys. The whole turkey is the most popular turkey product, accounting for about one-quarter of all sales. Source: EatTurkey.com
Minnesota is a midwestern U.S. state bordering Canada and Lake Superior, the largest of the Great Lakes. The state contains more than 10,000 other lakes, including Lake Itasca, the Mississippi River’s primary source. The “Twin Cities” of Minneapolis and state capital Saint Paul are dense with cultural landmarks like the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Walker Art Center, a modern art museum.