Fun Facts

Echinacea species

June 24, 2020

Fun fact! There are nine known species of echinacea. All species are native to North America.

Egg timer

June 17, 2020

Fun Fact! An egg takes about 26 hours to form fully in a hen.

Spin the egg

June 10, 2020

Fun fact! Why should you spin an egg to tell whether it is raw or hardboiled? Hardboiled eggs will spin smoothly whereas the liquid in a raw egg makes the raw egg wobble.

Valerian history

June 03, 2020

Fun fact! Valerian’s medicinal use dates back to early Greece and Rome to treat conditions such as nervousness, trembling, headaches, and heart palpitations.

White or brown eggs?

May 27, 2020

Fun Fact! No matter their shell color, all eggs are generally similar in terms of nutrient status, unless a hen has been fed higher amounts of a certain nutrient via fortified feed.

U.S. apple exports

May 20, 2020

Fun Fact! One out of every four apples grown in the U.S. is exported to countries such as Mexico, Canada, India, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Thailand.