5 Farm Facts About Tennessee Tomatoes
Tennessee knows its tomatoes, ranking third in the nation in production value of tomatoes in 2018. Here are a few more things you may not know about Tennessee tomatoes:
Tennessee farmers harvested 4,000 acres of tomatoes in 2018.
Snap beans have historically ranked highest for production acreage of vegetable crops in Tennessee, and pumpkins and yellow squash usually are in the top 10 for U.S. production of vegetables by state. But tomatoes consistently lead vegetable crops in Tennessee for value of production.