North Dakota ranked Nation's top Honey Producer again

Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff
Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff

(Bismarck, ND) -- North Dakota is the nation's top honey producer for the 19th consecutive year.

The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service released its rankings recently, putting North Dakota at the top of the list of honey producers.

The state had 520-thousand honey-producing colonies last year, up one-percent from the previous year.

The average yield was 60 pounds per colony.