Meat vs. Fruit Yield Per Acre

Red Meat:

48 lbs./Acre (TX)
edible carcass weight

Tree Crops:

Bananas: 20-30,000 lbs./Acre

Oranges: 40,000 lbs./Acre (FL)

Pears: 36,000 lbs./Acre (WA)

Pineapple: 30-60,000 lbs./Acre (HI)

Papaya: 28,000 lbs./Acre (HI)

Almonds: 3,000 lbs./Acre (CA)

data compiled by Susan Rothman (from upcoming book)
 

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