❝ There are many statistical measures that show how productive the U.S. is. Its economy is the largest in the world and grew at a rate of 4.1 percent last quarter, its fastest pace since 2014. The unemployment rate is near the lowest mark in a half century.
What can be harder to decipher is how Americans use their land to create wealth. The 48 contiguous states alone are a 1.9 billion-acre jigsaw puzzle of cities, farms, forests and pastures that Americans use to feed themselves, power their economy and extract value for business and pleasure.
Click through to the article. This is a delightful, informative, visual and intellectual education – online. One of the best educational pieces assembled by the crew at Bloomberg…from work by the US Dept. of Agriculture and other federal agencies. Kudos!