What do farmers grow?

Table shows self-sufficiency rate of each agricultural products in 1965 and 2017. All most rates have decreased. Mandarin, rice, egg and sweet potatoes are keeping high percentages!

Location of arable land in Japan

Hokkaido, the northern island is the biggest prefecture and has the largest agricultural area.

Seasonal event- Valentine’s day on February 14th

Valentine's day in Japan is different from the original. Women give 'chocolate' to the men they love on February 14th.

Rice is a major agricultural product.

Figure shows the value of agricultural production in 2017. Rice is 19% and vegetable is 26% of the total (92,724 Bill. yen). Vegetable includes many kinds of plants but rice is only rice. You can understand how special rice is for Japanese people!
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