|Millet plants at UC Berkeley's Gill Tract|
After learning about the Millet Project, millet's attractive features, its history, and how people eat it, I wanted to find out more about this fascinating group of plants. Where is it grown? Who eats it?
Since this was an international question, I pointed my browser to the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and found their statistical collection (FAOSTAT). (For domestic U.S. statistics, I usually start at the USDA Economic Research Service or National Agricultural Statistics Service).