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  • How to Choose the Perfect Ham

    How to Choose the Perfect Ham

    March 31, 2017

    Ham is the centerpiece of the Easter celebration. Choosing the perfect one is essential in planning your meal. Selecting a delicious, lean ham is easy once you know what to look for. These shopping...

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  • Ham Health Facts

    Ham Health Facts

    March 31, 2017

    If you love the taste of ham and want to eat healthy, you’re in luck! Ham, especially lean ham, is a great choice for your family.  Lean ham has only about 112 calories per 3-ounce serving. Plus, it...

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  • Agriculture Exports

    Kansas Proud: Understanding Our Role in Agriculture Exports (And Why They Matter)

    By Stacy Mayo on March 31, 2017

    As a child of the 80s, I was still in elementary school the last time major trade agreements were negotiated. Even though I grew up on a farm and come from a long line of agriculturalists, I didn’t...

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  • Kansas Wildfires by Tracy Shinogle, “High Plains Journal”

    Kansas Wildfires: A Round-Up of Stories and Support

    March 16, 2017

    The devastation of the wildfires tearing across Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas is overwhelming. As with any big news story, we can become immune, or think of it as happening “over there.” But we are all...

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  • Sorghum and Sustainability

    Sorghum and Sustainability

    By Food Buzz on March 1, 2017

    In the United States, sorghum grain is primarily used to feed livestock and in ethanol production. It’s also becoming more popular in kitchens across the country. With so many health benefits packed...

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  • National Flour Month

    What Are the Different Types of Flour?

    By Hannah Schlapp, Kansas Wheat Communications Intern on March 1, 2017

    When making any type of baked good, bakers more often than not use flour to give dough rise and softness, and to add wonderful flavor and texture. We wanted to get up close and personal with this...

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  • What Does “Local” Food Really Mean?

    What Does “Local” Food Really Mean?

    March 1, 2017

    How Local is "Local"? Unlike the term “organic” where there are strict guidelines in place, “local” can mean anything from 10 to hundreds of miles depending on who you ask.  Farmers in Kansas will...

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  • 5 Things Parents Should Know About Food and Puberty

    5 Things Parents Should Know About Food and Puberty

    March 1, 2017

    There is a lot of information out there and it can be hard to sift through sensationalized stories to distill basic facts. This is true for many topics, but few hit as close to home as the food we...

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  • Spring Into Gardening

    Spring Into Gardening

    March 1, 2017

    For many people, gardening means more than having fruits and vegetables at the family table. Digging up fresh dirt, planting a seed that becomes a tomato or cucumber, and the feeling of...

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