Need to watch a speedy video so you can get dinner on the table before somebody in your house gnaws an arm off? Curious about the people, places, and science behind Kansas food? Whether you’re a video watcher, avid reader, or trivia fan, this is the place for you!
There are about 60-80 pods on a mature soybean plant. Each pod contains three small soybeans.See full fact
Did you know corn tortillas can differ in color based on the type of corn used? Some are white and others are yellow.See full fact
Did you know there are 15,000 soybean farms in Kansas? In 2016, Kansas farmers harvested more than 4 million acres of soybeans.See full fact
Rotate crops to help keep soil healthy. (Jim Sipes)See full tip
Sifting flour is only necessary if a recipe calls for it. But you’ll always want to stir flour to "loosen" it before measuring.See full tip
When grilling veggies and fruits, use a grill basket or skewers to keep them from falling through the grill grates. Stainless steel skewers won’t burn; soak bamboo skewers in water for 30 minutes...See full tip
Q: Are cattle fed unnatural corn diets in a feedyard?
A: Feedyard cattle do not eat diets made up entirely of corn. They start by eating a lot of hay and fiber, then move to a higher...See full Q&A
Q: Do dairy farmers use sustainable practices on their farms?
A: Producing a gallon of milk today requires 90 percent less cropland, 65 percent less water, and has a 63 percent lower carbon...See full Q&A
Q: What does 'GMO' mean?
A: “GMO” stands for genetically modified organism. Both traditional plant breeding and genetic engineering involve altering the...See full Q&A
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