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In addition to meat, pigs provide us with lots of other products, including valves for human heart surgery, suede for shoes and clothing, and gelatin for many food and non-food uses.

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2016 was a record year for Kansas corn. We produced 699 million bushels, topping the previous record set in 2009 by 17 percent!

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Dairy farmers work with animal nutritionists to create recipes that meet the specific nutritional requirements of their cows. A cow’s diet is a combination of hay, grain, silage and proteins,...

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Cook pork as you would cook your steak. Not sure how you prefer your steak? Grab a meat thermometer and try cooking pork to 145 degrees, followed by a three-minute rest time.

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To enjoy safe and savory ground beef, remember to use a thermometer as color won’t always indicate doneness. Cook ground beef to a minimum of 160F.

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Does someone in your family have a nut allergy? Try soy nut butter. It's a great substitute for peanut butter!

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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...

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Q: Are there antibiotics in the milk I buy?

A: No. Dairy producers ensure traces of antibiotics don’t enter our food supply. All farm milk is tested multiple times before it...

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Q: Who is the number #1 consumer of soybean meal?

A: Animal agriculture! That includes poultry, pigs, dairy and beef cows, sheep and more! Soybean meal is an excellent source of...

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