Did you know that in Kansas cows outnumber people 2-to1?

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Beef from cows and steers are used in two different ways. . Cow meat is used primarily as ground beef for hamburgers and the majority of steer meat is used as steaks.

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There are more than 29 cuts of beef that meet government guidelines for lean, including tenderloin, T-bone steak and extra lean ground beef.

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For a dessert to officially be considered ice cream, it must contain at least 10 percent milkfat.

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One cowhide can produce enough leather to make 20 footballs, 18 soccer balls, 18 volleyballs or 12 basketballs.

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Small engines like lawnmowers and boats can use E10 fuel.

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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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About a third of a steer is used for beef production. The rest of the animal is used to make by-products found in medicines, cosmetics, detergents, insulation, and much more!

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One 60-pound bushel of wheat provides about 42 pounds of white flour, enough for about 70, one-pound loaves of white bread.

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Within an hour of birth calves are up and ready to nurse. A baby calf will drink a gallon of milk a day.

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In Kansas alone, pig farmers raised over 3.2 million pigs in 2015, producing over 600 million pounds of pork!

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Corn is produced on every continent of the world with the exception of Antarctica. 

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About two-thirds of the Kansas corn crop is used in-state as livestock feed or in food production. 

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Enriched white bread and other enriched grain products are a good source of iron and B vitamins (thiamin, riboflavin, niacin and folic acid), as well as complex carbohydrates.

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One Kansas farmer raises enough food to feed about 155 people!

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The largest market for field corn is to provide feed for animals like cattle, pigs, chicken, and even catfish. 

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Did you know that one acre of soybeans can produce 82,368 crayons?

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The United States grows more soybeans than any other country and six out of every ten rows of soybeans are exported to other countries.

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Mexico and Japan are our top international corn buyers. They buy 50 percent of U.S. corn exports.

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98 percent of all corn farms are family-run farms.

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In pre-refrigeration days, hogs were harvested in the fall and cured for six to seven months, just in time for Easter dinner. That’s how ham came to be the traditional Easter favorite.

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