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

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Did you know corn tortillas can differ in color based on the type of corn used? Some are white and others are yellow.

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There are about 60-80 pods on a mature soybean plant. Each pod contains three small soybeans.

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Farmers in Kansas grow more than 650 million bushels of corn each year. 

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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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Did you know some of the fertilizer farmers add to the soil comes from the air we breathe? Companies can convert nitrogen in the air into nitrogen to nourish the ground.

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Did you know Kansas has an official state soil? It's called Harney silt loam and it covers about 4 million acres of land in our state. 

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Gluten-free grains have no caloric advantage over grains containing gluten like wheat, barley and rye. All carbohydrates have four calories per gram. Gluten-free foods are often higher in fat and...

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Did you know Kansas has more than 2 million pigs?

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Did you know that Americans consume about 132 pounds of wheat flour per person each year?

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

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Did you know that in Kansas cows outnumber people 2-to1? There are almost 3 million people and more than 6 million cattle!

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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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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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The cotton gin first came to Kansas in 1854 when a Polish immigrant wanted to gin local cotton near Valley Falls.

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

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Wheat flour is a good source of complex carbohydrates and contains protein. Plus, it’s low in fat and sodium.

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Fertilizer contains a lot of helpful nutrients, thanks to Mother Nature! Potash, which is salt from ancient evaporated oceans, is used in fertilizer to feed our soil.

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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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Sows give birth (called farrowing) to an average of eight to twelve piglets at a time and will raise six to eight litters of piglets in their lifetime.

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