Did you know the corn humans eat is different from the corn that cattle eat? Most of the corn people eat is sweet  corn. Cattle and other livestock eat field corn.

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Grain sorghum is one of the oldest known grains. Its origins can be traced back to ancient Africa and India.

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

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Grains can be categorized into food grains (for people) and feed grains (for cattle). Cattle eat feed grains like field corn and grain sorghum. An average of 4 ½ pounds of grain is used to produce a...

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A bushel of soybeans weighs 60 pounds and produces 11 pounds of oil and 48 pounds of soybean meal.

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One bushel of corn makes 2.8 gallons of ethanol.

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The majority of oil used for cooking in our country is U.S.-grown 100% soybean oil!

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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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About one-third of the milk produced in the U.S. is used for making cheese.

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In 2016 Kansas farmers will harvest 264 million bushels of grain sorghum off 2.9 million acres.  That’s a 91 bushel average, up 3 bushels per acre from last year.

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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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Drink local with milk! It takes about 48 hours for milk to travel from dairy farms to the grocery store.

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Kansas is the top state for growing and storing wheat.

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

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Pig farmers have reduced greenhouse gas emissions on pig farms by 35% per pound of pork by changing how crops are raised, how pigs are fed, and how nutrients are recycled.

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

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

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Cattle are great recyclers. They convert natural resources that would otherwise be wasted into beef, an edible protein containing 10 essential nutrients such as zinc, iron and B vitamins.  

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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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