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

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

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One bushel of corn fed to livestock produces 5.6 pounds of retail beef, 13 pounds of retail pork, 19.6 pounds of chicken or 28 pounds of catfish.

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Small engines like lawnmowers and boats can use E10 fuel.

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

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

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One bushel of corn makes 2.8 gallons of ethanol.

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

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

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

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

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It takes five to six months for a pig to reach market weight (about 265 pounds). One market hog provides about 160 pounds of pork for the grocery store’s meat case.

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Compared with 50 years ago, pig farmers are using 41% less water to produce a pound of pork, with a 35% smaller carbon footprint.

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