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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Did you know cotton is becoming a big crop in Kansas? Last year, farmers here produced over 164 million pounds of cotton! 

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Gluten is what helps bread expand while the dough rises, and hold its shape while baking and after it cools. It’s also what makes bread chewy.

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In 2015 Kansas had 6.3 million cattle on ranches and in feedyards (third highest in the nation). That's a little over twice the state's human population of more than 2.9 million!

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One bushel of corn makes 2.8 gallons of ethanol.

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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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One acre of soybeans can make 82,368 crayons!

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

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A finished bale of cotton weighs about 480 pounds.

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

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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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Kansas is known for its sunflowers. They provide food for insects, birds and cattle, and make great cooking oil, biofuel and a delicious snack for people!

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Kansas grows winter wheat that is planted and sprouts in the fall, becomes dormant in the winter, grows again in the spring and is harvested in early summer.

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There are 7 different breeds of dairy cattle. Farmers choose their breeds based on milk production, size and even personality.

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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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From farm to processor to distribution and retail, dairy creates jobs that support the economic well-being of Kansans. The dairy industry contributes $592 million annually to the Kansas economy and...

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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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Small engines like lawnmowers and boats can use E10 fuel.

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

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