Meet the Farmers
How has wheat evolved?
Believe it or not, today’s wheat has the same genetic components as its ancient ancestors.
Q: How many pounds of soybeans are in a bushel?
A: Sixty pounds! In Kansas, a farmer can produce an average 39 bushels an acre.
Rotate crops to help keep soil healthy. (Jim Sipes)
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!
Kansas Farm Food Connection
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Manhattan, KS 66502