Mexico and Japan are our top international corn buyers. They buy 50 percent of U.S. corn exports.

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Looking for a gluten-free grain? Try sorghum! It's gluten-free and packed with protein, iron, vitamin B-6, niacin, magnesium and phosphorus.  

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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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Did you know that Americans consume about 132 pounds of wheat flour per person each 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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Sorghum can be used to make environmentally-friendly packing peanuts, fencing materials, floral arrangements, brooms and more!

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One acre of soybeans can make 82,368 crayons!

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

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

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

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One bushel of corn makes 2.8 gallons of ethanol.

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

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A finished bale of cotton weighs about 480 pounds.

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

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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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Pork tenderloin is as lean as a skinless chicken breast.

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