Kansas Wheat

Well; I’m sure you knew we couldn’t get all the way through Kansas week without a couple of shots of wheat fields!

But first…

a few facts about Kansas wheat.

*wheat is a member of the grass family that produces a dry one-seeded fruit commonly called a kernel

*approximately three-quarters of all U.S. grain products are made from wheat flour

*more foods are made with wheat than any other cereal grain

*U.S. farmers grow nearly 2.4 billion bushels of wheat on 63 million acres of land

*wheat is grown in 42 states in the U.S.

*the state of Kansas is the largest wheat producer in the United States

*one bushel of wheat weighs approximately 60 pounds

*one bushel of wheat yields approximately 42 pounds of white flour

*a bushel of wheat yields 42 commercial loaves of white bread

*wheat was first planted in the United States in 1777 as a hobby crop

Golden Fields

Golden Fields

Ladybug On Wheat

LadyBug On Wheat


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