Fabulous Farm Facts from Kansas
Does Kansas rank #1 in the United States in any crop production?
Kansas is ranked #1 in the United States in sorghum production. Sorghum, a grain, is used to feed people and animals, and is used to make fuel. In Kansas, we grow over half of the nation's sorghum!
How much wheat do Kansas farmers grow?
A lot. In 2017, Kansas farmers grew 467,400,000 bushels of wheat, enough to make 93.6 billion white bread sandwiches, or 15 billion boxes of cereal!
What is a bucket calf?
A bucket calf is an orphan or newborn calf typically bottle-fed, and later bucket-fed, by a young person learning how to raise cows. Visitors will be able to meet a bucket calf on Friday of farm week!