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wheat crop Wheat is a very important crop for Kansas farmers with 9.3 million acres (which is approximately 1/5 of the state) harvested for grain in 2000.  Wheat is a grassy crop (monocotyledon) and it is considered to be a cereal grain crop. 

 

wheat field being harvested using a combine This is a field of wheat being harvested by a combine.  A combine is used to separate the grain or kernels from the rest of the plant.

 

wheat kernels Here are hard red winter wheat kernels.  They are crushed and milled into flour and used to make bread and bread products. wheat bread

 

more wheat products Here are some products that contain wheat.  Can you think of other products that we eat or use that are made from wheat?  bread made of wheat

 

more wheat products not consumed by humans Can you think of products that are made from wheat that humans do not eat?

 

If you would like more information on wheat, be sure and take a look at Adopt A Wheat Field.

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