Thin is In!

Today's pigs are bred and fed to be leaner than the pigs of yesteryear. Compared with pigs from the 1950s, today's slimmer model has 75 percent less fat, thanks to superior genetics and new technologies in hog production. Why? Livestock growers know it's what health-conscious Americans want and will buy. Pleasing the customers keeps their business growing.


Whoa

What is it?

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  • Answer
  • Wheat! More wheat is planted in the world than any other crop. Wheat kernels are ground into flour that is used to make bread, pasta, cereal, tortillas, cakes, cookies, crackers, and more!

Cool

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Fun Fact: Minnesota ranks 4th nationally in dry edible bean production. Dry edible beans include pinto, navy, Great Northern, kidney, and black beans.

Joke

What's orange and sounds like a parrot?

  • Answer
  • A carrot!