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
  • Wild rice! Minnesota harvests between 4 and 10 million lbs. of cultivated wild rice.

Cool

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In Minnesota, there are about 100 farms raising 3,000 bison. Or buffalo!

Joke

Who is the most powerful potato in the galaxy?

  • Answer
  • Darth Tater