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Because in North Dakota, wheat growers harvest some 300-million bushels each and every year. And in a state that with fewer people than the city of Indianapolis, that’s close to five hundred bushels for every man, woman and child.


 

 

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Wheat was one of the earliest grains to be grown for human consumption. Cultivation of the first wheat was thought to have begun as far back as 7000 BC. Durum is the hardest of all wheat types. It was one of the varieties introduced to Latin America by Spanish explorers in the 16th century.

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North Dakota Farm Bureau
North Dakota Department of Agriculture

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