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Urban Wheat Field engages consumers

WASHINGTON, DC - To Kansans, the sight of golden fields of wheat waving against the backdrop of a clear blue sky is not unusual. To urbanites in our Nation’s Capital, however, such a sight can only mean that something special is taking place.

The second Urban Wheat Field, held Sept. 23-24 near the Capitol Building in Washington, DC, brought together segments of the wheat industry for a unique "farm-to-fork" educational opportunity. The football field-sized exhibit featured a quarter-acre of wheat, representing the stages of wheat growth from emergence to maturity; miniature mills that allowed consumers to see how wheat is ...

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