Facts

Did You Know….?

American chestnut tree seeds, also called “chestnuts,” grow inside “burs.” The burs have long sharp spines that protect the seeds until they are fully mature.

McClintock is the only woman ever to win an unshared Nobel Prize in the Medicine category.

Genetically, humans are 99.9% alike. It is the 0.01% of our DNA that makes each of us unique and different!

Sixty percent of all processed foods in the United States contain crops that have been genetically transformed.

The state of Kansas is the largest wheat producers and North Dakota is the second largest wheat producer.