1.) Flat Aggie learned there are confectionery sunflowers and oil sunflowers. How many types of sunflowers are there?
2.) Flat Aggie learned that sunflowers need to be 9.5% moisture to store well. The sunflowers they were cutting were 12% moisture. How many percent water do they need to dry out of the sunflowers, so they will store well?
3.) The farmers spray the sunflowers 3 weeks before harvest to speed up harvest. How many days is that?
4.) A semi truck can haul 55,000 pounds. If the sunflowers are making 2000 pounds per acre, how many acres of sunflowers can fit on a semi truck?
5.) If the blackbirds eat 1% of the sunflowers in an acre, how many pounds of sunflower seeds did the blackbirds eat? Assuming there are 2000 pounds of sunflower seeds per acre.
1.) 2 types of sunflowers 2.)2.5% 3.) 21 days 4.) 27.5 acres 5.) 20 pounds per acre
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-A Kansas Farm Mom