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General Mills chooses Kansas for restorative farming project


February 14, 2020

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A major food corporation has selected Kansas wheat as the best in the nation for a three-year pilot project.

The restorative farming project will discover ways farmers can save water, increase soil health and decrease carbon footprints, The Hutchinson News reported.

General Mills, with the help of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and the Ecosystem Services Market Consortium, selected the 650,000-acre Cheney Reservoir region as the project's location.

This region includes farms in five counties — Kiowa, Reno, Pratt, Kingman and Stafford. Water from...

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