Our Wheat Article
By Izzy, Brooklynn
Do you like Bread, Cake, and Doughnuts? Well if so you’re going to love WHEAT!
History of wheat
Wheat was first grown on the mountains in the southeastern turkey. Also grew in the middle East Wheat was first introduced to America on the 15th century.Wheat was first grown around 9,000 years ago. In 2013 China produced 96% of our wheat.Long before the beginning of agriculture they gathered wild wheat for food. About by 4,000 B.C.,farming wheat had became a thing and spread through Asia, Europe, and Northern Africa. BY 6000 B.C.,farmers were milling cereal grains by hammering them with stone pestles and were toasting milled grains.People in some areas grew so much grain they feed people in different lands.
Were it grows and why
Wheat grows in all different places but the main place we are talking about is Pennsylvania. The reason it grows well in Pennsylvania is because we grow it in the summer and April. It is warm in the summer and April. Also it needs lots of sunshine and rain. It needs 12-15 inches of rain.
Products you can make with wheat
Wheat products we can make are flour, bread, cakes, cookies, pastries, and other baked goods. You can also make pasta, pizza, breaded and battered foods, cereals and some canned soups. Also you can make crumpets, muffins, noodles, biscuits, cereal bars, and more! Wheat is a very popular crop and is used in lots of things.
Facts About Wheat
Wheat covers more of earth’s ground than any other food crop.Wheat is one of the worlds most important crop.Young wheat plants have a bright green and look like grass.The main parts of a mature
In conclusion we think that wheat is very helpful. It’s important to the PA agriculture. It’s worth 212 million.
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