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Kansas State Capitol - Online tour - Sowing

Sowing by Lumen Martin WinterSecond floor

Sowing by Lumen Martin Winter, second floor rotunda, southwest corner

Winter wheat was made popular by immigrants from Russia, who brought with them seeds that had grown well in that climate. The grains also grew well in Kansas, resulting in the state becoming known as the “Wheat State” or the “Breadbasket of the United States.”