WICHITA, Kan. (AP) The Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service says a variety of wheat called TAM 111 is the most popular of all those planted in Kansas.
The agency says TAM 111 has been seeded on 12.6 percent of the state’s 2012 wheat acres.
Coming in second in Kansas is the variety known as Everest, which is planted on 8 percent of the acreage. The variety called Armour moved up to third place, accounting for 7.5 percent of the state’s acreage.
Varieties of hard white wheat accounted for 2.2 percent of the state’s acreage. Most of the white wheat in Kansas is planted in the southwestern portion of the state.