How Turkey Red Winter Wheat Came to the US
- A division of: Northwestern Miller Jan - June 1963
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|Publisher||Miller Publishing Corporation|
|Year of publication||1963|
|Scope & content||Anna Barkman aged eight in 1874 hand-selected two jars of grains "the largest with a reddish-gold colour and a good shape" to take with her family when they emigrated from the Crimea to Kansas. The full story of what then happened is told by her nephew. |
Before they arrived Kansas farmers did not grow much wheat, now it is "one of the greatest wheat growing states"