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Treasure Hunt

You’ve probably been in a treasure hunt. Well, this is like a treasure hunt, but you are searching for information. Some of these statements are true and some are false. Your job is to find the correct answers to the ones that are false. All of the answers can be found in the “Agriculture & Business” part of this web site.
Good luck!
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1. In Montana there are 3 cows for every human. ___________

2. Three out of every five bushels of Montana wheat goes to Japan.___________

3. Class I milk consists of hard cheese, butter, and cream cheese. ____________

4. Agriculture and the Food and Fiber System proved one out of every 6 jobs in the U.S. ___________

5. Birds sometimes eat tiny rocks which stay in their gizzard to help grind feed. ___________

6. Bran and germ are the least nutritious part of grain.___________

7. Cows will eat 2% of their body weight each day. ___________

8. The United States ranks second in the world for the export of agriculture products. ___________

9. The top four cereal grains are wheat, oats, corn, and barley. ___________

10. Pigs have 1 stomach, like humans.___________

11. Farms and ranches makeup about one half of the state’s total land area.___________

12. Christmas trees have been grown in Montana for more than 60 years. ___________

13. Ruminants like cows and sheep have 3 stomachs.___________

14. Rangeland is used only as a place for domestic animals to graze. ___________

15. An acre of land is about the size of a football field. ___________



Answers:
Item Answer Correct Answer Where to Find It
1 True   Livestock-Montana's Cattle Industry
2 False 1 out of 3 bushels Learn More-Agriculture Fun Facts
3 False buttermilk, chocolate milk, homogenized milk Livestock-Montana Dairy Industry
4 True   Learn More-Agriculture Fun Facts
5 True   Livestock-Montana's Poultry Industry
6 False most nutritious part Crops-Barley & Oats
7 True   Crops-Montana's Hay Industry
8 False ranks first in the world Learn More-Agriculture Fun Facts
9 False wheat, RICE, corn, and barley Crops-Barley & Oats
10 True   Livestock-Montana's Swine Industry
11 False 2/3 of the state's land area The Land
12 True   Crops-Christmas Trees
13 False four stomachs Livestock-Cattle-Sheep
14 False serves many other purposes
14 False serves many other purposes The Land-Rangeland
15 True   Learn More-Agriculture Fun Facts

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