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Pasta, bread, doughnuts, tortillas and even fried chicken: so much is made from wheat. And Arizona, apparently, is an ideal place to grow wheat. According to www.heirloom-organics.com, “Wheat grows best in a dry climate.” Farmers in Aravaipa know this and have fields of wheat planted and waiting for the coming harvest. Arizona is known for its Durum Wheat, wheat that is often sent to Italy to be used in making pasta. Learn more about Arizona’s role in wheat production by going online to http://bit.ly/11MndUO. Now has anyone seen Sandy Duncan? (James Carnes photo)

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