Growing Sunflowers on Less Water, Kansas
Octogenarian Floyd Wright stands proudly in the midst of his crop of sunflowers. Wright has farm here for 50 years growing sunflowers this year because they use less water, about a third as much as corn, and produce comparable profits. He still plants corn though because government support programs do not cover sunflowers. These are confectionary sunflowers, the kind you buy in bags to eat.