August 23, 2019 and the Laura® Soybean crop looks great! I haven't seen it look this good for a few years. We have had seasonally average rainfall with sunshine and pleasant temperatures. We ran the row cultivator through the fields a couple of weeks ago helping with weed control later in the season. I have a few images of the crop.
This is a panoramic image of the field south of our main farm, beautiful skies today and mid 70's, can't get much more perfect than that.
You can see the Laura® beans are nice and tall this year. The indicates a healthy plant and good growing conditions. I put a "Tosteds" hat in the image for reference.
Here you can seed how far along the pod development has come. The beans remain moist and green at this stage until they have completely filled out, then the plant will die leaving the green beans to dry out and become yellowish-white, perfect for storage and for making Laura® Soybean milk, tofu, tempeh etc.
I love this image! I knelt down inbetween the rows looking down the field from just below the top of the plants.
Will keep you posted as we get closer to harvest. Lots of work to do now starting with cleaning out combine, preparing grain bins for storage and general maintenance on wagons and tractors.
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Easy DIY Recipe for making delicious energy bites with Tosteds roasted Laura® Soybeans1 & 1/2 cup unsalted Tosteds dry roasted Laura® Soybeans 1 cup coarsely chopped medjool dates 1 cup dried cranberries 1/3 cup golden raisins 1/3 cup whole almondsBlend in food processor for several minutes until mixture forms a ball Roll rounded teaspoons into ball Press whole almond into each [...]
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Just a short update on the 2019 Laura® Soybean crop. Even with the excessive rain, cloudy and cold days the Laura® soybeans have begun to emerge from the soil. The seeds are planted about 2 inches below the surface and about 9 seeds per foot in rows spaced 30 inches apart, it took 10 days [...]
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