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2020 Laura® Soybeans are in the ground!

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The 2020 crop of Laura® Soybeans is in the ground and are waiting to push through the soil.  

We finished planting the soybeans on May 10th, Mother's Day.  This is the earliest we have finished planting in several years.  The ground was in great condition and the weather has been spectacular.  Saturday evening and Sunday we received 1.4 inches of rain on the newly planted soybeans, the forecast this week is for warmer temperatures and sunshine which will help the soybeans emerge quickly and start growing.  In the meantime we are preparing our rotary hoe and row cultivator for early tillage, I will post some pictures and updates as we head into the summer months and then on into harvest.  I have made a short video of Laura® soybean planting.  

2019 Laura® soybeans make great sprouts!

It's been a long harvest season on the farm.  One of the biggest challenges we have is that of the natto-sprouting soybeans.  They are still not ready to go and we don't know when they will be ready.  Because of this, I did some experimenting with the 2019 crop of Laura® soybeans.  This year harvest [...]

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That’s right. The proteins found in soy milk come with their own set of benefits that any fitness enthusiast would love. This includes aiding in muscle growth, helping to improve heart health and increasing the level of antioxidants in the body. If you enjoy staying in shape - or even just caring for your body by [...]

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Why roasted soybeans are the perfect healthy snack

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Why non-GMO is the way to go

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Late August Laura® Crop Report

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 [...]

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Here's why soymilk is a healthy addition to any diet

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Cranberry Almond Energy Bites made with Tosteds dry roasted Laura® Soybeans

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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Why Laura® Soybeans is committed to non-GMO

“Non-GMO” isn’t just a label for us. It’s more like a badge of honor. At Laura® Soybeans, we work hard to protect the non-GMO status and integrity of our products. We are committed to the label because it represents our belief in producing soybeans of a quality you can trust and know that each order comes [...]

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