|These plants were planted 21 weeks|
ago and will be harvested soon.
These little soybeans provided me with an opportunity to travel all the way to Beijing, China last week. I traveled on behalf of the United States Soybean Export Council with three other farm moms to chat GMO's with Chinese women. This is a very important market for our U.S. soybeans. Every third row you see in the field is exported. Stay tuned for more writing on GMO's. This is not just a hot topic here in the U.S. but mom in China have lots of questions too. We will get to the bottom of the GMO debate.
|The pods are not quite dry. When ready|
to harvest the soybean will be completely
round. The beans on the left is what is
inside the pod on the right.
Here are some fun facts about the soybean!