What are Specialty Crops?

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Now you know how big the world of agriculture is. But did you know there are different types of crops? Many farmers grow crops like field corn, wheat, and soybeans. These crops have many different uses, so we need lots of them. That is why many formers grow them. But there are other farms that produce crops that are called "Specialty Crops." Specialty crops are crops grown and used by people for food, medicine, or decoration. Fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, herbs, and flowers are all examples.


Whoa

What is it?

What Is It?
  • Answer
  • Sunflower - Minnesota is the nation's 6th-largest sunflower-producing state. Sunflower seed can be crushed for oil, used for birdseed or for a variety of food products.

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Soybeans: 1 acre of soybeans can produce 82,368 crayons.

Joke

What do you get when you cross a cow with a trampoline?

  • Answer
  • A milkshake!