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I came home from work today to see that my beans were being harvested!

It’s always a good feeling when the crops are harvested.

This year has been quite a challenge with a cool rainy May, and then drought, and then a wet October. 13 more words


Day - 29 the left leftovers

It’s hard to believe there are less than two days left. And it really is a mixture of feelings. Yes, there is definitely a relief – so soon everything will be simple again. 309 more words

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Graphical summary of South Africa's NCEC final area and production estimates for the 2017 summer cop season.

With this post I am going to try to summarize the Crop Estimates Committee’s (CEC) final area planted and production estimates published for the 2017 crop year on 28 September 2017. 334 more words

Day 26: I scream - ice cream!!!!!

Finally it happened. The moment I was imagining for so long, the moment when I finally satisfied my craving. And it wasn’t a free ice cream, I actually bought it. 413 more words

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NCEC's Final 2017 Soybeans Estimates:

The NCEC’s final production forecast for soybeans is 1,316 mill. tons. The estimated area planted to soybeans is 573 950 ha and the expected yield is 2,29 t/ha. 8 more words

Natto - fermented soybeans

Natto is fermented soybeans, a Japanese delicacy. It is notorious for the strong smell, and very sticky texture. But it’s full of goodies – protein, dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals, plus the glue-like substance covering the beans helps decrease cholesterol. 97 more words


Day 23 - Let them eat cake

No, this is not a cake. The story about the cake comes later. This is my yesterday’s and what was supposed to be today’s dinner: 481 more words

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