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?

Corn - What Is It
  • Answer
  • Corn!¬†One ear of corn has about 16 rows and 800 kernels. The number of rows is always an even number.

Cool

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Cows have a strong sense of smell. They can smell something up to six miles away!

Joke

What is a scarecrow's favorite fruit?

  • Answer
  • Straw-berries!