Osage RiverOctober 16 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 54 °F
One of many crossings of the Osage River, which was impounded by the nearly half mile long Bagnell Dam to create the Lake of the Ozarks.
After passing a bunch of fields full of an unfamiliar-looking crop, I had to stop for a closeup. Soybeans!
As of 2018, “Soybeans are Missouri’s No. 1 crop in both number of acres and value, with more than 5 million acres of soybeans planted across the state each year – that’s greater than the total acreage of all other grain, fiber and vegetable crops in Missouri. Soybeans brought the state $2.2 billion in annual cash receipts.
FARM FACT: Famers in more than 30 states grow soybeans and they are the nation’s top agricultural export.”Read more