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Old 08-01-2012, 07:01 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by def View Post
Can someone tell me what this crop is? It looks like it may be rapeseed from which diesel fuel is made.

Or, could it be hops from which beer is made???

Originally Posted by Global Rider View Post
I'm hoping the latter.

I love my beer and when I came across that field, I thought it might be hops.
Hops are flowers, and they don't look like that when growing. More like this:

Not a grain farmer, nor have I played one on TV, but I'd guess that's barley. An even more key ingredient in beer.

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