Sunflower Harvest

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The Clemson Biosystems Engineering program just pulled off a harvest from our organic sunflower energy crop. These flowers were produced sustainably without the use of pesticide or herbicide. Nutrients for this plot were supplied from the cover crop of nitrogen fixating field peas which supplied about 70 units of nitrogen per acre. Additional nutrient came from site produced compost from food and animal wastes. Right now the seeds are finishing the drying process, and then we can check our yield!

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