rape seed

Karen Purtee
The bright yellow field was snapped on the 4th of July between Pullman and Moscow. This canola seed is almost ready for harvest. The relative of the mustard seed will be turned into canola oil and jet engine oil. It was an exciting addition to the local farming choices when back in the 1960s because it is also referred to as Rape Seed with kids laughingly yelling "Rape"

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