I put dill in a separite catagory since I do the same with it as I do my sunflowers. I grow dill in a different spot from my gardens, so I can make my own pickles and such, but also for trade and give aways. It is easy to grow, the same as sunflowers. Why do I grow more of something...
As part of our general preps, we've added a food plants to substitute for non edible decorative plants. This summer we planted sunflowers around our yard. About 8 grew over 10 feet tall with huge round plate sized flowers. We saved about six flowers. After two weeks of drying we scraped off the...
Sunflower oil production.
A number of oil seeds can be grown here are some:
Corn 129 lbs of oil/acre or 18 gal/acre
Soybean 335 lb of oil/acre or 48 gal/acre
Flax 359 lb of oil/acre or 51 gal/acre
pumpkin seed 401 lb of oil/acre or 57 gal/acre
sunflowers 714 lb of oil/acre or 102 gal/acre...