Henry Ford created a car created with bioplastics to unite fruits of agriculture with industry. He called it "the Soybean Car" thehenryford.org/collectiโ€ฆ
Within one year a single acre of maggots can produce more protein than 3,000 acres of cattle or 130 acres of soybeans. That's equal to 130,000 pounds of protein per year and greater than the per-acre protein yield of cattle (about 40 pounds), soybeans (950 pounds) or chickens (1,800 pounds) scmp.com/magazines/post-mโ€ฆ
In the 1960's, Chrysler created a car, the Chrysler Turbine, that could run on many alternate fuels, including: kerosene, jet fuel, perfume, tequila, peanut oil, soybean oil, and furnace oil! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chrโ€ฆ
Black Beans in Asian Cooking are not the same as the ones we buy in cans. They're actually fermented & salted Soybeans wikipedia.org/wiki/Douchi
While a grad student, botanist Arthur Galston discovered the use of an acid to encourage the flowering of soybeans, noting that high levels had a defoliant effect. The military later developed this acid into agent orange. Galston became a bioethicist, and his objections led Nixon to ban it. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artโ€ฆ
The word โ€œsoybeanโ€ is named after soy sauce, not the other way around. culinarylore.com/food-hisโ€ฆ
Soybean exposure does not have a feminizing effect on men ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmedโ€ฆ
From September 2012 to Jan 2016, US Soybean prices collapsed by 50%. macrotrends.net/2531/soybโ€ฆ
The original version of ketchup was not made with tomato, but "fermented pastes made from fish entrails, meat byproducts and soybeans." history.com/news/ketchup-โ€ฆ
Toilet testers use fake turds made from extruded soybean paste to test the flushing power of toilets wired.co.uk/article/maximโ€ฆ
Coating eggs with soybean oil will preserve their shelf life at room temperature for three weeks ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2โ€ฆ
Today I learned of Yamei Kim, a Chinese-born American-raised scientist. As a representative of the US Dept of Agriculture, she is responsible for introducing soybeans to America as a protein source for American soldiers. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinโ€ฆ
Ford once created a vehicle made out of plant materials. "Ford's 1941 biological car โ€” made of soybean, wheat, hemp, flax and ramie fibers in a soy-based phenolic resin โ€” weighed 1,000 pounds less than a steel car" exclusive.multibriefs.comโ€ฆ
China produces more wheat than the USA, and the USA produces more soybeans than China. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Staโ€ฆ
2 Singaporean Researchers have discovered a way to make wine from soybeans. cnet.com/news/singapore-rโ€ฆ
Chairman Hu Yaobang offered North Korea Chinaโ€™s soybeans from the Northeast and frozen pork as substitutes for the enriched atomic uranium when Kim Il Sung asked the Chinese Communist Party for nuclear aid chinascope.org/archives/9โ€ฆ
If all the corn and soybean production in the U.S was diverted to corn ethanol and soy biodiesel, it would meet only 12% of gasoline demand and 6% of diesel demand. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bioโ€ฆ
There are only nine genetically modified crops commercially available in the US: sweet and field corn, soybeans, cotton, canola, alfalfa, sugar beets, papaya, potatoes, and squash gmoanswers.com/current-gmโ€ฆ
During 1944, license plates were manufactured from pressed soybean fiberboard due to a shortage of steel caused by the war. Goats, cows, and mice reportedly enjoyed the taste of these plates, with some vehicle owners losing their plates to a snack for the animals. dojmt.gov/driving/licenseโ€ฆ
Meyer lemons are named after Frank N. Meyer, agricultural explorer for the US Dept. Of Agriculture. He also introduced persimmons and soybeans to North America. He didn't get to see the fruits(!) of his labours because he fell from a boat and drowned in the Yangtze River npr.org/templates/story/sโ€ฆ
Though potatoes are native to the Americas, the majority of the world's potatoes are grown in Asia, and that though soybeans are native to Asia, the majority of the world's soybeans are grown in the Americas. faostat3.fao.org/home/indโ€ฆ
In 1941 Henry Ford made a car from hemp and soybean plastic which ran on ethanol en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soyโ€ฆ
Soybeans are named after the sauce it makes not the other way around culinarylore.com/food-hisโ€ฆ
Soybeans are poisonous if eaten raw healthyeating.sfgate.com/โ€ฆ
In 1941 Henry Ford made a car from hemp and soybean plastic. It ran on ethanol. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soyโ€ฆ
In 1941, Ford built a car made out of "soybeans, wheat, hemp, flax and ramie". thehenryford.org/collectiโ€ฆ
Some plants trap bacteria colonies and build homes for them. The bacteria Rhizobia can fix nitrogen. When it first contacts a root hair of a plant, the hair curls around it and traps it, enabling legumes like soybeans and alfalfa to grow without nitrogen fertilizer. biofuelsdigest.com/bdigesโ€ฆ
There are only six commercially available GMO crops: corn, soybeans, cotton, canola, squash and papaya. npr.org/blogs/thesalt/201โ€ฆ
In 1975, Colgate-Palmolive spent $750,000 developing and marketing a roasted soybean snack, but had to withdraw it within a year, since it became notorious for causing excessive flatulence. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bamโ€ฆ
A Brazil-Nut Allergen in Transgenic Soybeans was found to create an allergic reaction to people with brazil nut allergies when they ate the Transgenic Soybeans (NEJM1996) nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056โ€ฆ
In 2012, 88% of corn, 94% of cotton and 93% of soybean crops planted in the U.S. were genetically engineered. ers.usda.gov/data-productโ€ฆ
During World War II, Illinois made license plates out of soybean-derived fiberboard to conserve metal. Goats liked the taste of them plastics.syr.edu/page.phpโ€ฆ
During the Great Depression, areas affected by the Dust Bowl were able to regenerate their soil with soybeans due to its nitrogen-fixing properties en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soyโ€ฆ
Brazil and the US are the largest producers of soybeans, accounting for about 72% of all soybean production in 2014 while China only accounted for 6%. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soyโ€ฆ
Soybean genomes are more complex than human genomes. news.uns.purdue.edu/x/200โ€ฆ
The first-generation Roundup Readyยฎ soybean trait โ€“ the worldโ€™s most widely adopted biotech trait, planted by farmers on billions of acres since 1996โ€”comes off patent in 2015. monsanto.com/newsviews/paโ€ฆ
In the original book "Make Room! Make Room!" soylent green was not people, but rather a tasteless mixture of soybeans and lentils. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Makโ€ฆ
The smallest flower - merely 0.3 mm - in the world is of a duckweed (genus Wolffia). Also, Wolffia duckweed is composed of about 40 percent protein, about the same as the soybean! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lemโ€ฆ
Betty Crocker Carrot cake contains only "carrot flavored pieces" flour, corn cereal, partially hydrogenated cottonseed and/or soybean oil, a small amount of "carrot powder," unspecified artificial color, and Yellow 6 and Red 40. takepart.com/article/2012โ€ฆ
Tino De Angelis is a New Jersey based commodities trader who bought and sold vegetable oil futures around the world. In 1962 he started to corner the market for soybean oil, used in salad dressing. In the aftermath, investors learned that he had bilked them out of about $175 million in total en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tinโ€ฆ

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