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Exploiting the Versatile, Magical Soybean

gibson-hands-beansRon Gibson, 71, of Norborne, Mo., holds a handful of soybean seeds that will be planted this year. Soybeans are Missouri’s biggest export crop to China. (Photo by Eva Dou/Harvest Public Media)

JG-Soybean-8-22-13If you think soybeans are just for livestock and vegetarians, think again. Over 3 billion bushels of soybeans are produced in the U.S. each year, and more and more of them are being used in manufacturing and biodiesel. Harvest Public Media’s Justine Greve has the story.

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