Farm Facts: Soybeans
Soybeans are an extremely important crop for the Volunteer State – and the nation. The No. 2 commodity in Tennessee, soybeans are used for everything from ink to makeup to cooking oil. See more interesting facts about the state’s soy industry:
- Soybeans are called the “miracle bean” because it has so many uses.
- In 2013, Tennessee farmers harvested 1.5 million acres of soybeans, with a yield of 46.5 bushels per acre.