NORTH DAKOTA

SOYBEAN INDUSTRY

75
PODS ON AVERAGE PER SOYBEAN PLANT
2,500
GALLONS OF SOY MILK PER ACRE OF SOYBEANS
DID YOU KNOW?

CASS COUNTY IS THE #1 SOYBEAN GROWING COUNTY IN THE NATION!

TERMINOLOGY

SOY BIODIESEL

A clean-burning, non-toxic renewable fuel made from soybean oil

CONVENTIONAL BEANS

Soybeans without stacked traits, including pest resistance

CROP RESIDUE

Plant material left on the field after harvest

LOW LINOLENIC SOYBEANS

Soybeans that contain less linolenic acid, resulting in more stable soybean oil

LEARN MORE

There are 83.7 million acres of land planted to soy in the U.S. One acre of soybeans can make 40,000 servings of tofu. One acre of soybeans can produce 82,368 crayons. US farmers first grew soybeans as cattle feed. During the Civil War, soybeans were used in place of coffee. Elevators in the Statue of Liberty use a soybean-based hydraulic fluid. ND produces enough soybeans to make 483 billion crayons each year. April is National Soyfoods Month!