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Soybean (Glycine max) is grown on about 1.3 million acres in Kentucky generating about $300 million. State average yields are about 40 bushels per acre.


Soybean meal is a high protein supplement for livestock and soybean is gaining popularity in human diets as well.


Biodiesel appears to be an expanding domestic market for US soybeans.


Approximately 30 to 40% of all US soybeans are exported.