Agriculture is full of surprises and wonders. Some of them you didn’t know, don’t be chocked.
Did you know that bees are very crucial in economy?
contribute to more than $15 billion worth of crops every year through pollination and pollinate 80% of the world’s plants, including 90 different food crops. The honey bee generates $15 billion in U.S crops each year.
35.2391 liters of soybean oil from will make 2,112 crayons. One acre (0.404686 ha) of soybeans can produce 82,368 crayons!
Soybean oil is a crucial ingredient in making crayons. The colors made using the soybean oils are dazzling, less toxic to children, and completely biodegradable.
|crayons from soybean oil|
How fast can a Pig Run a Mile (1.60 km)?
Did you know that the average runner can cover 1.60 km in 7-10 minutes? If you’re new to running, a person will probably take around 12-15 minutes to complete the same distance. As it turns out, pigs can run a mile (1.60 km) in 7 minutes. That means your odds of winning a race against a pig may be lower than you thought.
How Many kilometers of Flight Does It Take for A Bee Hive to make about ½ liter of Honey?
Next time you open the honey jar, consider this statistic; it takes one hive of bees 88,000 km of flight to produce of honey. That’s an incredible amount of work to produce such a small amount of honey. What’s even more shocking, though, is that it takes approximately two million flowers for bees to produce that ½ liter of honey.
Fortunately, bees can fly up to 15 miles per hour which allows them to go from flower to flower in a relatively short amount of time.