Did You Know In Agriculture?

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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.

beekeeping in united states

Crayons are grown – from soybeans

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.

 

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