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Beans & Legumes


Snap beans, lima beans, soybeans, and peas are only a few of the varieties of beans and legumes grown in Georgia. Beans and legumes are easy to grow and many thrive in poor soils. Moreover, they are rich in nutrients like iron and vitamin B, as well as in fiber and protein.


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UGA-affiliated sites

  • Cooking and Using Dried Beans and Peas
    Instructions on quick soaking, overnight soaking, storing, and comparing quantities for beans.
  • Impact Statements: Beans
    Descriptions of Extension efforts to improve knowledge and practices related to Beans.
  • Soybeans
    Origin of, recent output statistics for, and common end-user items of Georgia's soybean production.

External sites

  • American Soybean Association
    Lobbies federal government on behalf of the nation's soybean growers and educates growers on legislative and regulatory process affecting them.
  • United Soybean Board
    Grower collective funding soybean research and marketing promotion.