As the "Father of the Peanut Industry," Carver developed more than 300 uses for peanuts. Even Franklin D. Roosevelt and Thomas Edison were fans. In 1916, he published the research bulletin, “How to Grow the Peanut and 105 Ways of Preparing it For Human Consumption.” Growing peanuts contributed to the sustainability of farms, in part because peanuts naturally add beneficial nitrogen to the soil.
At the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, every plant that’s on display has a story behind it. But there was one particular plant that was an interesting part of the horticultural landscape in this year’s edible garden exhibit. Here's why it's more than just a beautiful addition. It's also educational.
There are four types of peanuts are grown in the U.S. Do you know what they are, where they're grown, or the difference between them? Here's everything you need to know about peanut varieties in the U.S.
With summer in full swing, you may be looking for ideas to help your kids keep up the “learning momentum” they had during the school year and yet still have fun. Here are fun, free, educational ideas to do with your kids or give them a little push when they say, “I’m bored!”
A new set of 12 easy-to-use peanut activity cards, Discover the Powerful Peanut, may be what you’re looking for. National Peanut Board and other peanut organizations teamed up with curriculum experts at American Farm Bureau Foundation to launch a new learning resource geared toward children in grades 3-5. We want everyone to enjoy the peanut activities so we’ve made them available as a FREE download here. You can download just one of the 12 activities at a time or the whole packet.
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