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Researchers Work to Find New Uses for Soybeans

Soybean oil can be used from roofing protectant to petroleum substitute in asphalt and tires

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A changing trade deal with China has put a strain on Ohio agriculture, but farmers are experimenting with new uses for soybeans to reduce the reliance on Chinese buyers, reports WKSU.

Soybean oil is mainly used in cooking oils, and farmers are starting to grow a healthier high-oleic soy with benefits similar to olive oil.

Research groups in the Ohio Soybean Council have also found other uses for soybean oil from roofing protectant to a petroleum substitute used in asphalt and tires.

Companies are currently working on a liner for canned goods that extends shelf life and quality.

See the full report here.

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