Peanuts and Sustainability: A case for good bacteria

pnutsandsustain 400When you think of bacteria, thoughts of icky, germy bacteria found on your skin, toothbrush and even your gut likely come to mind. What you might not know is that peanuts contain a certain type of bacteria that enables peanuts to convert or “fix” their own nitrogen, which helps make it a naturally sustainable crop. Interested in learning more? Check out this article from the National Peanut Board.