life of George Washington Carver
Carver revolutionized agriculture in the South, transforming its economy.
Carver also famously developed more than 300 uses for peanuts, from ink to hand lotion to cooking oil
Carver studied botany at the Iowa Agricultural College
Carver taught a groundbreaking crop rotation method
Carver advised planting cotton one year, then soil-enriching peanuts or sweet potatoes the next.
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His exact birthdate is unknown
Carver's birthplace was declared a national monument
Congress also declared January 5th as George Washington Carver Day.
he did not invent peanut butter
President Theodore Roosevelt asked for Carver's advice on agricultural matters