Date:06.03.2017, 09:21 People in the south at the time called peanuts "goobers". Carver would sometimes take his classes out to the farms and teach farmers directly what they could do to improve their crops. By rotating the crops the soil stayed enriched. Carver's research and education into crop rotation helped the farmers of the south be more successful. It also helped to diversify the products that they produced. He advised. President Theodore Roosevelt and the U.S. Congress on matters of agriculture. He even worked with Indian leader. Mahatma Gandhi to help with growing crops in India. Legacy George Washington Carver was known throughout the south as the "farmer's best friend". Roosevelt dedicated funds to erect a monument at Diamond, Missouri, in his honor. Commemorative postage stamps were issued in 1948 and again in 1998. A George Washington Carver half-dollar coin was minted between 19There are two U.S. The Peanut Another problem for farmers was the boll weevil. This insect would eat cotton and destroy their crops. Carver discovered that boll weevils don't like peanuts. However, farmers weren't so sure that they could make a good living off of peanuts.
The publisher was reunion secretary Charles Arthur Younkin of Charleroi, PA and reunion president Otto Roosevelt Younkin of Masontown, PA. During its height in the mid-1930s, the reunion drew more than 1,000 annually, until waning interest and World War II caused its demise.