Jake Hartz, Jr.

Jake Hartz Jr. (left), son of soybean pioneer Jacob Hartz Sr., stands in front of a train loaded with the first soybeans exported to Japan from the United States; spring 1952. The Mitsui Co. purchased the food bean, Mamloxi, from Hartz Seed Co.

Jake Hartz, Jr.

Courtesy of Jane B. Hartz

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