Soybean is an annual, nitrogen-fixing, nutritious, bean crop grown mainly as a pulse and for oil used for human consumption and many industrial uses. It is a very day length sensitive crop with varieties developed for many different latitudes. Soybeans are also used a fresh vegetable. Soy sauce, made from fermented pods is used in cooking worldwide.
'Braxton' is developed for temperate areas, and is worth attempting in high altitude locations.