Measuring the transfer of food to energy can seem nebulous without a formula. Horticulture specialists Robert Balek, from Jasper County, and Kelly McGowan, from Greene County, spread 22 cups of green beans, 23 calories per cup, to demonstrate how much food is needed to generate horsepower. They stressed to students visiting Field Day at the Southwest Research Center how much food they have to eat to have enough energy to work. Murray Bishoff/Cassville Democrat
Measuring the transfer of food to energy can seem nebulous without a formula.