India is the one of the leading producer of the soybean follow by USA, Brazil, China and Argentina. In India, soybean ranks third in oilseeds after groundnut and rapeseed/mustard. Soybean is considered to be a most economical and valuable agricultural commodity as, it has good adaptability towards a wide range of soil and climate. On an average Soybean containsabout 40% protein and 20% oil making it one of the most nutritious oilseed.
In India Madhya Pradesh (M.P.) is the leading state in producing soybean followed by Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. On average, Madhya Pradesh produces 74 percent of India's total.