Soybeans are also often grown in a double-cropping system, with two crops being grown in the same year.
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Soybeans need a lot of moisture to germinate (50% of their weight). Soil moisture must be sufficient at planting depth.
Considerable experience by sustainable and organic farmers has shown that it is not necessary to grow high-tech crops to obtain high yields and to produce high quality, nutritious food.
Soybean seeds should be dried to about 13% moisture and kept in ventilated containers.
There are several basic methods and many variations of ways to till the soil and prepare a good seedbed for corn planting. An ideal seedbed is warm, moist, well aerated but firm soil.
Seed should be chosen that contains desirable nutrient characteristics if you are growing grain or silage to feed animals. Among the hybrid varieties, there is a wide difference in protein quality and quantity. Most corn varieties are low in three essential amino acids, lysine, methionine, and tryptophan, so new hybrid varieties, generally called high-lysine corn, […]