Frequently Asked Questions
The variety of soy to sow should always suit the type of soil and never exceed the specific HU of the region.
- To avoid etiolation and the risk of lodging;
- To ensure proper plant aeration in order to avoid fungal disease;
- To ensure proper grain processing and stem drying for a good quality harvest.
Yes, because an interesting premium can be obtained and the sowing cost is low. For some early varieties, work can even be spread out over time.
When the soil reaches a minimum temperature of 10° C and soil conditions are suitable for sowing.
A depth of 1 1/2" to 2" is recommended for the grain to be in damp soil. It is important for seeds to be in proper contact with the soil.
- There is a higher risk of staining soy when a cutter bar is in poor condition, particularly because torn stems can carry soil.
- In addition, a cutter bar in poor condition can slow down the screw speed in the presence of weeds.
Staining can be caused by dust on gravel roads, weeds or immature soy stems (humid-green), etc.
Yes, when all suitable conditions are met, including:
- Very mature soybean plants;
- Dry, hot weather;
- Preferably after pre-harvest burning.