Soybeans

Species: Soybean [Gbycine max (L.) Merr]
Cultivars:
Origin: Asia
Use: Hay, grazing.
Description:
General:
Life Span:
2-4 feet tall, erect, bushy.
Annual
Adaptation:
pH:
Soil:
Rainfall:
Temperature:
6.0-7.0
Loam, medium salinity tolerance.
16-59 inches.
-28ยบ F (minimum).
Management:
Seeding Rate:
Planting Date:
Planting Depth:
Seed Cost:
Season of Use:
Production:
40-60 lb/A
May
0.5-0.75 inch
$20-30/A
July-August
4000-6000 lb/A
Notes:
  • Does not cause bloat.
  • Hay is difficult to dry.
  • Inoculate with Rhizobia bacteria specific to soybean (Type S).

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