Soya bean crop

Soya agronomy is well established and straightforward.

Much depends on selecting the correct variety in the first place and then following the correct advice.

  • Sow in late April/ Early May.
  • Apply pre-emergence chemical.
  • Spray broadleaved weeds with post-emergence herbicide, usually around 5 weeks from sowing in late May.
  • Possible inclusion of a fungicide with this post-emergence herbicide to guard against sclerotinia in thick crops.
  • Apply a graminicide 2 weeks later if grass weeds are a problem (e.g. wild oats, barren brome, black grass, etc).
    Apply a desiccant prior to harvest.

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