Soybeans also known as Soya Beans is a versatile edible bean that can used by humans and animals. Soybeans is a high protein vegetable and in most cases used for animal feed or made into a variety of products including tofu, soy milk and other dairy and meat alternatives. Soybeans are considered to be one of the worlds healthiest foods. – How to Grow Soybeans and Protein value
When to Plant Soybeans
The best time to plant soy seeds is from late spring to early summer. Soya beans needs warm soil to germinate for healthy growth. By making holes into a cultivated bed or row to plant soybean seeds about 5 cm apart and 1 cm deep. Thin to 15 cm apart in all directions. Soybean
Soybeans needs to be planted in full sun areas with a warm climate.
You will need roughly 100 kg of seed to plant a hectare and an average harvest is around 2.2 tons in South Africa. For six years in a row, soybeans were more profitable than corn.
How much Protein are there in Soybeans?
Soybeans are rich in fat, carbohydrates and proteins. It is better than other beans by protein levels of about 36% to 38% and 30% in other legumes. Soy protein is from the highest quality that you can feed your animals and by planting soybeans you will add nitrogen to your soil.
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How to Grow Soybeans and Protein value