Our company has already harvested this year’s soybean crop. The average yield is 3.4 t/ha. Now we will tell you about the peculiarities of those kinds of soybeans we are cultivating.
Soybeans are rich in protein. They are used as food substituting animal products and as a feed production compound. Soybeans are known for their substantial yielding ability and high vitamin content.
The EU market experiences the shortage of soybeans, and Ukrainian agribusinesses are actively increasing exports in this direction. According to experts, the total Ukrainian soybean yield in 2017/2018 will amount to 2.5 million, and 34% of it will go to the European market, 26% to the Turkish market, and 14% to the Egyptian one.
Ukraine is the first soybean exporter in Europe and the sixth one in the world. Moreover, in 2016, according to the Agrobarometer polls, carried out by the Ukrainian Agribusiness Club Association, soybeans are among the top three most profitable crops.
Aris is considered to be a middle-early variety producing high yields – European average of 6.2 t/ha. The vegetation period lasts for 115 to 125 days.
Aris is a tall-growing variety with a predisposition to lodging, which can easily adapt to different climatic and soil conditions. It is genetically resistant to drought and the whole complex of diseases.
When sown, the recommended row spacing is 15 to 35 cm, and the average seeding rate per hectare is 600 to 650 thousand seeds.
Opus is considered to be an early high-yielding variety with high protein content. In 2016, in Khmelnytsk region, the yields amounted to 3.38 tons per 23,000 hectares. The average vegetation season lasts for 105 to 115 days.
Opus is a tall-growing variety with a predisposition to branching in case of spaced planting. The variety is resistant to dehiscence and easily adapts to different soils.
When sown, the recommended row spacing is 18 to 35 cm, and the average seeding rate per hectare is 650 to 750 thousand seeds.