Soya crop
Soya could be an ideal spring break crop for growers in southern England to give good returns, control blackgrass and help meet an almost insatiable demand. The crop’s area has doubled this summer, attracting growers tired of the high costs of producing oilseed rape and looking to meet European Union greening rules. As a legume, soya also doesn’t need nitrogen fertiliser. With soya trading at £375/t (non-genetically modified), average farm yields of 2.5t/ha and low inputs, the crop has attracted […]