Soybeans are consolidated as an alternative for second crops in Aragon, Spain

Updated Mar 2, 2023
This is what Jesús Abadías, responsible for sustainability and innovation at Cooperativas Agro-alimentarias de Aragón, says. He points out that "soybean allows the farmer to make a necessary rotation for his farms and, in addition, it is a crop with an important economic value." However, in 2022 there was a decrease in the number of hectares cultivated with soybeans in Aragon. It was due to the climatic conditions, since it is a crop that suffers from a lack of humidity.
The Aragonese Network of Extensive Crops and Legumes (Red Arax) studies the behavior of soybeans in three test fields. Miguel Gutiérrez, head of herbaceous crops at the Aragón Agrifood Transfer Center, affirms that “it is information that we intend to improve starting this year through the use of precision ...
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