Large Lad RR™ forage soybean from Eagle Seed is a popular food plot variety and is known for its excellent seed yield and tonnage production. Similar to Big Fellow, Large Lad plants can reach heights up to 84 inches and provide excellent forage for deer and cattle. It is a favorite of hay producers due to its excellent nutritional qualities.
Large Lad is easy to grow and has resistance to many foliar diseases, root rots, stem canker and races of nematodes. Large Lad is widely adapted to numerous soil types and can withstand tougher growing conditions than regular soybeans. Large Lad is also available in the Wildlife Manager’s Mix. Large Lad RR™ forage soybean is Roundup Ready herbicide tolerant, up to 84 inches in height, and is very bushy.
Suggested seeding rate: Min. 140,000 seeds (1 bag)/acre.
Planting depth: Plant ¾” to 1″ deep in a firm, moist seedbed.
Preferred soils: Well drained soils, prefer locations where there is full sunlight.
Establishment: Plant in spring to early summer is best. Seed should be inoculated before planting for best results. Can be planted with a drill, no-till drill, hand seeder or broadcast spreader. If broadcasting, make sure seed is covered with soil and roll or pack soil after seeding to ensure good seed-to-soil contact. Best to start with a clean, weed-free seed bed. See soybean planting tips under tech sheets for more info.