Tyrone Forage Soybeans
Tyrone Forage Soybeans

Tyrone forage soybean brings out the potential in your dairy and cattle herd. The full season soybean has a “one-two punch” of protein and biomass. Tyrone’s are known for their bushy characteristics and height. They can reach heights up to 7 feet tall.

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Tyrone is an indeterminate, Maturity Group 7 forage soybean that matures much later than conventional Agriculture soybeans. The indeterminate trait allows it to respond better to environmental conditions than determinate types, and allows it grow longer into the season. It has potential to produce up to nine tons of high protein forage per acre. Laboratory analysis has shown the Crude Protein (CP) to be 20 percent and greater. It can be used for grazing, hay, or silage over a wide geographic area of the United States. Tyrone’s are superior in forage production compared to short, conventional grain-type soybean plants that are not well suited for high forage yields. It provides 120 lbs. of Nitrogen during the growing season.


Its disease package makes it resistant to certain common soybean diseases such as Phytophthora. It’s well-suited for dairy and cattle forage where herbicide use is an utmost consideration. A great conventional forage soybean that will add dollars to your bottom line.

Planting Guide

Tyrone Soybeans prefer well-drained, sandy loam. Ideal pH is between 5.8 and 7.2, with an ideal soil temperature of 65 °F and above. The seed is best planted between April and July, at a depth between 1/4" and 1 inch. It does not need any Nitrogen, however it will respond well to Phosphorus and Potash according to a soil test. This plant will grow to a height of six to seven feet tall.


Here’s what you can expect when you plant Petcher Seeds’ Tyrone Soybeans

Scientific Name:

Glycine max

Seed Count:

4,800-5,000 seeds / LB.


Tyrone can be planted from April through July.

Planting Rate:

40 LBs. / acre