Soybeans contain anti-nutritive substances that need to be processed before the beans can be feed to livestock. The application of a relevant and compact technology for farms or for small enterprises requires special knowledge, and practical experiences are not widespread.
The tool presents the most common technologies available or used in Central Europe to process soybeans into feed. It provides an assessment of advantages and disadvantages for each technology.
Little is known about professional soybean processing technology in Europe. This brochure describes them by referring to farms or enterprises in Germany and Austria. Through an assessment of advantages and disadvantages, the brochure provides guidance for practitioners like farmers and advisors, with relevance for conventional and organic farming.