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Cover Crop Seed 2019-04-26T10:18:44+00:00

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Brassicas

  • Tillage Radish

  • Farmer Brand Radish
    Dual Nemotode Resistant

  • Daikon Radish

  • Forage Collards

  • Hercules Brand Turnips
    Tubular type variety with excellent yields, the shape makes it easy for cattle to pull. 

  • Akela Brand Forage Rape
    Very leafy, palatable plant with high levels of protein.

  • Malwira Brand Turnip Rape
    Turnip/Rape cross, improved early vigour, improved palatabilty, excellent recovery after grazing.

  • Inka Brand Marrowstem Kale
    A high yielding giant kale developed for cattle grazing.

Legumes

  • Winner Brand Berseem Clover
    Excellent covercrop due to its rapid seedling growth and Nitrogen producing capability. Good option for thickening up declining alfalfa stands.

  • Laser Brand Persian Clover
    Well adapted to various soil types, tolerating both waterlogging and mild soil salinity. Very palatable and highly digestible, excellent feed value and early vigour.

  • H.O. Brand Crimson Clover
    Grows quickly making it ideal in providing quick or early N, also a nutrient scavenger. Deep red blossoms produce lots of nectar and are beneficial for pollinators.

  • Subterranean Clover
    Low prostrate growth pattern gives excellent weed suppression; Nitrogen fixer with good shade tolerance. 

  • Bombus White Clover

  • Yellow Blossom Sweet Clover

  • S.C. Red Clover

  • Mung Beans

  • Hungvillosa Brand Hairy Vetch
    Is the most winter hardy and drought tolerant of the vetches. Needs to be mowed or incorporated before seed matures when used as a cover crop. 

  • Ebena Brand Common Vetch
    Common vetch is less winter-hardy than hairy vetch, both are significant producers of N. Vigorous spring growth, produces an abundance of biomass.

  • Azuro Brand Lupin/Sweet Lupin

  • Chickling Vetch

  • Serradella

Broadleaves

  • Balo Brand Phacelia
    Has the ability to finely aggregate the top few inches of soil, plants appear ferny and produce beautiful flowers, attracting large array of beneficial pollinator insects. 

  • Chicory

  • Plantain

  • Buckwheat

  • Brigadier Brand Feed Beet
    Distinctive long cylindrical orange bulbs, great option for grazing. Softer bite, suitable for feeding younger stock.

  • Safflower (Spineless)

  • Sunflower

Grasses

  • Harmony Italian Ryegrass Blend
    A great combination of both Diploid & Tetraploid Italian Ryegrasses; increased forage yield as well as outstanding sugar content.

  • Melquatro Italian Ryegrass

  • Tetra Brand Annual Ryegrass

  • Sorghum Sudangrass

  • BMR Sorghum Sudangrass

  • Peas and Oats Mix

  • Teff Grass

  • Hykor Brand Festulolium
    Tall Fescue x Italian Ryegrass; Excellent component in alfalfa/grass mixtures where optimum yield & quality is desired.

  • Merlin Brand Festulolium
    Meadow Fescue x Italian Ryegrass; Improved persistence/productivity over Italian ryegrass, increased sugar/energy content.

  • Japanese Millet

  • Pearl Millet

  • German Millet

If you have any questions we are always happy to help!