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30 products


  • Sunn Hemp Sunn Hemp

    Sunn Hemp

    Sunn hemp is an erect, tall growing legume with an anchoring tap root. The leaves are high in protein for grazing and especially popular with small ruminants like sheep, goats, and deer, but cattle will also eat the leaves. The stalk is very lignified making this a poor species to use in a hay mix.

    from $1.90 per lb

  • Cereal Rye (Elbon) Cereal Rye (Elbon)

    Cereal Rye (Elbon)

    Cereal Rye has an excellent fibrous root system that alleviates surface compaction. Rye can be successful planted later then almost any other cover crop due to its low germination and growth temperature requirements. Cereal rye is known for being the best cereal crop at retaining residual N. It's typical for a fall planted cereal rye crop to scavenge on average 25 to 50 lbs of N, with cases scavenging in excess of 100 lbs of N. The vigorous spring growth has successful weed suppression through competition and allelopathic chemicals. Rye can be terminated in the spring through the alternative methods of rolling, mowing, or crimping after boot stage. Rye will out yield any other cereal crops when planted in droughty, infertile, or sandy soils.

    from $0.30 per lb

  • Winter Peas (Austrian) Winter Peas (Austrian)

    Winter Peas (Austrian)

    Austrian winter peas are good companions to fall mixes, especially when combined with hairy vetch. If planted in early fall, there can be good growth for fall grazing as a protein source in the mix and they will grow much later into the fall than spring peas. In order to maximize winter survival chances, winter peas need to be planted relatively late (about the middle of wheat planting season) and deep, up to 3 inches. These conditions will help protect the growing point of the pea and assists in survival in colder climates.

    from $0.85 per lb

  • Rapeseed (Trophy) Rapeseed (Trophy)

    Rapeseed (Trophy)

    Rape's rapid forage growth produces quality pasture equivalent to alfalfa, with a crude protein value around 16-17%. Boasted for its nutrient scavenging abilities, rape can accumulate potentially large amounts of residual N up to 120lbs N/A. Also, root exudates secreted by rape are known to aid in turning insoluble P into a more available form. Rapes seed cost is by far the cheapest of all the brassica species, generally less than $1/lb. Adding rape in between wheat crops has been shown to greatly reduce take-all in wheat. Rape has an excellent, deep penetrating tap-root with a dense fibourous root mass surrounding the tuber.

    from $1.05 per lb

  • Spring Forage Pea (4010 Non-GMO) Spring Forage Pea (4010 Non-GMO)

    Spring Forage Pea (4010 Non-GMO)

    Spring peas are one of the fastest growing spring legumes. Planted in spring after the harshest winter cold has passed, spring peas will tolerate some light freezing. Peas are commonly planted with oats as a high quality spring feed either for hay or grazing or even a green manure.

    from $0.60 per lb

  • Cowpeas (Iron & Clay) Cowpeas (Iron & Clay)

    Cowpeas (Iron & Clay)

    Cowpeas are one of the most popular warm season legumes. They love the heat, they tolerate drought, and they offer nitrogen fixation in a soil building mix, or higher protein in an annual grazing mix. Cowpeas have a long maturity which means when they are planted at the beginning of summer, they can achieve a lot of growth before temperatures cool down into fall.

    from $1.20 per lb

  • Black Oats (Cosaque) Black Oats (Cosaque)

    Black Oats (Cosaque)

    Cosaque black oats offer several advantages over traditional oats, including superior nutritional value, digestibility, palatability, and a robust tillering capacity. They exhibit forage yields comparable to cereal rye and demonstrate good winter hardiness, often serving as a winter annual crop in southern regions. Notably, these oats thrive even in low-quality soils, contributing to soil restoration and enrichment due to their exceptional root system. A great fall grazing option across the U.S. and a great overwintering grass as you get south of Interstate-70.

    from $0.36 per lb

  • Crimson Clover (Kentucky Pride) - OMRI Inoculated Crimson Clover (Kentucky Pride) - OMRI Inoculated

    Crimson Clover (Kentucky Pride) - OMRI Inoculated

    Kentucky Pride is an improved variety of crimson clover selected for more cold tolerance and more production (taller, deeper roots, more basal leaves and more tillering) than varieties like Dixie. Kentucky Pride crimson clover is a very fast establishing clover.

    from $2.40 per lb

  • Kale (Bayou Kale-Rape Hybrid) Kale (Bayou Kale-Rape Hybrid)

    Kale (Bayou Kale-Rape Hybrid)

    This hybrid plant is the product of blending two brassica parent plants: kale and forage rape. This innovative hybrid boasts a unique combination of qualities, harnessing the quick establishment capabilities of forage rape and the exceptional winter resilience of kale. The resulting kale-rape hybrid stands as a superior source of high-protein forage, tailor-made for winter grazing. Its accelerated growth, robust vigor, and resilience to harsh winter conditions make it an ideal choice for livestock feed.

    from $2.95 per lb

  • Common Vetch Common Vetch

    Common Vetch

    Common vetch, is a valuable cover crop widely used in the industry. As a leguminous plant, it provides nitrogen fixation, improving soil fertility. Common vetch's extensive root system prevents erosion and helps control weeds, making it a natural choice for sustainable farming. It enhances soil quality by adding organic matter, supports crop rotation systems, and provides early-season ground cover. Additionally, it can serve as a habitat for wildlife and, in some cases, offer forage for livestock. Common vetch's cold tolerance makes it suitable for various climates, but it is not nearly as cold tolerant as that of Hairy vetch.

    from $1.80 per lb

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    Northern Cereal Rye

    Northern Cereal Rye

    Out of stock

    Cereal Rye has an excellent fibrous root system that alleviates surface compaction. Rye can be successful planted later then almost any other cover crop due to its low germination and growth temperature requirements. Cereal rye is known for being the best cereal crop at retaining residual N. It's typical for a fall planted cereal rye crop to scavenge on average 25 to 50 lbs of N, with cases scavenging in excess of 100 lbs of N. The vigorous spring growth has successful weed suppression through competition and allelopathic chemicals. Rye can be terminated in the spring through the alternative methods of rolling, mowing, or crimping after boot stage. Rye will out yield any other cereal crops when planted in droughty, infertile, or sandy soils.

    Out of stock

    from $0.28 per lb

  • Japanese Millet Japanese Millet

    Japanese Millet

    Japanese millet, known for its quick maturity, usually offers a lower forage yield compared to other millet varieties. However, it stands out for its superior post-maturity palatability when compared to foxtail millet and its impressive regrowth capabilities. Additionally, Japanese millet exhibits remarkable resilience to waterlogged soils, thriving even in standing water, making it a valuable choice for enhancing duck habitat and nourishment in food plots.

    from $1.15 per lb

  • Hairy Vetch (Winter Warrior) Hairy Vetch (Winter Warrior)

    Hairy Vetch (Winter Warrior)

    Hairy vetch is the most cold tolerant winter annual legume. Tolerating temperatures as low as -30 degrees, this is best planted before the first frost in the fall and then it will resume growth in the spring. Hairy vetch is slower to green up and has slower spring growth compared to cereal rye and wheat but once it does get going, it grows very fast, doubling it’s growth each week through the month of May. With patience and a delayed corn planting, a full stand of vetch can consistently produce over 200 lbs of nitrogen in its biomass. As part of a winter cover crop or forage mix, vetch is commonly grown with rye or triticale.

    from $2.45 per lb

  • Winter Lentil (Morton)

    Winter Lentil (Morton)

    Winter lentils are a lesser used species but offer several benefits. Lentils are relatively low growing and modest in their growth however, they consistently overwinter in Zone 5B where winter temperatures can drop below -25 degrees F. Winter lentils can be added with winter cereals and other winter legumes to have a more diverse overwintering cover crop.

    from $1.00 per lb

  • Forage Sorghum (Coes)

    Forage Sorghum (Coes)

    Coes is a dual purpose sorghum developed in the arid, high plains of eastern Colorado. It is a cost effective addition to a warm season grazing or hay mix but can also be used in wildlife mixes since it will produce seed heads after about 60 days. This is a short to medium statured forage sorghum and has very good drought tolerance.

    from $0.65 per lb

  • Chickpeas (Desi) Chickpeas (Desi)

    Chickpeas (Desi)

    As the most heat tolerant of the cool season legumes, chickpeas offer a versatility that can be used in both warm and cool season mixes. Though not a great biomass producer, chickpeas are very drought tolerant and can help cover the ground in the midst of a summer drought. This taprooted plant can be used with grasses to add diversity and help break up compaction. As a legume, chickpeas will also fix nitrogen into the soil.

    from $0.75 per lb

  • Florida Broadleaf Mustard (Shield) Florida Broadleaf Mustard (Shield)

    Florida Broadleaf Mustard (Shield)

    Mustard produces significantly more glucosinolates than other brassicas, which biofumigates the soil during decomposition, proving to be toxic to many soil pathogens and pests. If this is your goal than another mustard species should be utilized, since this cultivar isn't as suited for this purpose. Growing mustard in a potato rotation was observed to increase tuber quality and yields similar to that of chemically fumigated fields. Other documented effects of having mustard in your rotation is suppressing potato early dying and reduced root rot in pea rotations. Some customers are concerned that these mustards are difficult to control like their wild cousins but actually they can be easily terminated with many commonly utilized herbicides. Mustard forage is known for its ability to be utilized as a natural dewormer in grazing systems.

    from $2.05 per lb

  • Spring Lentil (Crimson) Spring Lentil (Crimson)

    Spring Lentil (Crimson)

    Lentils thrives in cool, dry conditions where they can remain relatively free of disease hence, they are commonly grown in the norther Great Plains. With a shallow rooting structure that doesn't have the ability to reach subsoil moisture, lentils are a great option in front of cereals or deep rooting crops. If excessive moisture is present during the growing season it will delay plant maturity. This will be excellent for producers who want to plant a summer fallow mixture where the mix can continue to grow under ideal conditions. Lentils are known for their ability to emerge through thick cereal stubble due to their strong seedling vigor. With rapid seed germination, seedlings generally out grow the threat of insects or disease pressure during establishment. Lentils can also house mycorrhizal fungi. Mature lentil straw can be an option for feed as it is much higher in CP, digestibility and palatability when compared to cereal straws.

    from $0.90 per lb

  • Spring Forage Barley (Lavina) - Beardless Spring Forage Barley (Lavina) - Beardless

    Spring Forage Barley (Lavina) - Beardless

    Barley has relatively low water usage compared to other cover crop species, especially during earlier growth stages. Under poor fertility conditions, barley would be a good choice and can help render P & K available for your next crop. Barley provides a good feed quality grain that can be harvested 2-3 weeks earlier than wheat which then allows your double crop/cover to be planted sooner.

    from $0.36 per lb

  • White Mustard (White Gold)

    White Mustard (White Gold)

    Mustard produces significantly more glucosinolates than other brassicas, which biofumigates the soil during decomposition, proving to be toxic to many soil pathogens and pests. To best utilize these glucosinolates, mature green vegetation should be turned into the soil. In no-till operations you will still benefit from having this species for this use. When allowed enough growing season, yellow mustard stem residue can remain erect throughout the winter months, aid in capturing snow to help build moisture in the soil profile. Growing mustard in a potato rotation was observed to increase tuber quality and yields similar to that of chemically fumigated fields. Other documented effects of having mustard in your rotation is suppressing potato early dying and reduced root rot in pea rotations. Some customers are concerned that these mustards are difficult to control like their wild cousins but actually they can be easily terminated with many commonly utilized herbicides.

    from $2.05 per lb

  • Pearl Millet (Exceed BMR)

    Pearl Millet (Exceed BMR)

    Pearl millet is among the best grazing or haying millet varieties. Exceed BMR Pearl Millet also offers the BMR trait allowing the animal to better digest the plant for optimal nutritional efficiency to the animal. Pearl millet is very adaptable to its growing environment with great tillering allowing for more forage and better ground coverage with less seed.

    from $2.40 per lb

  • Siberian Kale Siberian Kale

    Siberian Kale

    Siberian Kale like many other brassicas are a great addition to mixes for deep taproots to access nutrients and water deep in the soil profile. This deep taproot allows for following crop roots or water to go deep in the soil profile. The wide leaf and good palatability of kale works great in grazing mixes for livestock. A good cold tolerant brassica can last deep into the fall for good fall and early winter grazing.

    from $2.45 per lb

  • Triticale (SY TF 813 Triticale) - PVP

    Triticale (SY TF 813 Triticale) - PVP

    This product cannot be shipped to AZ or CA. 813 is a winter triticale variety adapted to the Southern and Central Great Plains. This triticale is awnletted meaning it has very short beards. 813 is a medium maturity, rust and wheat streak mosaic tolerant variety. It should be used for forage production and is known for excellent silage yields.

    from $0.35 per lb

  • Woolly Pod Vetch (Aussie) Woolly Pod Vetch (Aussie)

    Woolly Pod Vetch (Aussie)

    Woollypod vetch has the potential to grow faster and earlier than hairy vetch. This vetch has been observed to produce more biomass than many other vetches and fixation of N could even start within a week of emergence. When allowed to overwinter, the extra growth aids in smothering out weed competition and protecting the soil. Woollypod vetch excretes root exudates that can reduce the growth of small grasses. Positive yield responses in corn have been documented when planted after Woollypod vetch and there is no known hazards of increasing insect pest issues.

    from $2.65 per lb

  • Perennial Shortgrass Blend

    Perennial Shortgrass Blend

    A mix of Canada bluegrass, sheep fescue, creeping red fescue and chewing fescue, this mix offers a great blend of grasses for your lawn, garden, or any sort of perennial mix.

    from $4.90 per lb

  • Forage Wheat (Scout 66)

    Forage Wheat (Scout 66)

    Scout 66 Forage Wheat is a hard, red winter wheat with excellent forage quality and yield. This variety also has good winter hardiness. Scout 66 is a great option for dryland forage production during the fall, winter, and spring months.

    from $0.30 per lb

  • Cereal Rye (CoverMax) - PVP

    Cereal Rye (CoverMax) - PVP

    Hybrid rye is a highly efficient cool season grass that works great in medium to light soils. High yield, high quality and agronomic characteristics such as winter hardiness, drought tolerance, standing ability and disease resistance are just a few of the characteristics of this hybrid. Rye has an excellent fibrous root system that alleviates surface compaction. Rye can be successful planted later then almost any other cover crop due to its low germination and growth temperature requirements. Cereal rye is known for being the best cereal crop at retaining residual N. It's typical for a fall planted cereal rye crop to scavenge on average 25 to 50 lbs of N, with cases scavenging in excess of 100 lbs of N. The vigorous spring growth has successful weed suppression through competition and allelopathic chemicals. Rye can be terminated in the spring through the alternative methods of rolling, mowing, or crimping after boot stage. Rye will out yield any other cereal crops when planted in droughty, infertile, or sandy soils.

    from $0.28 per lb

  • Forage Sorghum (Sweet Cane Max MS)

    Forage Sorghum (Sweet Cane Max MS)

    Sweet Cane Max is a medium maturity male sterile, forage sorghum. This hybrid fits well in a high-quality forage production or grazing operations. It has superior standability to other hybrids. Sweet Cane should be used in single cutting/grazing or winter grazing scenarios.  When drying conditions are favorable it can be used for hay. Usually it is cut once the plant has headed out for highest sugar content or used for winter stockpile grazing. Sweet Cane will not produce grain unless pollinated with other sorghums, so isolation is recommended to protect sterility.

    from $1.15 per lb

  • Triticale (Gunner)

    Triticale (Gunner)

    This product cannot be shipped to AZ or CA.  Gunner is a beardless spring triticale adapted to the Central and Northern Great Plains. With a high leaf to stem ratio, this triticale is an excellent option for forage, either grazed or harvested. Gunner is rust tolerant and can be planted in spring or fall. 

    from $0.35 per lb

  • Forage Sorghum (Sorgrow D105 BMR MS)

    Forage Sorghum (Sorgrow D105 BMR MS)

    This medium maturing forage sorghum offers the BMR and male sterile traits. Excellent option for single cut harvested forage, or stockpile grazing. The male sterile trait will help ensure no pollination assuming there are no other sorghum, sorghum sudan, or sudan grass stands nearby. 

    from $2.25 per lb

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