Cool Season Soil Builder
Cool Season Soil Builder
Cool Season Soil Builder

Cool Season Soil Builder

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Our Cool Season Soil Builder Mix includes 11 different species designed for improving soil organic matter and controlling weeds. This diverse blend of legumes, grasses, brassicas, and broadleaves all work in synergy to build soil. Legumes convert nitrogen in the atmosphere and make it available to other plants while prolific grassroots improve soil aggregation and water infiltration. Brassicas are excellent scavengers of nutrients unavailable to other plants. Broadleaves for their part offer a deep taproot to break up compaction and their flowers attract beneficial insects. This combination leaves no room for weeds to grow to keep your fields clear for your next crop. If you want to improve the quality of your soil, this mix is for you!

This product includes a packet of Micro Noc: Multi-Spectrum (OMRI approved). Packet size scales with the amount of seed.

Ingredients

4010 Spring Forage Pea, Common Vetch, Dixie Crimson Clover, Goliath Spring Oats, Lavina Beardless Spring Forage Barley, Trophy Rapeseed, Golden Flax, Black Oil Sunflower, Nitro Radish, Florida Broadleaf Mustard

Planting Instructions

Drill seed at 3/4" to 1" depth or broadcast and lightly incorporate when soil temperatures are 45 degrees or higher.

Timing

Planting can occur in spring or early fall when soil temperatures are going to stay between 40-70 degrees for at least a month. Ideally would have 6 weeks of growth before a frost in your area.

Seeding Rate

Plant 65 pounds per acre when seeding with a no-till drill or other planting implement and 95 pounds per acre when broadcasting.