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Warm Season Grazing Mix

    Description

    Featuring 12 of the most popular warm season cover crops, the Warm Season Grazing mix will be a hit for your livestock - both above the ground and below.  Cowpeas, mung beans and soybeans provide the nitrogen to power the mix while the millets and BMR sorghum sudan provide lots of tons of high quality forage. Highly palatable collards and turnips along with high energy buckwheat, sunflowers and okra round out this very diverse and versatile grazing mix.

    This product is pre-inoculated with Elevate'd Fungi and Rhizo-Fixer Plus, to increase the biological activity in your soil. 
    • Elevate'd Fungi is a seed applied inoculant derived from natural products designed to stimulate seed germination, increase root and biological biomass in the soil, and improve soil structure. OMRI status has been applied for and is pending. 
    • Rhizo-Fixer Plus Inoculant contains multiple families of nitrogen-fixing rhizobia bacteria plus Azospirillum Brasiliense (free living N fixer) and two phosphorus-solubilizing bacteria, Pantoea Eucalypti and Pseudomonas Baetica. 
    Note these inoculants are NOT currently OMRI approved, however many of our certified organic customers have received approval to use these products. Please contact your certifier and refer to these documents before using this product on organic certified land. 

    Warm Season Grazing Mix

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      $9.00

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      Seeding Rate: 30 lbs per acre.

        Description

        Featuring 12 of the most popular warm season cover crops, the Warm Season Grazing mix will be a hit for your livestock - both above the ground and below.  Cowpeas, mung beans and soybeans provide the nitrogen to power the mix while the millets and BMR sorghum sudan provide lots of tons of high quality forage. Highly palatable collards and turnips along with high energy buckwheat, sunflowers and okra round out this very diverse and versatile grazing mix.

        This product is pre-inoculated with Elevate'd Fungi and Rhizo-Fixer Plus, to increase the biological activity in your soil. 
        • Elevate'd Fungi is a seed applied inoculant derived from natural products designed to stimulate seed germination, increase root and biological biomass in the soil, and improve soil structure. OMRI status has been applied for and is pending. 
        • Rhizo-Fixer Plus Inoculant contains multiple families of nitrogen-fixing rhizobia bacteria plus Azospirillum Brasiliense (free living N fixer) and two phosphorus-solubilizing bacteria, Pantoea Eucalypti and Pseudomonas Baetica. 
        Note these inoculants are NOT currently OMRI approved, however many of our certified organic customers have received approval to use these products. Please contact your certifier and refer to these documents before using this product on organic certified land. 

        What's in the Mix

        When is the right time to plant?

        Warm Season Grazing Mix has a minimum germination temp of 60 °F. Reference your average soil temperature to determine ideal planting time.
        Read this article for more info: When Can I Start Planting?

        Ingredients

        Cowpeas, Non-GMO Forage Soybeans, Mung Beans, Pearl Millet, German Millet, BMR Dwarf Sorghum Sudan, Coes Forage Sorghum, Forage Collards, Sunflower, Turnip, Buckwheat, Okra, Elevate'd Fungi Inoculant, and Rhizo-Fixer Plus Inoculant

        Planting Instructions

        Drill seed at 3/4" to 1" depth or broadcast and lightly incorporate when soil temperatures are 60 degrees or higher.

        Timing

        Wait to plant until after the last frost and soil temperatures are above 60 degrees and rising. Planting of these mixes should be completed by midsummer.

        Seeding Rate

        Plant 30 pounds per acre when seeding with a no-till drill or other planting implement and 45 pounds per acre when broadcasting.

        Use & Characteristics

        Lasting Residue Very Good
        Palatability Excellent
        Hay Harvest Good
        Regrowth Very Good
        Deep Compaction Very Good
        Surface Compaction Very Good
        Weed Suppression Very Good
        Crimp Kill Moderate
        Cold Kill 32 °F

        Planting

        Plant Depth 3/4"
        Min Germ Temp 60 °F
        Drilled Seed Rate 30 lbs/acre
        Broadcast Seed Rate 45 lbs/acre

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