Cover Crop Varieties

More and more Midwest farmers are interested in cover crops to reap the benefits of nitrogen fixation, erosion control and weed management. Others plant cover crops to provide an additional food source for livestock. In addition, building organic matter within the soil is extremely important.

PROTECTioN CerealRye logo FixatioN Cereal Rye (also referred to as Winter Rye) is a go-to option for cover crops planted late in the fall. Its ability to germinate and grow rapidly in cool weather allow it to establish good cover over winter reducing erosion in addition to several other benefits.

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Driller Daikon Radish is an excellent choice to plant as a catch crop following corn or soybeans. Because of its unique plant characteristics, it provides a variety of environmental and financial benefits as well.

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FIXATION LOGO TRANSPARENT Balansa clover is a cool-season annual legume highly adapted to a variety of soil conditions. It’s quick to germinate and provides a variety of benefits including unlocking soil nutrients and fixing up to 100 lbs N/acre.

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