Our phones have been ringing off the hook with questions regarding what cover crops to implement on prevent plant acres. Unfortunately, there’s no silver bullet when assembling a plan for these acres.
There’s many variables to take into consideration when planning for a cover crop. Identifying your objectives are key. Are you looking for ground cover, nitrogen fixation, biomass production, nutrient accumulation, weed suppression or even forage production? Have you already applied fertilizer or herbicide? What will your crop in 2020 be? These are just a few of the questions you need to ask yourself before putting together a cover crop plan. Fortunately, Elk Mound Seed has a staff of knowledgeable and trained agronomists who can help guide you along the way with these decisions. If you have any questions feel free to reach out to us at 800-401-7333 or at email@example.com.
Barley is an incredible cover crop. It germinates quickly, has vigorous early growth and has relatively low water consumption. Barley will tiller more than oats and is more vigorous in its early growth. Barley will also be a more cost effective option than oats in 2019.
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Crimson clover is a great, cost effective legume that should be considered in any cover crop mix. In the upper Midwest, it will likely winterkill, but can still provide great benefit before that point. Crimson clover has great compatibility with other popular cover crop species.
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Buster radishes are a cross between two varieties of daikon radish, resulting in a radish that has large a large root and leaf structure. Radishes have a great versatility in cover cropping systems. They’re great a alleviating soil compaction, aerating the soil, and tying up nutrients.
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These are just three key products in our cover crop lineup. To see our extensive offering, check out our Cover Crop Seed and if you’ve got any questions, don’t hesitate to call us a 800-401-7333 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.