Cover Crop Seed

Our full line of cover crop seed provides a large amount of options to produce results. Whether your cover crop purpose is soil building or grazing our team can develop a strategy with you. We carry all multiple categories of cover crop seed: brassicasbroadleaves, grasses and legumes 

  • Buckwheat Seed

    Buckwheat Seed

    Buckwheat seed is a great crop for green manure. Buckwheat matures very quickly and provides tremendous weed suppression.  Buckwheat is also does a great job scavenging phosphorus.  Due to its long window of flowering, buckwheat is preferred by...

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  • Certified Lacey Barley Seed

    Certified Lacey Barley Seed

    Lacey has consistently been a top yielding barley since its release. Lacey received favorable reviews for malting and brewing characteristics including high malt extract, low soluble protein, and high alpha-amylase activity. Extremely respectable for...

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  • Garden Plowdown Mix - 2#

    Garden Plowdown Mix - 2#

    An all annual mix, this garden cover crop mix of Buckwheat, Peas, Barley and Crimson Clover produces ground cover and biomass. The quick growth of Buckwheat and expansive root systems of Barley allows this mix to produce soil activity below...

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  • Buster (Daikon) Radish

    Buster (Daikon) Radish

    It all starts with the taproot. Seed selected to go into the Badger brand bag has an aggressive taproot that can drill through compaction where steel can not, allowing for root channels for subsequent crops to access much needed nutrients and water...

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  • Hazlet Winter Rye

    Hazlet Winter Rye

    Hazlet is a variety of fall rye with large kernels, improved test weight, high grain yield, strong straw and excellent winter hardiness. It is adapted to the Canadian Prairies and is suited for feed, food and industrial uses. Higher test weight...

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  • Hairy Vetch

    Hairy Vetch

    An excellent legume when trying to build nitrogen as well as biomass. Great for weed suppression and as a soil conditioner.   Cool season legume Earn up to 100 lbs/acre of nitrogen Seed at 15-20 lbs/acre

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  • Crimson Clover

    Crimson Clover

    This annual summer clover provides rapid robust growth along with approximately 50-60 lbs/acre of nitrogen per acre by mid-November.  Crimson clover is a winter annual and will commonly over-winter except for in the Upper-Midwest.  Being a...

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  • Sorghum Sudangrass

    Sorghum Sudangrass

    Warm season grass Excellent biomass producer Supresses annual weeds such as velvetleaf, crabgrass, foxtail and more Has shown some nematode suppression Provides an abundance of high quality forage Seed at 35-40 lbs/acre Buckwheat and cow peas are great...

  • Nitrogen Plus Plow Down

    Nitrogen Plus Plow Down

    A mix formulated with two things in mind; Nitrogen fixing capabilities and biomass production. Expect excellent biomass production and more than 2000 lbs of dry matter/acre and as much as 200#/acre of Nitrogen. Seed at 12-15 lbs/acre. 33% Crimson...

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  • Berseem Clover

    Berseem Clover

    Berseem clover is recognized by many as the “King of Cover Crops.” Berseem clover produce as much as 3 ton/acre of biomass and as much as 200# of nitrogen/acre. Cool season legume Unmatched biomass to nitrogen fixing yields A non-bloating clover Seed at...

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  • Purple Top Turnips

    Purple Top Turnips

    A cool season, annual that is classified as a brassica. A cool season, annual that is classified as a brassica Rapid growth, good for short growing windows Has excellent grazing value late in the season

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  • Italian Ryegrass

    Italian Ryegrass

    Cool season grass Fibrous root system that prevents erosion Excellent nutrient accumulator, especially N When mixed with a legume, does an excellent job suppressing weeds Makes an excellent, high quality forage, protein as high as 17% Seeding depth...

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  • Sunn Hemp

    Sunn Hemp

    A tropical legume,sunn hemp can produce more than 5,000 lb. dry matter/A and 120 lb. N/A. Sunn hemp is not winter hardy and a hard freeze easily kills it Sow sunn hemp a minimum of nine weeks before the average date of the first fall freeze. It can fill...

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  • Balansa Clover

    Balansa Clover

    A cool-season, annual legume Balansa Clover is the most versatile of any annual clover. Tolerates wide range of soil types Quick to germinate Massive taproot Can grow up to 3 ft tall with stems as long as 10 ft Capable of creating 100 lbs of nitrogen an...

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  • Cow Peas

    Cow Peas

    A warm season legume, builds N Good weed-smothering capabilities Attracts beneficial insects (ie honeybees) A good protein source if used for feed Seed at 30-90 lbs/acre

  • Phacelia


    Annual broadleaf Grows 12-36 inches tall Prefers full sun and can tolerate various soil types Works well for pollinators Seed 5-7 lbs/acre (2-3 lbs/acre in mixes)

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  • Tilth Builder Plus

    Tilth Builder Plus

    Provides excellent weed suppression. Great combination of Nitrogen building and accumulating capabilities. 50% Annual Ryegrass 25% Buster Radish 25% Crimson Clover Seed at 12-15 lbs/acre 1/4-1/2″ depth

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  • Yellow Blossom Sweet Clover

    Yellow Blossom Sweet Clover

    Biennial legume. Produces abundant biomass. Biennial legume Produces abundant biomass The most drought tolerant of forage legumes Best at extracting potassium, phosphorus and other soil nutrients Deep root growth in 2nd year of crop Works well with oats...

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  • Dwarf Essex Rape

    Dwarf Essex Rape

    A cool season, annual that is classified as a broadleaf A cool season, annual that is classified as a broadleaf Has narrow leaves, strong taproot and yellow flowers Good heat and drought tolerance Does not tolerate flooding well Seed at 4-5...

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  • Mammoth Red Clover

    Mammoth Red Clover

    Best suited for plowdown situations or emergency silage. Can produce as much N as medium red clover. Single cut clover is susceptible to winterkill Produces significant biomass Inoculated with Nitragen Gold

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  • Scavenger Plus Plowdown Mix

    Scavenger Plus Plowdown Mix

    75% Buster Radish, 25% Mammoth Red Clover. An excellent mix for scavenging and building nutrients. The radishes will scavenge nutrients below the soil’s surface while the clover will build nitrogen and significant biomass. Mammoth Red Clover is...

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