Cover Crops

The Benefits 

  • Weed control 

  • Reduce Compaction

  • Nitrogen Fixation 

  • Nematode Control 

  • Organic Matter 

  • Erosion control  

"We Do Not Inherit the Earth from Our Ancestors; We Borrow It from Our Children" - Unknown

60/20/20 Mix 

  • 60% Oats

  • 20% Eco-Till Brand Radish 

  • 20% Crimson Clover

  • Rapid establishment to prevent wind and water erosion.

  • Improves soil permeability for increased air and water penetration: reduces soil compaction, breaks up hardpans & increases root development potential of the following crop.

  • Improves organic matter: carbon sequestration.

  • Recycles nutrients that would have been lost to leaching or runoff.

70/20/10 Mix

  • 70% Eco Brand Annual Ryegrass

  • 20% Crimson Clover 

  • 10% Eco Till Brand Radish

  • Rapid establishment to prevent wind and water erosion.

  • Improves soil permeability for increased air and water penetration: reduces soil compaction, breaks up hardpans & increases root development potential of the following crop.

  •  Recycles nutrients that would have been lost to leaching or runoff.

  • Fixes significant atmospheric nitrogen for increased soil nitrogen levels.

  • Best used prior to corn, wheat or the crop requiring significant nitrogen inputs.

Organic Matter Builder Mix 

  • 50% Oats

  • 36% Eco Band Annual Ryegrass

  • 5% Crimson Clover 

  • 3% Eco Till Radish

  • 3% Brassicas

  • 3% Hairy Vetch 

  • This cover crop mix produces significant amounts of biomass that can be worked back into the soil to increase organic matter

Nematode Control Mix

  • 60% Oats

  • 15% Crimson Clover 

  • 6% Phacelia 

  • 4% Eco-Till Radish

  • Brassicas are natural biofumigants with studies showing decreased nematode populations

Soil Health Mix

  • 75% Eco Brand Annual Ryegrass

  • 10% Brassicas

  • 10% Hairy Vetch

  • 5%   Eco TIll Radish

  • Radishes create pilot holes to promote water infiltration and better root penetration. Annual Ryegrass and Hairy Vetch break up soil hardpan with their high density root system

Corn Interseeding Mix

  • 80% Eco Brand Annual Ryegrass

  • 20% Crimson Clover

  • Annual Ryegrass provides quick ground cover after harvested crop and the crimson clover provides nitrogen fixation. Provides great fertility and erosion control

  • For interesting into corn at V5 – V8 stage

Species

  • AUSTRIAN WINTER PEAS

  • ECO BR. ANNUAL RYE

  • BERSEEM CLOVER

  • BROWN MUSTARD

  • BUCKWHEAT

  • CDC MEADOW PEAS

  • CRIMSON CLOVER

  • ECO-TILL RADISH

  • FABA BEANS

  • FALL RYE

  • FLAX

  • FORAGE CHICORY

  • FORAGE TURNIP

  • FORAGE BRASSICA

  • FORAGE KALE

  • FORAGE PEA 4010 Brand

  • FORAGE RAPE

  • HAIRY VETCH

  • JAPANESE MILLET

  • OATS 

  • FORAGE OATS 

  • OILSEED RADISH

  • PEARL MILLET

  • PHACELIA

  • SUNFLOWER

  • SUNNHEMP

  • SPRING TRITICALE

  • WHITE MUSTARD

  • COMMON VETCH

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