Cover Crops

Healthy soil is key to healthy crops. Cover crops will enhance the quality of your soil, and reduce the need for chemical fertilizers. There are lots of options for cover crops. Seek help from your local NRCS office regarding species which are a good fit in your area and specific to your crop rotation plan.

 
Benefits of a cover crop mix in your crop rotation plan:

  • Increases soil fertility and structure.

  • Reduces erosion.

  • Tap roots break up hardpan and
    improve water percolation.

  • Green manure enhances soil tilth
    and organic matter.

  

  • High quality affordable forage.

Picture from a cover crop field near Genesee, Idaho

     
If you don't see a cover crop listed that you're interested in, we can find it! Contact Kyle for your prompt cover crop quote:
kyle@clearwaterseed.com
We are constantly custom blending cover crops to meet your individual needs.
 
 
Cover Crop Species Available:
     
Alfalfa Barley Buckwheat
Cereal Rye Canola Chickpea
Crimson Clover Field Pea Flax
Foxtail Millet Grain Sorghum Japanese Millet
Ladino Clover Lentil Oat
Pearl Millet Proso Millet Radish
Rapeseed Dwarf Essex Red Clover Ryegrass
Spring Pea Sorghum Sudan Grass                Sunflower
Sweetclover Sunn Hemp Teff
Triticale Turnip Vetch
Turnip Wheat                
     
  Cover Crop Mixes Available:  
Over Winter Wonder  Soil Solace Forage Fancy
     
     
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