Cover Crops

Seed Mixes

Cover Crop Mix

Item #: ERNMX-135 Cost: $0.98/Lb
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Description: Annual cover crop mix. ()

Individual Species

Avena sativa, Armor, Certified
Oats, Armor, Certified

Item #: AVESAT11 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $0.53/Lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual
Height: Up to 4.0 Ft
Description: Small, bunch-type cereal grain for human and animal consumption; companion cover crop with a spring or fall seeding; matures quickly in hot weather and killed by freezing winter weather. ()

Avena sativa, Ogle
Oats, Ogle

Item #: AVESAT02 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $0.49/Lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual
Height: Up to 4.0 Ft
Description: Small, bunch-type cereal grain for human and animal consumption; companion cover crop with a spring or fall seeding; matures quickly in hot weather and killed by freezing winter weather. ()

Avena sativa, Variety Not Stated
Oats, Variety Not Stated

Item #: AVESAT01 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $0.49/Lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual
Height: Up to 4.0 Ft
Description: Small, bunch-type cereal grain for human and animal consumption; companion cover crop with a spring or fall seeding; matures quickly in hot weather and killed by freezing winter weather. ()

Brassica napus
Dwarf Essex Rape

Item #: BRANAP01 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $1.56/Lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual/Biennial, Herbaceous Annual/Biennial, Herbaceous Annual/Biennial
Height: Up to 6.0 Ft
Description: Member of the mustard family; seeds are approximately 37% oil; used in the production of healthy cooking oils; high quality livestock supplement; preferred by deer in the winter; makes good biodiesel. ()

Brassica napus, Winfred
Forage Brassica, ‘Winfred’

Item #: BRANAP08 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $4.32/Lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual/Biennial
Height: Up to 1.8 Ft
Description: Blooms in the spring if planted in the fall; blooms 70 days post-planting if planted in the sprng; leafy growth is palatable for deer, cattle, and sheep. ()

Camelina sativa, Blaine Creek
Camelina, Blaine Creek

Item #: CAMSAT03 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $4.80/Lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual/Biennial, Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Biennial
Height: Up to 3.0 Ft
Description: Member of the mustard family; used in the production of culinary oils and biodiesel; very low requirements for fertility, tillage, and weed control; oil and meal are high in Omega 3 fatty acids; approved by the USDA for human, poultry, and livestock consumption. ()

Camelina sativa, Suneson
Camelina, Suneson

Item #: CAMSAT02 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $4.80/Lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual/Biennial, Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Biennial
Height: Up to 3.0 Ft
Description: Member of the mustard family; used in the production of culinary oils and biodiesel; very low requirements for fertility, tillage, and weed control; oil and meal are high in Omega 3 fatty acids; approved by the USDA for human, poultry, and livestock consumption. ()

Echinochloa crusgalli var. frumentacea
Japanese Millet

Item #: ECHCRU01 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $1.20/Lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual
Height: Up to 4.9 Ft
Description: Warm season bunchgrass; used for erosion control and as a fast-growing summer companion crop; seed in the spring or summer; after growth, may be flooded to a depth of 18" during waterfowl migration season; provides food for wildlife and a favorite of waterfowl. ()

Medicago sativa
Alfalfa

Item #: MEDSAT01 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $4.56/Lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial Legume, Herbaceous Perennial Legume
Height: Up to 3.3 Ft
Description: Hardy component of right-of-way mixes; grows quickly after mowing; good livestock and wildlife forage. ()

Melilotus officinalis
Yellow Blossom Sweetclover

Item #: MELOFF01 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $3.72/Lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Biennial Legume, Herbaceous Biennial Legume
Height: Up to 6.5 Ft
Description: Tap-rooted legume; builds soil organic matter on low fertility sites; source of nectar and pollen for honeybees. ()

Onobrychis viciifolia
Sainfoin, Shoshone

Item #: ONOVIC01 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $4.56/Lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial Legume
Height: Up to 3.0 Ft
Description: Provides forage for deer, elk, cattle, and sheep; following planting, do not graze for two seasons. ()

Panicum miliaceum
White Proso Millet

Item #: PANMIL01 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $1.20/Lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual
Height: Up to 3.3 Ft
Description: Grain for human and livestock consumption; seeds are one of the most attractive foods for birds. ()

Pisum arvense
Austrian Winter Pea

Item #: PISARV01 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $1.44/Lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual Legume, Herbaceous Annual Legume
Height: Up to 4.0 Ft
Description: Cold-tolerant cool season legume; used for erosion control as a cover crop or temporary hay crop; builds nitrogen and organic matter in fields and gardens; not winter hardy north of the Mason-Dixon Line; seed in early spring or fall; excellent for wild game food plots. ()

Raphanus sativus, GroundHog
Radish, ‘GroundHog’

Item #: RAPSAT02 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $2.40/Lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual
Height: Up to 3.0 Ft
Description: Species with a taproot that can reach a depth of 6'; root exudates help to suppress nematodes; plant at least 60 days prior to frost. ()

Secale cereale, 'Aroostook', Common
Rye, ‘Aroostook’, Common

Item #: SECCER02 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $0.41/Lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual
Height: Up to 5.0 Ft
Description: Bunch-type winter companion or cover crop; used for erosion control; may be planted anytime of year, but preferably in the fall or winter as rye has a strong ability to grow in cold weather. ()

Secale cereale, Variety Not Stated
Rye, Variety Not Stated

Item #: SECCER01 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $0.39/Lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual
Height: Up to 5.0 Ft
Description: Bunch-type winter companion or cover crop; used for erosion control; may be planted anytime of year, but preferably in the fall or winter as rye has a strong ability to grow in cold weather. ()

Setaria italica
German Millet

Item #: SETITA01 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $1.68/Lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual
Height: Up to 5.0 Ft
Description: Warm season bunchgrass; used as a cover crop and for pasture and haylage; good supplemental hay for cattle and sheep; seed in the spring or summer; provides food for wildlife. ()

Sorghum spp.
Sorghum/Red Milo

Item #: SORDWARF Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $0.96/Lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual
Height: Up to 5.0 Ft
Description: Early maturing species; most attractive to mourning doves in the fall; makes emergency food for turkey, pheasants, and deer during the winter. ()

Trifolium alexandrinum
Berseem Clover

Item #: TRIALE01 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $3.30/Lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual Legume
Height: Up to 3.0 Ft
Description: Forage legume for deer and livestock. ()

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