Cover Crops

Individual Species

Arrhenatherum elatius ssp. elatius
Tall Oatgrass, ‘Ruffner’

Item #: ARRELA01 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $13.20/lb
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Classification: Catalog Category Override
Height: Up to 6.5 Ft
Description: A bunchgrass with a pronounced cool season growth habit; used for forage and and as a cover crop; good into Canada; highly palatable for whitetail deer throughout late fall and early winter. ()

Avena sativa, Armor, Certified
Oats, Armor, Certified

Item #: AVESAT11 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $0.48/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual
Height: Up to 4.0 Ft
Description: A small, bunch-type cereal grain for human and animal consumption; a 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: $0.45/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual
Height: Up to 4.0 Ft
Description: A small, bunch-type cereal grain for human and animal consumption; a 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: $0.45/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual
Height: Up to 4.0 Ft
Description: A small, bunch-type cereal grain for human and animal consumption; a 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: $1.43/lb
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Classification: Catalog Category Override, Herbaceous Annual/Biennial, Herbaceous Annual/Biennial, Herbaceous Annual/Biennial
Height: Up to 6.0 Ft
Description: A member of the mustard family; the seeds are approximately 37% oil; used for the production of healthy cooking and culinary oils; a high quality livestock supplement; preferred by deer in the winter; makes good biodiesel. ()

Brassica napus, Bonar
Forage Rape, ‘Bonar’

Item #: BRANAP02 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $3.30/lb
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Classification: Catalog Category Override, Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual
Height: Up to 2.3 Ft
Description: A late maturing, high yielding forage rape; if fall planted, it will bloom in the spring; if spring planted, it will bloom 70 days post planting; quality winter feed for cattle and sheep; palatable for all livestock and grazing wildlife. ()

Brassica napus, Rangiora
Forage Rape, ‘Rangiora’

Item #: BRANAP07 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $3.30/lb
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Classification: Catalog Category Override, Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual
Height: Up to 2.3 Ft
Description: A late maturing, high yielding forage rape; if fall planted, it will bloom in the spring; if spring planted, it will bloom 70 days post planting; quality winter feed for cattle and sheep; palatable for all livestock and grazing wildlife. ()

Brassica napus, Wichita
Winter Canola, Wichita

Item #: BRANAP03 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $3.30/lb
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Classification: Catalog Category Override, Herbaceous Annual/Biennial
Height: Up to 6.0 Ft
Description: Can be very productive if planted in the fall; the seeds are approximately 37% oil; also used for the production of healthy cooking oils; a 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: $3.96/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual/Biennial
Height: Up to 1.8 Ft
Description: If fall planted, it will bloom in the spring; if spring planted, it will bloom 70 days post planting; the leafy growth is palatable for deer, cattle and sheep. ()

Brassica rapa
Purple Top Turnip

Item #: BRARAP04 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $2.20/lb
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Classification: Catalog Category Override, Herbaceous Annual/Biennial, Herbaceous Annual/Biennial
Height: Up to 3.0 Ft
Description: A tap-rooted species; the leaves are high in protein; highly palatable and digestible for deer. ()

Brassica rapa, Appin
Forage Turnip, ‘Appin’

Item #: BRARAP03 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $3.96/lb
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Classification: Catalog Category Override, Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual
Height: Up to 3.0 Ft
Description: Also referred to as field mustard; establishes in 50-80 days; 80% digestible and high in protein and carbohydrates; tolerates multiple grazings; multi-crowned for improved regrowth. ()

Brassica rapa, Pasja
Hybrid Forage Turnip, ‘Pasja’

Item #: BRARAP02 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $3.85/lb
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Classification: Catalog Category Override, Herbaceous Annual/Biennial, Herbaceous Annual/Biennial
Height: Up to 2.0 Ft
Description: A tap-rooted cross between forage rape and forage turnip; a high energy, early maturing hybrid forage brassica; excellent regrowth (50-70 days); excellent for grazing. ()

Brassica rapa, Vivant
Hybrid Forage Brassica, ‘Vivant’

Item #: BRARAP06 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $3.85/lb
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Classification: Catalog Category Override, Herbaceous Annual/Biennial, Herbaceous Annual/Biennial
Height: Up to 2.0 Ft
Description: A tap-rooted brassica; used by dairy cattle, beef cattle and sheep; graze within 35-50 days of planting and at 25-30-day intervals thereafter. ()

Brassica spp., Rangi
Brassica, Forage, ‘Rangi’

Item #: BRASSP02 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $3.52/lb
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Classification: Catalog Category Override, Herbaceous Annual/Biennial, Herbaceous Annual/Biennial
Height: Up to 3.0 Ft
Description: Provides food for wildlife. ()

Camelina sativa, Blaine Creek
Camelina, Blaine Creek

Item #: CAMSAT03 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $4.40/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual/Biennial, Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Biennial
Height: Up to 3.0 Ft
Description: A member of the mustard family; used for the production of culinary oils and biodiesel; very low requirements for fertility, tillage and weed control; the 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: $4.40/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual/Biennial, Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Biennial
Height: Up to 3.0 Ft
Description: A member of the mustard family; used for the production of culinary oils and biodiesel; very low requirements for fertility, tillage and weed control; the oil and meal are high in Omega 3 fatty acids; approved by the USDA for human, poultry and livestock consumption. ()

Cichorium spp.
Chicory, Six Point

Item #: CICSSP01 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $11.00/lb
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Classification: Catalog Category Override
Height: Up to 2.0 Ft
Description: A high yielding tap-rooted species; not for ornamental purposes; selected for intense grazing, less bolting and better disease resistance; 20% protein; suitable for all wildlife and production livestock; excellent forage quality. ()

Echinochloa crusgalli var. frumentacea
Japanese Millet

Item #: ECHCRU01 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $1.10/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual
Height: Up to 4.9 Ft
Description: Used for erosion control and as a fast growing summer companion crop; seed in the spring or summer; after growth, it can be flooded to a depth of 18" during waterfowl migration season; killed by heavy frost; provides food for wildlife and a favorite of waterfowl. ()

Echinochloa muricata
Barnyardgrass

Item #: ECHMUR01 Species Type: Native Cost: $22.00/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual
Height: Up to 5.0 Ft
Description: An excellent cover crop for moist and wet disturbed soils; Echinochloa crusgalli var. frumentacea (Japanese Millet) is a non-native substitute; provides food for songbirds and game birds. ()

Lolium multiflorum
Annual Ryegrass

Item #: LOLMUL01 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $0.99/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual
Height: Up to 4.0 Ft
Description: Provides quick protection against soil, wind and water erosion; used as a companion or cover crop where erosion is an immediate concern; frequently reseeds itself in disturbed areas. ()

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