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Cover Crop Mixtures

These time-tested cover-crop mixtures are designed for different cropping rotations. Some mixtures are created for soybeans to be planted the next year while others are designed for corn the following year. The cocktail mixtures are designed with some overwintering legume varieties for quick nitrogen fixation for the following spring. Please call or email with inquiries for whichever mix works into your operations.

AFTER SPRING GRAIN & WHEAT (AUGUST 1-30)


Mixture Conventional Drilling Seed Rate with fertilizer or manure Conventional Drilling Seed Rate with NO nutrients added No- Till Seed Rate
Nitro Aerator
21% Nitro Radish™
25% Crimson Clover
54% Nitro Brand Italian Ryegrass
15 15 17
Nitro Booster
45% Nitro Radish™
55% Crimson Clover
10 12 13
Nitro Groundbreaker
33% Nitro Radish™
67% Nitro Brand Italian Ryegrass
12 15 15
Nitro Renovator
14% Nitro Radish™
16% Crimson Clover
70% Oats
25 30 30

AFTER SILAGE CORN OR SOYBEANS (SEPTEMBER 1 - OCTOBER 10)


Mixture Conventional Drilling Seed Rate with fertilizer or manure Conventional Drilling Seed Rate with NO nutrients added No- Till Seed Rate
Green Winter Organic Builder
80% Fall Rye
8% TNT Brand Hairy Vetch
7% Crimson Clover
5% Austrian Winter Peas
30 35 40
Green Fall Organic Builder
80% Oats
8% TNT Brand Hairy Vetch
7% Crimson Clover
5% Austrian Winter Peas
30 35 40

Interseeding 4-8 Leaf Stage of Corn


Mixture Conventional Drilling Seed Rate with fertilizer or manure Conventional Drilling Seed Rate with NO nutrients added No- Till Seed Rate
Nitro Enhanced Maize
60% Nitro Brand Italian Ryegrass
28% Crimson Clover
7% Berseem Clover
2% Vivant Hybrid Brassica
3% Nitro Radish™
15-17 15-17 15-17
Nitro Standard Maize
60% Tetraploid Annual Ryegrass
28% Crimson Clover
7% Berseem Clover
2% Vivant Hybrid Brassica
3% Nitro Radish™
15-17 15-17 15-17

Summer Feed and Grazing (July 20th - August 15th)


Mixture Conventional Drilling Seed Rate with fertilizer or manure Conventional Drilling Seed Rate with NO nutrients added No- Till Seed Rate
Summer Green Feed Or Grazing Mixture
30% Oats
20% Pearl Millet
30% Tetraprime Tetraploid Italien Grass
10% Forage Peas
7% Berseem Clover
3% Vivant Hybrid Brassica
50 NR* NR*