Cover Crop Price List

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Season To Sow

Legumes

1000 sq ft

Acre

Depth

When To Sow

When To Till

SPRING

White Clover

8 oz to 1 lb

15 lb

1/2"

April through May

Fall or Spring

SPRING

Alsike Clover

8 oz to 1 lb

15 lb

1/2"

February through May

Fall or Spring

SPRING

Crimson Clover

8 oz to 1 lb

15 lb

1/2"

Mid-April through May

Fall or Spring

SPRING

Fava Beans

5 lb

200 lb

1"

February through March

May

 

Legumes

 

 

 

 

 

SUMMER

White Clover

8 oz to 1 lb

15 lb

1/2"

May through Mid-June

The following spring

 

Other

 

 

 

 

 

SUMMER

Buckwheat

18 oz

60 lb

3/4"

May through Mid-July

Cut or till at 12"

 

Legumes

 

 

 

 

 

FALL

Crimson Clover

8 oz to 1 lb

15 lb

1/2"

Sept through Oct

Soon after 1st flower appears

FALL

 Fava Beans

5 lb

200 lb

1"

Sept through Oct

May

FALL

Common Vetch

18 oz

60 lb

3/4"

Mid-Sept through Oct

April

FALL

Aus. Field Peas

3 lb

100 lb

1 1/2"

September

April to early May

 

Other

 

 

 

 

 

FALL

Rye Grass

1 lb

35 lb

3/4"

Needs early start

Spring

FALL

Winter Rye

2 1/2 lb

100 lb

3/4"

Can be planted late

Spring; good mulch material

CROP

Soil Preference

 

Remarks


White Clover

Moist fertile well limed soil

Good for interplanting


Alsike Clover

Wet fertile acid soil tolerated prefers lime

Perennial good bee plant


Crimson Clover

Wet well drained limed and fertile soil

Seedling is frost sensitive


Fava Beans

Excellent Green Manure high organic matter etc.

High nitrogen fixer & Hardy


Buckwheat

Needs warm soil tolerates low fertility

Quick weed crowder


Common Vetch

Tolerates low fertility and well drained acid soils

Hardy nitrogen fixer


Aus Field Peas

Tolerates low fertility and well drained acid soils

Good forage or hay crop

Rye Grass

Tolerates acid soil  Germinates & grows rapidly Follow with early crops







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