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Barley

Cool Season Grass

Seeding Rate: 100 Lbs/Ac

Seeding Depth: ¾ to 2 In

Grazing: Fair

Nitrogen Fixation: No

Hay Production: Fair

Seed Size: Large


Purple Top Turnips

Cool Season Broadleaf

Seeding Rate: 5 Lbs/Ac

Seeding Depth: ¼ to 1/2 In

Grazing: Good

Nitrogen Fixation: No

Hay Production: Poor

Seed Size: Small


Dwarf Essex Rapeseed

Cool Season Broadleaf

Seeding Rate: 5 Lbs/Ac

Seeding Depth: ¼ to 3/4 In

Grazing: Good

Nitrogen Fixation: No

Hay Production: Poor

Seed Size: Small


Sugar Beets

Cool Season Broadleaf

Seeding Rate: 4 Lbs/Ac

Seeding Depth: ¼ to 1/2 In

Grazing: Good

Nitrogen Fixation: No

Hay Production: Poor

Seed Size: Small


Austrian Winter Peas

Cool Season Broadleaf

Seeding Rate: 70 Lbs/Ac

Seeding Depth: 1.5 to 3 In

Grazing: Good

Nitrogen Fixation: Yes

Hay Production: Good

Seed Size: Large


Winter Ryegrain

Cool Season Grass

Seeding Rate: 100 Lbs/Ac

Seeding Depth: 0.75 to 2 In

Grazing: Fair

Nitrogen Fixation: No

Hay Production: Fair

Seed Size: Large


Annual Ryegrass

Cool Season Grass

Seeding Rate: 25 Lbs/Ac

Seeding Depth: 0.5 to 1.5 In

Grazing: Good

Nitrogen Fixation: NO

Hay Production: Good

Seed Size: Medium


Radish

Cool Season Broadleaf

Seeding Rate: 8 Lbs/Ac

Seeding Depth: ¼ to 1/2 In

Grazing: Fair

Nitrogen Fixation: No

Hay Production: Poor

Seed Size: Small


At United Seeds, we offer a full line of cover crops for every budget and every size of application. We offer separate cover crop species and have the capability to mix and blend any combination of any amount.

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