Dwarf Essex Rape is a perfect grazer plant that will persist well after the first frost. Ready to pasture 6-8 weeks after sowing.
Barkant turnips have a high leaf to stem ratio and and provide very high concentrations of protein, sugar content and leaf yields.
Flax is a cool season annual with short taproots!
High Omega forage blend for free range chickens! Growing your own forage for your chickens is a cheap, easy, and highly nutritious way to feed your chickens.
Chicory has a long taproot that penetrates subsoils which makes it drought tolerant and allows it to make minerals more available to livestock.
Sweet clover can grow nearly anywhere under most conditions. Our favorite clover because it is more versatile than other clovers at nitrogen fixating, erosion control and attracting beneficial insects.
Winter annual protects and improves soil! A good nitrogen fixer (70-150 lbs per acre per year).
A living mulch of permanent cover. Spreads by stolons. Grow low so takes close mowing and grazing.
Austrian Winter is a great cool season legume for cover crops, wildlife and winter grazing!
Secada forage pea is highly palatable, self-climbing, with high dry matter yields.
Somewhat winter hardy, but grows more quickly than regular alfalfa. Alfalfa has so many potential uses in the garden and on the farm.
Typical nitrogen produced is 100 lbs. per acre. Hairy Vetch has rapid growth that makes it a good weed suppressant.
Hulls are purple, cowpeas are green with pinkeyes when freshly picked turning cream with dark maroon when dry.
Does well in most climates. Pods average 6-7 " long, and are silver colored, occasionally streaked with rose. Easy to grow and shell.
Tends to stay off the ground and cluster making for easy picking. Referred to as a "Knuckle Hull" because of the big, plump peas.
Southern favorite! Bushy 2-3' plants the bear heavy yields. 6-9" large pods with large, creamy-white seeds.