Farm seed is a large assortment of beneficial crops that are used commonly amongst farmers and gardeners. Most commonly these crops help increase Nitrogen fixation, suppress weeds, attract bees, add organic matter, forage benefits, and provide no till foliage. These methods of farming have been becoming increasingly popular as organic farming methods have seen a resurgence. Not only are these crops beneficial to the farmer but they put less burden on the environment.
The Black Crowder cowpea is a high yielding variety of long green pods are easy to shell and deep purple cowpeas that turn black when dried.
The seeds are a typical blackeye type of Southern peas with cream-colored seed coats and black pigments around the eyes.
The California Blackeye #5 is a high yielding, vigorous and easy to grow cowpea plant that can be used green shell peas or dry like winter beans.
The Knuckle Purple Hull cowpea is a bush type producing heavy yields of purple pods that tend to stay off the ground and cluster making for easy picking.