Green Manure

Green manures are slightly more specific than cover crops. Green manures are usually legumes, mustard and grasses that are grown specifically to increase soil organic matter and nutrients. Green manures help add nitrogen and other nutrients back into the soil.

Fall Mix
Cover Crop Seed
$6.00

This wonderful blend will help with nitrogen fixation, adding organic matter and weed suppression.

$7.00

Winter annual protects and improves soil! A good nitrogen fixer (70-150 lbs per acre per year).

$5.00

Winter Wheat is sown in late summer for erosion control and tilled under in early spring to add organic matter.

$9.00

A living mulch of permanent cover. Spreads by stolons. Grow low so takes close mowing and grazing.

$5.00

Great for cover crops, wildlife and winter grazing!

Common
Alfalfa
$8.00

Somewhat winter hardy, but grows more quickly than regular alfalfa. Alfalfa has so many potential uses in the garden and on the farm.

Knuckle Purple Hull
Cowpea Seeds
$2.00

Tends to stay off the ground and cluster making for easy picking. Referred to as a “Knuckle Hull” because of the big, plump peas.

Winter Rye
Grains
$5.00

Captures soil nutrients in the fall to release in spring when worked into the soil.

$5.00

Mandan Wildrye Grass is a fast growing, cool-season, perennial bunch-grass. It can be planted early or late fall, but for best results, Mandan Wildrye should be planted in the spring.

Spring Mix
Cover Crop Seed
$6.00

A multipurpose cover crop blend that is sowed in spring! A cover crop blend is great for nitrogen fixation, adding organic matter and weed suppression.

$5.00

Improves top soil and an effective choke weed!

Hairy Vetch
Legumes
$7.00

Typical nitrogen produced is 100 lbs. per acre. Hairy Vetch has rapid growth that makes it a good weed suppressant.

$7.00

Medium Red Clover is fast to establish and can be grown in most soil types. Works well for hay or silage.

$5.00

A very fast grower that is a great cover crop.

Sweet Clover
Legumes
$7.00

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.

$6.00

A great ratio of grass and legume cover crop for fixing nitrogen, winter cover, weed suppression and more.

$7.00

Mammoth Red is a popular biennial clover used for Nitrogen addition and hay crops. Large plant with big leaves makes it an ideal grazing crop.

$5.00

Widely adapted variety of barley! High yielding, good standing six-rowed barley.

Elbon Rye
Grains
$5.00

Captures soil nutrients in the fall to release in spring when worked into the soil.

Texas Cream
Cowpea Seeds
$2.00

Texas Cream is very similary to ‘Sadandy’ but the peas are slightly larger. The bush-type plants are prolific and thrive in hotter, Southern weather.

$2.00

The seeds are a typical blackeye type of Southern peas with cream-colored seed coats and black pigments around the eyes.

Sunn Hemp
Legumes
$8.00

Sunn Hemp is a fast-growing legume that produces significant quantities of biomass and fixes nitrogen into the soil witha short rotation of 60 days under optimum conditions.

Big Boy Purplehull
Cowpea Seeds
$2.00

Light tan in color, oblong shape, good garden variety.

Jerry Oats
Grains
$5.00

Oats will kill off winter weeds and hold soil with a mat of vegetation!

$2.00

Dimpled Brown Crowder Cowpea is a prolific yielder with pods that contain 12-15 peas, closely bunched together.

Black Crowder
Cowpea Seeds
$2.00

A high yielding variety of long pods.

Common Flax
Brassicas
$6.00

Flax is a cool season annual with short taproots!

Pinkeye Purple Hull
Cowpea Seeds
$2.00

Hulls are purple, cowpeas are green with pinkeyes when freshly picked turning cream with dark maroon when dry.

Iron and Clay
Cowpea Seeds
$6.00

Great cover crop for smothering weeds and adding Nitrogen to soil. Iron and Clay cowpeas are grown just like soybeans. A fast growing plant that can reach 3′.

Pearl Millet
Grasses
$5.00

Pearl Millet is a very tall grass that can reach 15 feet. Perfect used for hay, pasture, and silage for feeding livestock.

Mississippi Silver
Cowpea Seeds
$2.00

Does well in most climates. Pods average 6-7 ” long, and are silver colored, occasionally streaked with rose. Easy to grow and shell.

Quickpick Pinkeye
Cowpea Seeds
$2.00

A bush southern pea with early maturity and good disease resistance.

$2.00

This pea plant is high yielding, vigorous and easy to grow.

$5.00

The best choice for fast, cool-season germination. Captures soil nutrients in the fall to release in spring when worked into the soil.

$5.00

Produces heavy amounts of organic matter and suppresses weeds. Piper Sudan grass is a great catch crop for excess nitrogen.

Elite
Cowpea Seeds
$2.00

Elite is a bush type cream southern pea that produces heavy yields of 7″ pods. Peas are delicious and easy to shell.

Indiangrass
Grass Seed
$5.00

Indiangrass is a warm-season bunchgrass that is native to central and eastern North America.

Sadandy
Cowpea Seeds
$2.00

Sadandy is very similary to ‘Texas Cream’ but the peas are slightly smaller. The bush-type plants are prolific and thrive in hotter, Southern weather.

$5.00

Packer forage pea is a cool-season, annual legume with good, nitrogen-fixing capabilities.

$5.00

Secada forage pea is highly palatable, self-climbing, with high dry matter yields.

$5.00

Produces heavy amounts of organic matter and suppresses weeds. Piper Sudan grass is a great catch crop for excess nitrogen.

$5.00

Sideoats Grama is a warm-season bunchgrass that is native throughout much of North America.

$8.00

Ladino clover has a high nutritive value and palatability make it a popular choice in pasture mixtures.

Buffalo
Grass Seed
$5.00

Produces heavy amounts of organic matter and suppresses weeds. Piper Sudan grass is a great catch crop for excess nitrogen.

Canada Wildrye
Grain Seed
$5.00

This cool-season bunchgrass can be found throughout Canada and the U.S. except in the southeastern states.

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Lady
Cowpea Seeds
$2.00

Lady is smallest and most tender Southern pea on the market.

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Zipper Cream
Cowpea Seeds
$2.00

Southern favorite! Bushy 2-3′ plants the bear heavy yields. 6-9″ large pods with large, creamy-white seeds.

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A tall growing wheat that is great cover for game birds!