Cover Crop Options

Posted by Chris Eubanks, Heritage Seed Forage Agronomist on 07/23/2012

As harvest approaches, and may have already taken place in parts of the Midwest due to the severe drought, many growers are looking for cover crop options.

Click here for a cover crop guide Heritage Seed sent to dealers in early July.

With the current drought ongoing, another option is tankard-type forage turnips. They provide some of the same benefits of tillage radishes but also provide high-quality grazing late in the fall. Mix tankard forage turnips with CoverRye annual ryegrass or winter rye.