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Broadleaf Legume Grasses
Bullseye Radish® click for picture
Forage Brassica click for picture
  • Cool season broadleaf.
  • More leaf than other Brassica species.
  • Good regrowth after grazing, stays vegetative.
  • High protein and RFV.
  • Nitrogen scavenger.
  • Small seed size
  • Cool season Brassica
  • High crown tuber
  • Excellent nutrient scavenger
  • Quick regrowth
Chicory click for picture
  • Cool season broadleaf.
  • Aggressive growth, early maturing.
  • Has shown to accumulate phosphate.
  • Flowers very attractive to pollinators.
  • Can reseed itself.
  • Large seed size.
  • “Warm” season broadleaf.
  • Decent salinity and drought tolerance.
  • Better for stockpiled grazing or green feed.
  • Will get coarse, good snow catch potential.
  • Fast growth through late summer, assuming some soil moisture.
  • Large seed size.
  • Cool season broadleaf.
  • Fairly drought tolerant.
  • Flowering forb, attracts pollinators, decent competition for weeds.
  • Claim to fame: production of glomulin to improve soil aggregates.
  • Produces high quality honey.
  • Very small seed.
  • Warm season oilseed
  • Late maturing
  • Deep root system
  • Quite saline tolerant
Flax
Mustard
  • Cool season broadleaf.
  • Tallest canopy of the Brassica species.
  • Will winter kill
  • Nitrogen scavenger.
  • Weak bulb.
  • Grazing potential, high RFV, protein.
  • Tend to be low copper.
  • Small seed size.
Crimson Clover click for picture
  • Cool season legume.
  • Not winter hardy so does not typically over winter.
  • Fine stems and medium height growth.
  • Bloat hazard.
  • Very small seed size.
Hairy_Vetch click for picture
  • Cool season vining legume.
  • Quite winter hardy, high hard seed coat percentage so will volunteer.
  • Slow early season growth.
  • Small seed size.
Fababean
  • Cool season legume.
  • Tall plant.
  • Can get coarse.
  • Tolerates wet conditions
  • High nitrogen fixation.
  • Very large seed size.
Chickling Vetch
Berseem Clover
Persian Clover
Sweet Clover
  • Cool season biennial legume.
  • Good drought and salinity tolerance.
  • Can get tall in year 2.
  • Can reseed itself.
  • Aggressive tap root.
  • Excellent for pollinators.
  • Bloat hazard.
  • Very small seed size.
Red Clover
  • Cool season short lived perennial legume.
  • Prefers moisture.
  • Good for attracting pollinators.
  • Hard to cure as hay, bloat hazard when grazing.
  • Very small seed size.
White Clover
Lentil
  • Warm/cool season legume.
  • Bushy plant.
  • More drought tolerant than peas.
  • Large seed size.
Peas
  • Cool season legume.
  • Vine plant.
  • Best for stockpiled grazing or green feed.
  • Prefers cool conditions, will not tolerant flooding.
  • Very large seed.
Sorghum Sudangrass
  • Warm season grass.
  • Some drought tolerance.
  • Better for hay or swath grazing.
  • Very fast July/August growth.
  • Watch prussic acid if feeding.
  • Small seed size.
  • Warm season grass.
  • Tolerates some drought.
  • Better for hay or swath grazing.
  • Ready to cut in 60 days.
  • Small seed size.
Golden German Millet
Pearl Millet
Teff grass
Grain sorghum
Oat
  • Cool season grass.
  • Tolerates some drought.
  • Nitrogen scavenger.
  • Very good erosion control.
  • Good grazing and hay characteristics.
  • Large seed size.
Barley
Winter Triticale
  • Cool season winter cereal.
  • Not as tough as fall rye.
  • Nitrogen scavengers.
  • Excellent erosion control.
  • Excellent grazing characteristics.
  • Very palatable.
  • Large seed size.
Fall Rye
  • Cool season winter cereal.
  • Tough plants.
  • Drought and saline tolerant.
  • Nitrogen scavengers.
  • Excellent erosion control.
  • Good grazing characteristics.
  • Will have wolfy plants.
  • Will over winter.
  • Seed heads will have some ergot.
  • Some allopathic properties.
  • Large seed size.
Corn (OP and hybrid)
Italian ryegrass

This is not a complete list of species available. Availability subject to change.

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