Albert Lea Seed

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Cover Crops Mixes

Let us Design Your Cover Crop Program
Our cover crop mixes are a combination of both nitrogen fixing and biomass producing species specially chosen to maximize cover crop benefits and complement a diverse crop rotation.  These mixes will improve soil structure, add and scavenge nutrients, compete with weeds and simplify the seeding process. We are also happy to work with you on custom cover crop blends that will fit any rotation, field, or soil type.
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NitroMax CC1

Oats + Peas + Radish

  • Blend of oats, field peas and fall cover crop radish
  • Designed for maximum green manure
  • Mix will winterkill in the upper-Midwest
  • Excellent fit after corn silage, small grains, sweet corn, early soybeans or vegetables
  • Widely adaptable
  • Can be hayed or grazed in the fall
  • Seed 75-125 lbs/acre from August 1st - September 15th

ValueMax CC2

Ryegrass + Radish + Crimson Clover + DE Rape

  • Blend of crimson clover, annual ryegrass, dwarf essex rape, and fall cover crop radish
  • Designed for quick cover, N fixation and optimum biomass production
  • Mix will winterkill in the upper-Midwest
  • Excellent fit after corn silage, small grains, sweet corn, early soybeans or vegetables
  • Can be broadcast or aerially applied
  • Mix can be grazed in the fall
  • Can be seeded at last cultivation in standing crops
  • Seed 15-20 lbs/acre from August 1st - September 15th

WinterMax CC3

Winter Rye + Hairy Vetch + Radish

  • Blend of winter rye, hairy vetch, & fall cover crop radish
  • High species diversity lends more stability and utility to this mix
  • Maximizes green manure production and N fixation
  • Widely adapted; suitable for most soils types 
  • Will produce rapid growth in fall of seeding year and the following spring
  • Excellent fit after corn silage, small grains, sweet corn, early soybeans or vegetables
  • Plant August 1st - September 15th
  • Seed 50-75 lbs/acre

GrazeMax CC4

Oats + Radish + Turnips

  • Economical cover crop blend specifically formulated for maximum fall tonnage for grazing
  • Turnips & radish diversify this mix and add highly digestible protein
  • Animals will paw radish roots & turnip bulbs out of the ground and even through snow
  • Oats consistently produces the most fall forage in the Upper-Midwest
  • Excellent fit after hayfield termination, small grains, silage corn, or sweet corn
  • Plant August 1st - September 15th
  • Seed 75-100 lbs/acre

AerialMax CC5

Winter Rye + DE Rape + Turnips + Lentils

  • Designed specifically for aerial application into standing corn or soybeans in the Upper-Midwest
  • Specialized mix of Winter Rye, Winter Lentil, Common Vetch & Dwarf Essex Rape developed in collaboration with Practical Farmers of Iowa
  • Can be seeded August 1st - September 15th 
  • Should be applied at corn black layer and soybean leaf yellowing
  • Winter rye will survive the winter; other species will winterkill
  • Seed 60-70 lbs/acre

SummerMax CC6

Sorghum/Sudan + Millet + Buckwheat + Sunn Hemp + Soybeans

  • Full-season cover crop mix blended for maximum summer growth, weed suppression & soil building
  • Vigorous combination of annual grasses, broadleaves & legumes
  • Will compete with any weed and create superior biomass yields
  • Ideal for summer fallow soil building, prevent plant acres or as a diverse forage mix
  • Control mix at first sign of buckwheat/sunn hemp flowers to prevent volunteer seed
  • Introduce grazing animals slowly to Sunn Hemp-heavy stands
  • Plant after all danger of frost has passed in the summer; May 30th - August 15th
  • Plant 50-75 lbs/acre

MultiMax CC7

Ryegrass + Radish + Turnips + Crimson Clover + Berseem Clover + DE Rape + Lentils

  • Our most diverse cover crop blend
  • Designed to meet requirements of the UDSA EQIP program
  • Excellent candidate for aerial application
  • Mix will winterkill in the Upper-Midwest
  • Makes excellent fall grazing
  • Can potentially be seeded at last cultivation
  • Seed 15-20 lbs/acre from August 1st - September 15th
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