Albert Lea Seed

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Organic Winter Rye*

Common Winter Rye

  • The most winter-hardy fall-planted grain
  • Can be grazed into the fall
  • Excellent competitor with weeds and produces lots of biomass for green manure
  • Will germinate down to 35°F and performs better on lower fertility soil than other winter grains
  • Excellent feed value as a forage
  • Yields 35-55 bu/acre as grain crop
  • Drill 50-100 lbs/acre; 1 in. deep

Organic Wheeler Winter Rye -NEW!

True Forage Variety

  • Superior forage variety with leafy growth and good winter hardiness
  • Robust fall growth and later maturity, ideal for forage or cover cropping
  • Modest grain yields
  • Excellent biomass accumulation and feed value

Organic Fridge Winter Triticale

Awnless Forage Variety

  • Tall winter triticale with excellent forage quality
  • Vigorous early growth and development
  • Strong straw strength
  • Dark green leafy foliage and reduced number/legnth of awns widens the harvest window
  • Excellent winter survival

Organic Trical 815 Winter Triticale

Leafy Forage Type

  • High-quality forage variety with high leaf-to-stem ratio
  • Good resistance to lodging and winter survival
  • Intermediate height and maturity
  • Best choice for forage

Organic Thoroughbred Winter Barley -NEW!

  • Excellent yielding 6-row winter barley
  • Released by Virginia Ag. Experiment Station
  • High test weight grain
  • Fair winter survival (compared to McGregor)
  • Winter Barley has difficulty surviving the winter in the Upper-Midwest; seed as early as possible in the fall
  • Winterkill is more likely in the absence of snow cover
  • Seed 100 lbs/acre for forage or grain