Organic 4010 Field Peas

  • Leafy, speckled forage specific pea
  • Significantly more biomass than DS Admiral
  • Good annual legume option for early spring and fall cover cropping
  • Excellent forage quality for grazing or cut forage in the fall or spring
  • Best companion seeded with a small grain for optimum tonnage
  • Peas need to be drilled or planted not broadcast
  • Requires inoculant for proper nodulation for nitrogen fixation

$24.00 / 50lb Bag

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FIELD PEAS

Planted early, field peas grow tall and leafy, and are tolerant to frost & drought.

 

Best Use:

Can be pastured and harvested for silage, hay, or grain.

Requirements:

Avoid wet ground. Prefers cool weather. Reduce planting rates when using as a cover crop for perennial forages. Inoculate before planting. Plant peas deep! (1.5″ to 3″ deep)

Management:

One-cut/graze crop; allow growth for maximum forage yield. Must be swathed for optimum grain yield.

Planting Date:

March – April or Aug 1 – Sept 15. If spring seeding, seed as early as possible.

Seeding:

50-75 lbs/acre along with 75-100 lbs/acre of small grain for forage or 150-200 lbs/acre alone for grain.

Additional information

Weight 51 lbs
Dimensions 18 × 5 × 38 in