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Diverse Grazable Cover Crop (SAM2)



A great mix for a joint arable and livestock venture, the mix contains soil conditioning phacelia, and fodder radish combined with high protein vetch, forage rape and turnips improving palatability and liveweight gain for stock. N.B. Rye will be replaced with winter cereal if unavailable early in the season. Please call for availability.

Persistence (0-10 Years)
Grazing Suitability (1-5)

Contents per Acre%kg
certifed Winter Oats31.83.500
certified Rye27.33.000
certified Vetch27.33.000
certified Crimson Clover2.70.300
certified fodder radish5.00.550
certified Forage Rape3.60.400
certifed Stubble Turnips1.80.200
certified Phacelia0.50.050
Units AcHaKg

£23.90 / Acre

Sowing rate: 11.0kg/acre (27.5kg/ha)

Minimum order 1 acre

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Crimson Clover

An annual legume and true clover, traditionally sown in the south east of England for over-winter sheep keep.

Crimson Clover Species Guide  Buy Crimson Clover Straight


Fodder Radish

Also commonly known as oil radish, fodder radish is a brassica, it is not a legume but it will hold any residual nitrogen in the soil, which it will then release as it breaks down over time. This species is slower to flower and go to seed than mustard and produces a deeper root system.

Fodder Radish Species Guide  Buy Fodder Radish Straight


Forage Rape

A quick growing, leafy brassica plant, this species provides a very palatable, high yielding, protein rich crop for livestock.

Forage Rape Species Guide



A popular cereal crop and member of the grass family. Oats are often known as common oats, which can be used for human consumption, and livestock feed. Oats may also be used as a component of a winter bird food mixture and as a soil improving crop, usually combined with other species.

Oats Species Guide



Phacelia is a rapidly growing, high biomass plant. It is a nitrogen holder and weed suppressor. Its eye catching purple flowers are particularly good at attracting bees and other beneficial insects.

Phacelia Species Guide  Buy Phacelia Straight



Also known as grazing or cereal rye, this is one of the most effective crops for reducing nitrogen leaching over the winter and it also has good early winter growth, making it one of the best winter green manures. It will also give the earliest spring growth, which may be used for clean early spring grazing. It should not be confused with Ryegrass, as this is a different species, with different characteristics

Rye Species Guide  Buy Rye Straight


Stubble Turnip

One of the most popular short term forage crops in the UK. Stubble turnips are quick to establish with a good level of protein, making them ideal to fatten livestock, especially lambs over the winter. Different varieties are available, from white fleshed round bulbs to pink and white coloured tankard shaped bulbs. The small seed and low sowing rate make them a very economical way of feeding livestock.

Stubble Turnip Species Guide  Buy Stubble Turnip Straight



Vetch is a well known legume also known as common vetch or tares. It scrambling, smothering growth habit and frost tolerance make it a very useful winter cover crop or green manure.

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