Improve your soil and increase your yields with nitrogen-fixing cover crops from a leader in forage, turf, and cover crop research.
In the last ten years the price of fertilizer has risen nearly 300%. With prices likely to continue increasing, it became apparent that we needed to develop products that penetrate deep into the soil to capture residual nitrogen and combat the detrimental effects of soil erosion. If we feed the soil, the soil will feed our cash crops.
Nitrogen Fixation ∙ Weed Suppression ∙ Water Management ∙ Erosion Control ∙ Nutrient Recycling ∙ Quick Growth ∙ Forage Enhancement ∙ Compaction Management ∙ Cold Tolerant ∙ Drought Tolerant
Nitrogen Fixation ∙ Weed Suppression ∙ Erosion Control ∙ Beneficial Insectary ∙ Nutrient Recycling ∙ Quick Growth ∙ Forage Enhancement ∙ Compaction Management ∙ Water Management
When Driller’s tap root hits a soil compaction zone, it “bio-drills” deeper into the soil, breaking up compaction. Driller daikon radish will winterkill when temperatures drop down to 20 degrees Fahrenheit.
Choose the right cover crop for your farm, pasture, or garden with our free Cover Crop Basics Guide.
We evaluate more than 4,000 unique lines of multiple species annually to reduce your inputs and improve your soil. Here’s what some of our customers have said about our varieties.
Phacelia is a quick-growing, flowering plant that can reach heights of up to 4 feet. It is adapted to a wide range of soils ranging in pH from 6.4 to 8.6. Phacelia exhibits excellent cold tolerance.
The hardiest of cereals, rye can be seeded later in fall than other cover crops and still provide considerable dry matter, an extensive soil-holding root system, significant reduction of nitrate leaching and more.