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Cover Crops
BIRDSFOOT TREFOIL Farm Seeds

BIRDSFOOT TREFOIL by Farm Seeds

  • Yellow flowers in a larger head than birdsfoot trefoil.
  • Flowers: June-August.
  • Requires: Moist.
  • Height: 30 cm.

 

Sow at 3kg/acre 

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£63.50/5 kg untreated
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BLACK MEDICK (YELLOW TREFOIL) SEED
BLACK MEDICK (YELLOW TREFOIL) SEED BLACK MEDICK (YELLOW TREFOIL) SEED
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BLACK MEDICK (YELLOW TREFOIL) SEED by Farm Seeds

  • A low growing cover crop which suppresses weeds and ifxes nitrogen
  • Can be sown amongst brassica crops
  • May be grazed by sheep
  • Main use is as a green manure undersown in cereals
  • Low growth habit makes it useful in vegetable intercropping systems

 

Sow at 5kg per acre

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£50.00/5kg
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BLACK OATS / JAPANESE OATS-AVENA STRIGOSA Farm Seeds

BLACK OATS / JAPANESE OATS-AVENA STRIGOSA by Farm Seeds

  • Rapid growth
  • Will produce large amounts of organic matter
  • Not winter hardy

 

Sow at 24kg/acre

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£47.00/25kg untreated
£781.50/500kg untreated
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FODDER RADISH Farm Seeds

FODDER RADISH by Farm Seeds

  • Quick growing game cover or green manure crop
  • A fast growing cover crop, ideal for failed spring crops.
  • Quick to establish and suppresses weeds
  • If sown July will be ready to provide cover within 6 to 8 weeks

 

Crop Height 60-80cm

Sow at 5kg/acre

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£75.00/25kg untreated
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JONTY Farm Seeds

JONTY by Farm Seeds

  • Fast growing brassica
  • Provides cover within six weeks of sowing
  • Grows similar to forage rape reaching a height of 60-80cm
  • Best planted in early autumn as a rescue crop 

 

Sow at 2kg/acre

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£19.50/1kg Untreated
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BERSEEM (EGYPTIAN) CLOVER Farm Seeds

BERSEEM (EGYPTIAN) CLOVER by Farm Seeds

  • Annual, nitrogen-fixing legume with rapid establishment
  • Upright growth habit
  • Can be used as a forage crop or to produce haylage

 

Sow at 6-8kg/acre

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£81.50/25kg
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DWARF SORGHUM Farm Seeds

DWARF SORGHUM by Farm Seeds

  • Often sown alongside maize, or on more exposed sites
  • Very good standing power due to short growth habit.
  • Ideal cover providing a warm holding area for birds.

 

Crop height: 100-125cm

Sow at 12kg per acre

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£43.50/acre
£115.50/hectare
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GIANT SORGHUM Farm Seeds

GIANT SORGHUM by Farm Seeds

  • Produces warm and dense cover.
  • Deep roots help it to withstand drought conditions.
  • Works well as a windbreak protect more vulnerable crops.
  • Sorghum is useful for flushing as it encourages the birds to lift above the cover.

 

Crop Height: 200-300cm

Sow at 12kg per acre

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£37.50/12kg Untreated
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LUCERNE Farm Seeds

LUCERNE by Farm Seeds

  • Lucerne is a longer term perennial clover which fixes large amounts of nitrogen from the air to enrich the soil
  • Widely used for green manure and has a large tap root
  • Ideally suited to light and chalky soils as well as dry climates

 

Sow at 10kg/acre

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£147.00/25kg
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QUINOA Farm Seeds

QUINOA by Farm Seeds

  • Capable of shedding up to 1 tonne of seed per acre
  • Sheds high protein seed which will help reduce feed bills
  • Seeds are highly sought by pheasants, partridges and farmland birds
  • Ideal for use with companion crops such as kale or a rape/kale hybrid

 

Crop Height: 80-150cm

Sow at 2kg/acre

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£24.00/2kg untreated
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WHITE MUSTARD Farm Seeds

WHITE MUSTARD by Farm Seeds

  • Very easy to establish and will grow rapidly providing cover until the first winter frosts
  • Can be sown alone or as a companion to other species
  • Ideal early cover, killed by frost, creates shelter for birds
  • Popular as a green manure crop, fast growing and suppresses weeds
  • Supplied in 25kg bags - call for other/larger quantities

 

Sow at 4-7kg/acre

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£66.00/25kg untreated
£1,875.00/1000kg untreated
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FODDER RADISH TYPE 2 NEMATODE RESISTANT Farm Seeds

FODDER RADISH TYPE 2 NEMATODE RESISTANT by Farm Seeds

  • Type 2 nematode resistant (ability to reduce nematode populations by 85%) 
  • Late maturing variety 
  • Produces high levels of biomass
  • Deep tap root helps with compaction 

 

Sow at 5kg/acre 

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£77.00/25kg untreated
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VITTASSO BROWN MUSTARD Farm Seeds

VITTASSO BROWN MUSTARD by Farm Seeds

  • Green manure crop with biofumigant properties
  • Winter-hardy, easy to establish, cost effective
  • Reduces wireworm and PCN populations
  • Suppresses Verticillium wilt and Sclerotinia in potato production
  • Effective as game cover crop

 

Sow at 2kg/acre

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£125.00/20kg untreated
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CANARY GRASS Farm Seeds

CANARY GRASS by Farm Seeds

  • Will grow on poor soils and exposed areas
  • Second year growth can reach 2 metres
  • Takes two years to become fully established
  • Driving or nesting cover

 

Crop Height First Year: 50-60cm

Sow at 2.5kg/acre

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£23.50/2.5kg untreated
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FODDER RADISH TYPE 1 NEMATODE RESISTANT Farm Seeds

FODDER RADISH TYPE 1 NEMATODE RESISTANT by Farm Seeds

  • Type 1 nematode resistant (ability to reduce nematode populations by 90%)
  • Quick to establish
  • High levels of biomass help suppresses weeds

 

Sow at 5kg/acre

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£83.00/25kg untreated
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Scala Brown Mustard Farm Seeds

Scala Brown Mustard by Farm Seeds

Often grown for its frost tolerance Scala brown mustard will help suppress weeds and improve soil structure.

 

Sow at 2.5kg/ha 

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£150.00/25kg untreated
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ETHIOPIAN MUSTARD Farm Seeds

ETHIOPIAN MUSTARD by Farm Seeds

  • Fast growing 
  • Excellent weed suppressant 
  • Will grow on poorer soil 

 

Sow at 6kg/acre 

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£289.50/25kg untreated
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REED CANARY GRASS Farm Seeds

REED CANARY GRASS by Farm Seeds

  • Tall perennial cover
  • Driving and nesting cover potential
  • UK native
  • Can be sown on difficult soil types
  • Produces stolons and creeps

 

Crop Height First year: 50-60cm

Sow at 2.5kg/acre

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£36.50/2.5kg untreated
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TILLAGE RADISH Farm Seeds

TILLAGE RADISH by Farm Seeds

  • Highly effective at combating compaction 
  • Good levels of biomass production 
  • Will scavange and store left over nitrogen 

 

Sow at 5kg/acre 

 

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£108.00/25kg untreated
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BORAGE Farm Seeds

BORAGE by Farm Seeds

  • Borage is a nectar rich, annual flower
  • Grows 2-3 feet with bright blue flowers
  • Abundant source of easily digestible material 

 

Sow at 5kg/acre

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£59.50/5kg untreated
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BUCKWHEAT Farm Seeds

BUCKWHEAT by Farm Seeds

  • Thick, bushy seed producing plant
  • Seed shed occurs in early autumn
  • Very fast establishment with weed smothering properties
  • Can be used adjacent to flight ponds
  • Can be sown in woodland glades

 

Crop Height: 70-120cm

Sow at 20-25kg/acre

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£49.00/25kg untreated
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CRIMSON CLOVER Farm Seeds

CRIMSON CLOVER by Farm Seeds

  • Brightly coloured legume which attracts large numbers of insects
  • Excellent weed suppressor
  • Fast establishing and good nitrogen fixer

 

Sow at 5kg/acre

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£94.00/25kg
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GOLD OF PLEASURE - CAMELINA Farm Seeds

GOLD OF PLEASURE - CAMELINA by Farm Seeds

  • Well suited to poorer and nutrient deficient soils.
  • Fast maturing free-branching plant
  • Produces a seed attractive to birds, especially partridges
  • Useful mixture for exposed areas combined with triticale, barley and linseed

 

Sow at 5kg/acre

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£26.00/5kg untreated
£130.00/25kg untreated
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LINSEED Farm Seeds

LINSEED by Farm Seeds

  • Very fast establishment
  • Tolerates a wide range of soil types
  • Broken canopy is very attractive to partridges
  • Autumn seed shed produces a palatable feed

 

Sow at 25kg/acre

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£49.50/25kg untreated
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PHACELIA Farm Seeds

PHACELIA by Farm Seeds

  • Extremely fast growing catch crop
  • Blue flowers attract huge numbers of insects
  • Pollen and nectar provider
  • Competes well with weeds
  • Care should be taken in following crops as phacelia can reseed itself

 

Sow at 2.5kg/acre

 

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£26.00/5kg untreated
£117.00/20kg untreated
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SAINFOIN Farm Seeds

SAINFOIN by Farm Seeds

  • A drought resistant crop
  • Requires little or no inputs
  • Sainfoin is high in protein

 

Sow at 25kg/acre

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£77.50/25kg untreated
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VETCH Farm Seeds

VETCH by Farm Seeds

  • Nitrogen fixing, fast establishing legume
  • Can be sown in the spring or autumn
  • Provides a large amount of nitrogen - available to the following crop
  • Best suited to dry, alkaline soils
  • Commonly sown as a mixture with rye

 

Sow at 25-50kg/acre

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£42.50/25kg untreated
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WHITE CLOVER Farm Seeds

WHITE CLOVER by Farm Seeds

  • An important element of many silage and grazing mixtures
  • Persistent and good for fixing nitrogen
  • Very palatable for livestock and high in protein
  • Continued defoliation stimulates root growth and nitrogen fixation
  • Prefers to be shallow sown into a fine, firm seed bed

 

Sow at 2-3kg/acre

 

Farmseeds will supply a named, certified variety of white clover

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£164.50/25kg
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