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Alfalfa (Medicago sativa)

Alfalfa is a deep rooted and moderately long-lived perennial. One of the most widely used legumes for hay production. Also found in pasture, range and revegetation mixes. Some varieties exhibit spreading ability that is suitable for grazing.

Alsike Clover (Trifolium hybridum)

Alsike is a winter hardy, short- lived perennial clover that acts as a biennial. It is well adapted to cool climates and wet soils. Alsike is ideal for hay production in areas of high precipitation or poorly drained soils and for short rotation pasture mixes.

Arvika Forage Field Peas (Pisum sativum)

Arvika peas are the standard in the forage industry. It is a high yielding, good forage quality pea. It produces lavender flowers on a very tall (long-vined) plant. Arvika produces small seed size (~4000 seeds/lb.) with very durable seed-coats and excellent seedling vigor. A small percentage of the seed will remain dormant (hard) and emerge in subsequent years.

Austrian Winter Peas (Pisum sativum)

Austrian Winter Peas are a  cold-tolerant cool season legume. Often used for erosion control and as a cover crop or temporary hay crop. Builds nitrogen and organic matter in fields and gardens.  Seed in early spring or fall. Excellent for wild game food plots.

AVS Green Manure Mix

An excellent cover crop mix for any soil condition. Peas provide nitrogen to the soil while the oats and hairy vetch provide organic matter.

 

Seeding rate is 60-80 lbs./acre with irrigation or 50 lbs./acre without irrigation

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Birch-Leaf Mountain Mahogany (Cercocarpus montanus)

Small tree or shrub with dark green and silver foliage fuzzy foliage. Inconspicuous flowerings happens in the spring. Following the flowers, the plant produces feathery, silver-white fruits that are spiral-shaped from Spring to Fall. Wildlife are attracted to the fragrant foliage.

Birdsfoot Trefoil (Lotus corniculatus)

Birdsfoot trefoil is a long lived legume, highly palatable, with a high feed value. It is winter hardy. Widely adapted, easy to maintain and has certain advantages over alfalfa, ladino or red clover. It is more tolerant of infertile and acidic soil, less likely to cause bloat and survives better than most legumes.

Cicer Milkvetch (Astragalus cicer)

Cicer milkvetch is an extremely winter hardy, long lived, sod forming perennial legume. Its forage is late-maturing, bloat free, succulent and very palatable for all classes of livestock.

Common Vetch (Vicia sativa)

Common Vetch is a summer annual vine with leaves that are divided into many leaf- lets. Although considered a weed when found growing in a cultivated grainfield, this hardy plant is often grown as green manure or livestock fodder.

Crimson Clover (Trifolium incarnatum)

Crimson clover, as a winter annual, is usually planted in the late summer to early fall. It can be utilized in pasture, hay, organic farming, pollinator enhancement, silage mixes, or used as a winter cover for soil protection or green manure crop for soil improvement.

 

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Medium Red Clover Seed (Trifolium pratense)

Red clover is a short-lived perennial, 2-3 years, and usually produces 2-3 cuttings of hay or silage per year with most aggressive growth in the spring. Red clover is an aggressive establisher and can be seeded alone, in mixtures with grasses, frost seeded with a nurse crop, or interseeded into an existing stand. Forage quality is comparable with alfalfa quality under similar harvest schedule.

Vernal Alfalfa (Medicago sativa)

Vernal Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) is considered an ‘older’ variety of alfalfa. Deep rooted and drought tolerant. Vernal is best suited to northern climates. Vernal alfalfa is a perennial cool weather crop that prefers to grow in the cooler temperatures of spring and fall.

White Prairie Clover (Dalea candida)

A native perennial plant with white flowers that are about 1/4” across, with 5 petals and 5 white stamens. The flowers often have a pleasant fragrance. It blooms June to August. It is drought tolerant. Grows well in full sun and prefers loamy, clay, sand, or gravel soils. Common in dry black soil prairies, sand prairies, savannas, openings in upland forests, and limestone glades. Found mainly east of the Rocky Mountains and West of the Appellation Mountains.