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Cover Crop Services

Edd’s Supplies, Inc. and Cover Crop Services have teamed up to bring you the best options and prices available for cover crops in the area.

 

Run by Zach Bolla, Cover Crop Services offers a variety of cover crops and the service to go with it.  Zach will meet with growers to determine what cover crops are best for your needs.

With a seed blender we can ensure you get the best mix to meet your needs.  Cover crop seeds available move central alone or in a custom mix are listed below. Available bulk or in tote bags, delivery is available for an additional charge.

Cover crops have become exceedingly popular the last few years as growers discover their advantages.  These benefits include:

  • Prevents Soil Erosion
  • Increase Soil Quality
  • Prevents Nutrient Loss
  • Provides Weed Control
  • Creates habitat for beneficial insects
  • Suppresses Diseases / Nematodes
  • Provides Nitrogen from Legumes

Several factors go into determining which cover crops are best for which situation, visit https://paintxservices.com/.  In addition to deciding which benefit most suits your circumstances, other considerations include how to seed the cover crop, how to terminate the cover crop’s growth and tillage expectations.

Green Manure and Radish, good for gardens, and Hungry Buck food plot mixes are available in smaller quantities.

Nitro Radish

Annual Ryegrass 

Crimson Clover 

Austrian Winter Peas 

Hairy Vetch 

Turnips 

Rapeseed 

Triticale 

Oats  

Cereal Rye 

Sorghum/Sudangrass 

Forage Sorghum 

Teff Grass 

*Other seeds available upon request, call for availability

**No returns on custom blends

***20% restocking fee for other returns.

 

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