The most versatile of all cereal grain cover crops; Winter Rye can be planted any season. Germinating down to 35°, Winter Rye will continue growth through the cold temperatures of late Fall longer, tolerate lower-fertility soils better and green-up earlier in Spring. Winter Rye provides excellent bio-mass production, a long term Carbon source, erosion control, allelopathic weed-control, Spring thru Late-Fall forage, wildlife food and cover.
For grain and straw harvest plant in Fall or for green manure plant anytime Spring to Mid-Fall. Seeding rate is 2 Bushel/Acre.