Variety Characteristics

Table 1. Characteristics of cover crop varieties evaluated during 2019-2020.

GroupCommon NameVariety/HybridCompanySeeding Depth (in)
BrassicaHyb. BrassicaExtenderGreen Cover Seed0.25 - 0.5
BrassicaCollardsImpactGreen Cover Seed0.25 - 0.5
BrassicaHyb. BrassicaVivaMountain View Seeds0.25 - 0.5
BrassicaHyb. BrassicaVivantMountain View Seeds0.25 - 0.5
BrassicaRadishAerifiMountain View Seeds0.25 - 0.5
BrassicaRadishDiggerOreGro0.25 - 0.5
BrassicaRadishSERALPHASmith Seed0.25 - 0.5
BrassicaRadishSERWF19Smith Seed0.25 - 0.5
BrassicaRadishSmartGreen Cover Seed0.25 - 0.5
BrassicaRadishDrillerGrasslandOregon0.25 - 0.5
BrassicaTurnipJackpot Mountain View Seeds0.25 - 0.5
CerealAnnual RyegrassCenturionMountain View Seeds2-Jan
CerealAnnual RyegrassLowboySmith Seed2-Jan
CerealBarley140760OreGro2-Jan
CerealBarley140789OreGro2-Jan
CerealBarley140797OreGro2-Jan
CerealBarleySB255Seedway2-Jan
CerealBarleySecretariatVirginia Tech2-Jan
CerealCereal RyeBates RS4Noble Research Institute2-Jan
CerealCereal RyeElbon (1)Noble Research Institute2-Jan
CerealCereal RyeElbon (2)Green Cover Seed2-Jan
CerealCereal RyeGokuOreGro2-Jan
CerealCereal RyeNF95319BNoble Research Institute2-Jan
CerealCereal RyeNF97325Noble Research Institute2-Jan
CerealCereal RyeNF99362Noble Research Institute2-Jan
CerealCereal RyeWintergrazer 70Pennington Seed2-Jan
CerealCereal RyeYankeeGreen Cover Seed2-Jan
CerealOatCosaqueGreen Cover Seed2-Jan
CerealOatBobGreen Cover Seed2-Jan
CerealWheatHilliardVirginia Tech2-Jan
CerealWheatLiberty 5658Virginia Tech2-Jan
LegumeClover, BalansaFIXatioNGrasslandOregon0.25 - 0.5
LegumeClover, BalansaParadanaSmith Seed0.25 - 0.5
LegumeClover, BalansaViperSmith Seed0.25 - 0.5
LegumeClover, BerseemBaladySmith Seed0.25 - 0.5
LegumeClover, BerseemFrostyGrasslandOregon0.25 - 0.5
LegumeClover, CrimsonAU SunrisePennington Seed0.25 - 0.5
LegumeClover, CrimsonBolsenaOreGro0.25 - 0.5
LegumeClover, CrimsonDixieSmith Seed0.25 - 0.5
LegumeClover, CrimsonKentucky PrideGrasslandOregon0.25 - 0.5
LegumeClover, CrimsonSECCM18Smith Seed0.25 - 0.5
LegumeClover, CrimsonWhite CloudOreGro0.25 - 0.5
LegumeClover, RedBig RedGreen Cover Seed0.25 - 0.5
LegumeClover, RedBlazeMountain View Seeds0.25 - 0.5
LegumeClover, RedGA9909Smith Seed0.25 - 0.5
LegumeClover, RedVNSGreen Cover Seed0.25 - 0.5
LegumeVetch, CommonVNSGreen Cover Seed2-Jan
LegumeVetch, HairyAU MeritSmith Seed2-Jan
LegumeVetch, HairyPatagonia IntaSmith Seed2-Jan
LegumeVetch, HairyPurple BountyGreen Cover Seed2-Jan
LegumeVetch, HairyVillanaOreGro2-Jan
LegumeVetch, HairyWinterKingSmith Seed2-Jan
LegumeVetch, WoolypodNamoiGreen Cover Seed2-Jan
LegumeWinter PeaDouble OOOreGro2-Jan
LegumeWinter PeaSurvivorGrasslandOregon2-Jan
LegumeWinter PeaVNS (1)Green Cover Seed2-Jan
LegumeWinter PeaVNS (2)Smith Seed2-Jan
LegumeWinter PeaWindhamSmith Seed2-Jan
LegumeWinter PeaWyoWinter (1)Green Cover Seed2-Jan
LegumeWinter PeaWyoWinter (2)Smith Seed2-Jan
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