Group: Cover Crops

Red Ripper Cow Peas

Red ripper is an open-pollinated cowpea variety that is vinier than Iron Clay, and more tolerant of sandy soils. It handles drought better, going dormant and then re-vining and reblooming after each rain. It performs better than clovers or alfalfa on poor or acid soil (pH range 5.5 – 7.0). Red Ripper is good at […] Read more…

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Buckwheat works great with cover crops. It produces an abundance of seed in 70-80 days which holds onto the stalk well after ripening. Buckwheat is a great addition to spring and summer food plots for quail, doves, turkey, ducks, & deer. Buckwheat also serves as a great cover crop for gardens. Read more…

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