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Farm Seed

Alfalfa

Alfalfa, Hardy
Alfalfa
Alfalfa, Hardy OG
8001 Medicago sativa Perennial legume. Up to 3' high. Alfalfa was first cultivated in ancient Persia; it was adopted by the Greeks when they were... read more

Barley

Barley, Robust
Barley
Barley, Robust OG
8007 Hordeum vulgare Annual spring grain. Up to 3' high. Moderately frost-hardy. A widely grown 6-row barley with medium-tall straw and resistance to... read more

Bell Beans

Bell Beans
Bell Beans OG
8010 Annual or winter annual legume. Up to 5' high. Frost-hardy. Bell beans (aka small-seeded fava beans) are like Sunn Hemp’s tough cousin—the one... read more

Buckwheat

Buckwheat, Common
Buckwheat
Buckwheat, Common OG
8019 Fagopyrum esculentum Annual broadleaf. Up to 4' high. Frost-sensitive. Large-seeded Japanese buckwheat with short maturity will tolerate most... read more

Carpet Mix

Carpet Mix
Magic Carpet Mix
8062 You told us your dreams, and we designed this ten-way clover-heavy mix as a soil-building living mulch for use under tall-growing competitive... read more

Clover

Crimson Clover
Clover
Crimson Clover
8025 Trifolium incarnatum Tender biennial legume. Up to18". Vigorous clover for cover cropping and bee forage. Rapid growth in cool weather makes this... read more
Dutch White Clover
Clover
Dutch White Clover
8040 Trifolium repens Perennial legume. At only 6", the lowest-growing white clover. Shade-tolerant perennial. Our most popular clover. Seed at... read more
Mammoth Red Clover
Clover
Mammoth Red Clover OG
8031 Trifolium pratense Biennial legume. Up to 36". Vigorous red clover for cover cropping or grazing. Short-lived 24–36" perennial clover best treated... read more
Rivendell White Clover
Clover
Rivendell White Clover OG
8043 Trifolium repens Perennial legume. Up to 9". Small-leafed perennial clover establishes quickly and withstands traffic and close mowing. More... read more
Yellow Sweet Clover
Clover
Yellow Sweet Clover OG
8046 Melilotus officinalisBiennial legume. Up to 6'. Vigorous clover for cover cropping and bee forage. Thick succulent plants make an excellent green... read more

Hairy Vetch/Winter Rye Mix

Hairy Vetch/Winter Rye Mix
Hairy Vetch/Winter Rye Mix OG
8112 78% winter rye and 22% hairy vetch. Superb cover crop mix for fall planting. Excellent choice for a field that will not be planted the following... read more

Lawn Mix

Grass Seed: CR Lawn Mix
Lawn Mix
Grass Seed: CR Lawn Mix
8061 All-purpose grass-seed mix for the Northeast. 50% bluegrass, 30% red fescue, 15% perennial ryegrass and 5% Dutch white clover. Good for a range of... read more

Millet

Millet, Japanese
Millet
Millet, Japanese
8064 Echinochloa frumentacea Annual grass. Up to 5'. Frost sensitive. Vigorous and versatile! Tolerates waterlogged soils, low fertility and cool... read more
Millet, Japanese
Millet
Millet, Japanese OG
8067 Echinochloa frumentacea Annual grass. Up to 5'. Frost sensitive. Vigorous and versatile! Tolerates waterlogged soils, low fertility and cool... read more
Millet
Millet, Pearl
8068 Pennisetum glaucum Annual grass. Up to 6'. Frost sensitive. Taller than Japanese millet but with a tighter bunching habit. Tolerates drought and... read more

Mustard

Mustard
Mustard
8070 Brassica juncea or Sinapis alba Annual broadleaf. Up to 5'. Moderately frost resistant. Produces large amounts of biomass containing high levels... read more

Oats

Common Oats
Oat
Common Oats OG
8085 Avena sativa Annual grass. A solid all-purpose VNS (Variety Not Stated) oat. Oats tolerate acidic soils better than any other grain crop; a common... read more

Peas

Peas, Field
Pea
Peas, Field OG
8097 Pisum sativum var. arvense Annual legume. Up to 40". Also called Forage Peas. Frost-tolerant annual legume native to the Mediterranean basin.... read more
Peas, Yellow Grain
Peas, Yellow Grain OGclearance
8100 Pisum sativum Ideal companion for oats or barley when planting for a dry grain crop instead of forage. Compared to Field Peas, grain peas are... read more

Radish

Radish, Tillage
Radish
Radish, Tillage OG
8106 Raphanus sativus var. niger broadleaf. Up to 14"'. Moderately frost resistant. A cover crop Daikon radish bred for improved taproot... read more

Rye

Rye, Winter
Rye
Rye, Winter OG
8109 Secale cereale Winter annual grass. Up to 5'. Extremely frost hardy, adaptable and competitive. Native to Turkey and widely cultivated in central... read more

Ryegrass

Ryegrass, Annual
Ryegrass
Ryegrass, Annual OG
8121 Lolium multiflorum Annual or winter annual grass. Up to 4'. Extremely frost hardy. Widely adaptable to a variety of soils and to all but the... read more
Ryegrass, Perennial
Ryegrass
Ryegrass, Perennial OG
8124 Lolium perenne Short-lived perennial grass. Up to 2'. Cool-weather perennial often used in grass seed mixtures. Extremely palatable forage grass... read more

Soil-Building Seed Mix

Soil-Building Seed Mix
B&B Summer Mix OG
8004 Maybe “B&B” conjures images of a restful weekend with late-morning French toast on a sunny porch, or maybe you’re a devotee of the fine digestif... read more
NOFA Cover Crop Cocktail
Soil-Building Seed Mix
NOFA Cover Crop Cocktail OG
8073 Complex cover crop blends are trending on the organic ag scene; so what’s all the buzz about? Just as a well-mixed cocktail balances a variety of... read more
PVO Soil-Building Seed Mix
Soil-Building Seed Mix
PVO Soil-Building Seed Mix OG
8103 71% field peas, 15% common oats and 14% hairy vetch. A superior soil-building cover crop seed mix. For springtime planting: allow for 60–90 days... read more

Sudangrass

BMR Sorghum/Sudangrass
Sudangrass
BMR Sorghum/Sudangrass OG
8013 Sorghum x drummondii Annual grass. Up to 6' high. Will survive light frost. A vigorous, competitive and adaptable hybrid annual that likes heat... read more
Conventional BMR Sorghum/Sudangrass
Sudangrass
Conventional BMR Sorghum/Sudangrass
8016 Sorghum x drummondii Annual grass. Up to 6' high. Will survive light frost. A vigorous, competitive and adaptable hybrid annual that likes heat... read more

Sunn Hemp

Sunn Hemp
Sunn Hemp
8133 Crotolaria juncea Annual legume. Up to 6'. Frost sensitive. This rock star cover crop builds organic matter, fixes atmospheric nitrogen, controls... read more

Vetch

Vetch, Hairy
Vetch
Vetch, Hairy OG
8139 Vicia villosa subsp. villosa Annual or winter annual legume. Up to 2' high; vines up to 8' long. Moderately frost resistant. Vigorous cover crop... read more

Wheat

Hard Red Spring Wheat OGclearance
8142 Triticum aestivum For those seeking a reliable hard red spring wheat at prices a bit lower than those commanded by the venerable Red Fife, we... read more
Red Fife Spring Wheat
Wheat
Red Fife Spring Wheat OG
8145 Triticum aestivum Hard red heritage spring wheat developed in the 1840s by David Fife at his Peterborough Farm in Upper Canada, now Ontario. The... read more
Winter Wheat
Wheat
Winter Wheat OG
8148 Triticum aestivum Winter annual grain. Up to 4'. Extremely frost hardy. We have not determined which variety of winter wheat we’ll carry this... read more