SF 142 Classic

SF 142 Classic

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SF 142 Classic is a premium cover crop mixture from Soil First™ that contains Crimson Clover and the Soil First Select Radish.  A simple combination for early planting windows – double crop, prevent plant and inter-seedings.

  • Nitrogen scavenger with the radish
  • Nitrogen Fixer with the crimson clover

Available in a 50 lb. bag

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SF 142 Classic is a premium Soil First™ cover crop mix consisting of Crimson clover and the Soil First Select Radish.  A mix that is ideal for use on acres going to corn or other grass crops;  research shows positive results inter-seeding into corn at the V3-V6 stage.  SF 142 is a simple mix to use also on acres where excess moisture can be an issue or on prevent plant acres.

Planting window:  3-10 weeks before frost

Seeding rates:

  • Seed 12-15 lbs/acre alone with a drill (7.5″ spacing)
  • Broadcast/Aerial:  20-25 lbs/acre
  • For forage 15-20 lbs/acre

Seeding depth:  ¼” to ½″ deep

Comparable setting on drill chart:  Alfalfa

Germination soil temperature:  45° F

DM tons/acre:  2-4

Considerations:  When seeded early in summer/fall, consider additional grasses to help compete with the quick radish growth. Heavy crimson clover may invite voles.

Benefits:  scale 1-5, 5=best

  • Compaction Alleviation      4
  • Weed suppression               3
  • Biomass production            3
  • Erosion control                    3
  • Disease/Pest control          3
  • Pollinator/Beneficials        3
  • P & K Cycling                       4
  • Ease of Establishment       4

Termination:  Radish will terminate with multiple nights in the teens. If radish survive, glyphosate and 2,4-D have an effective control method. If crimson clover overwinters, control with glyphosate and 2,4-D.

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Weight 54 lbs
Dimensions 28 × 17 × 5 in
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