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Only available one month before planting season
Plant March - April
Common vetch is an annual cool season legume suited to a wide range of conditions. It is a popular cover crop choice – fixing Nitrogen, building organic matter, and suppressing weeds.
Common Vetch is palatable – although it has poor regrowth compared to Grazing Vetch-types.
3 - 8 t DM/ha/seasonDepending on environmental conditions and management
Fixes atmospheric nitrogen (N)
Adapted to a range of soil types
Multiple uses - including pasture, hay, silage, and as a cover crop
Offers disease breaks for cereals in crop rotations
Good for soil improvement
Easy to establishment
Adds quality to grass pastures