Cover crops and mixed cover crop blends enhance paddocks, manage soil erosion, soil fertility, soil quality, water, weeds, pests and biodiversity. Notman Pasture Seeds have selected a range of cover crops, both cool season and warm season.
One of the primary uses of cover crops is to increase soil fertility. These types of cover crops are referred to as 'green manure' cover crops, with the crop grown for a specific period and then either left to wilt or plowed into the soil.
Our cover crops are generally of a legume based nature, the reason why is they are typically high in nitrogen which is great for the following crop
planting needs to be repeated annually it is a more expensive exercise than the regenerating pasture legumes – and is not cost effective in dry, inland regions