Broadcaster is easily adapted to many operations and soil types, including as a cover crop or interrow living mulch on vegetable farms. Includes species with deep reaching tap roots like clovers and Daikon radish to recycle nitrogen and break up hardpans, and the complementary dense, fibrous roots of annual ryegrass that help build organic matter and prevent erosion.

  • Adaptable for broadcasting on many soil types.
  • Each species grows at slightly different rates and thrives under different weather conditions.
  • Can be broadcast in vegetable fields after late summer production, packing with roller or harrow after planting to improve stand.
  • Broadcaster can drilled into corn or soybeans with an interseeder for notill fields or broadcasted into corn or soybeans at last cultivation by organic farmers.
  • In cash grain rotations, Broadcaster can be drilled into fields after barley or wheat is harvested, and makes an excellent multi-species cover crop mix which recycles nu-trients, fixes nitrogen, and builds soil organic matter, con-tributing to long-term soil health.

Broadcaster Tech Sheet

Key Features

  • Soil Building cover crop or forage mix with a variety of aggressive root structures
  • Versatile for many rotations— small seeds can be drilled, broadcasted, or interseeded in a living crop
  • High diversity– contains grass, brassica, and legumes
  • Can be interseeded in corn for relay fall and winter crop

Product Formula (by weight)

  • 40% Annual Ryegrass
  • 30% Crimson Clover
  • 15% Common Medium Red Clover
  • 10% Daikon Radish
  • 4% Yellow Blossom Sweetclover

Best uses:  Cover crop, haylage, baleage, grazing.


  • Seeding Rate:
    • Drill– 18-25lbs/Acre Broadcast– 25-30lbs/Acre
    • Drill with small grains– 10-15lbs/Acre
    • Drill for thick forage— 30-35lbs/Acre
    • Drilled with interseeder equipment in corn— 20-30lbs/Acre
  • Seeding Depth: Surface to 1/2”
  • Seeding Dates: Late summer/early spring. Also can be interseeded into corn after corn is 6-18” tall.