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Frosty Berseem Clover Coated


Frosty Berseem Clover Coated


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Frosty Berseem Clover

Maximize your grazing season with Frosty Berseem Clover, the ultimate companion for Alfalfa. This cold-tolerant, high-yielding forage and cover crop ensures your livestock always have access to top-quality nutrition.

About Frosty Berseem Clover: Originating from the eastern Mediterranean region, Frosty Berseem Clover (Trifolium alexandrinum) is an annual legume that shares visual similarities with alfalfa. Notably, Frosty is ruminant-friendly, eliminating concerns about bloat in livestock. In pastures, Frosty enhances forage quality and quantity while actively fixing nitrogen, contributing to long-term soil health benefits. Studies have shown its synergistic relationship with alfalfa, enhancing overall yields in both new and existing stands.

Key Planting Information:

  • Species: Legume
  • Lifespan: Annual
  • Root Structure: Tap Root
  • Carbon Ratio: 20:1
  • pH Range: 5.2 – 7.8
  • Seeds Per Pound: 200,000

Planting Instructions:

  • Ideal Planting Season: Spring & Fall (Summer if necessary)
  • Seeding Rate: 15-20 lbs./acre (monoculture), 5-7 lbs./acre (in mixes)
  • Planting Depth: 1/4 – 1/2 inch
  • Ideal Soil: Prefers slightly alkaline loam and silty soils

Benefits of Frosty Berseem Clover:

  • Nitrogen Fixation: Enriches the soil with nitrogen for subsequent cash crops.
  • Weed Suppression: Naturally suppresses weeds through shading and allelopathic chemicals.
  • Beneficial Insectary: Attracts beneficial insects, reducing the need for insecticides.
  • Forage Quality: Enhances forage quality by suppressing weeds and providing highly nutritious forage.
  • Nutrient Recycling: Stores excess nutrients for use in subsequent cash crops.
  • Quick Growth: Increases soil organic matter with rapid biomass accumulation.
  • Soil Compaction: Breaks up dense and compacted soil, improving nutrient uptake and root development.
  • Erosion Control: Holds soil in place, preventing topsoil erosion and retaining moisture.
  • Water Management: Enhances field productivity by improving the drainage of wet soils.
  • Nematode Resistance: Suppresses nematode growth by interrupting their reproductive cycles.

Embrace the benefits of Frosty Berseem Clover to elevate your agricultural practices, promoting sustainable soil health and robust forage for your livestock.

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