Catch & Cover Mixtures

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Catch & Cover Mixtures

GFS GRABBER

  • Fixes and catches nitrogen 
  • Overwinters 
  • Low cost 
  • Good weed suppression 
  • Mid & High Tier SW5 & SW6 

£2.50£25.00

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Our most popular cover crop mixture comprising Rye and Winter Vetch. SLOVENA Vetch has a prolonged growing season and fixes nitrogen at lower temperatures than other legumes. Rye develops a strong root structure to scavenge nitrogen and suppresses weeds. 

Sowing Info

Sowing Rate: 35-50kg/ha

2.5kg pack covers 500m2

Contents

80% TURBOGREEN Rye 

20% SLOVENA Vetch 

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GFS SUMMER ‘N’ BOOST

  • Best sown in warm soils in early summer 
  • A full season green cover crop with many advantages 
  • Excellent nitrogen fixation potential 
  • Rapid establishment with good weed suppression. 

£2.00£50.00

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A combination of fast growing legumes and phacelia, with a longer growing period which will fix valuable nitrogen, raising the fertility and organic matter for the next crop. This prolonged period of growing will also improve soil structure and condition, the inclusion of phacelia improves the pollen production of this mixture. 

Sowing Info

Sowing Rate: 10-15kg/ha

1kg pack covers 500m2

Contents

60% Spring Vetch 

22% Berseem Clover 

10% Crimson Clover 

5% Red Clover 

3% Phacelia 

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GFS AUTUMN DM

  • Suitable for early sowing 
  • High dry matter 
  • Fixes and catches nitrogen 
  • Good for soil structure 

£31.25

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Suitable for early Autumn sowing with high dry matter production. Phacelia puts on a large amount of growth in a short period of time. The three different rooting structures improve soil structure and scavenge nitrogen. The inclusion of Rye ensures cover through the winter.

Sowing Info

Sowing Rate: 35kg/ha

Contents

80% TURBOGREEN Rye 

15% MIKAELA Vetch 

5% BEEHAPPY Phacelia 

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GFS ECOCOVER

  • Low cost 
  • Covers ground through winter 
  • Fast establishment 
  • Good weed suppression 

£26.25

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Can be sown down to 25kg/ha for the most economical cover or catch crop solution. White Mustard is quick to establish and fast growing. As it is tender to frost, it is also easy to incorporate in to the soil. Together with the prostrate growth of Rye, this mixture is effective at suppressing weeds. 

Sowing Info

Sowing Rate: 25-50kg/ha

Contents

80% TURBOGREEN Rye 

20% SARAH White Mustard 

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GFS PAN BUSTER

  • Deep rooting 
  • Breaks up soil compaction 
  • Rapid water uptake from waterlogged soils 
  • Very quick growing 

£93.75

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A blend of three leading oil radish varieties; great for improving soil structure and suppressing weeds. Sowing at 10kg/ha encourages greater root growth to break up soil compaction. Higher sowing rates encourage greater top growth.

Sowing Info

Sowing Rate: 10kg/ha

Contents

40% Daikon Tillage Radish

30% PINA Oil Radish

30% ANNA Oil Radish

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GFS HYDROMAX

  • Deep, fibrous roots 
  • Good weed suppression 
  • Catches nitrogen 
  • Low cost 

£2.00£77.50

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Cost effective solution for fast establishment and good ground cover to suppress weeds. Can be used effectively to improve soil structure and take moisture out of the soil over a short period of time. When incorporated in to the soil, Brown Mustard has a biofumigation effect. 

Sowing Info

Sowing Rate: 12.5kg/ha

0.5kg pack covers 500m2

Contents

70% SARAH White Mustard

30% SCALA Brown Mustard 

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GFS PROLIFIC

(Landsberger Mix) 1-2 year forage and soil improver 

  • Developed in 1928 as the Landsberger mixture a well proven, high yielding, protein rich nitrogen fixing crop
  • Deep rooting Nitrogen fixing, prolific growth with excellent ground cover and weed suppression
  • Quick and easy to establish, non-brassica, Vetches and clovers are the most prolific nitrogen fixing species
  • Suited to almost all soil types and aspects, Spring or Autumn sown
  • Very effective at seeking out, mopping up and utilising soil nutrients
  • Above average capacity for humus production and increasing biological activity of the soil
  • Versatile growth can be grazed, ensiled or mulched as a cover crop.
  • Little or no nitrogen fertiliser required

£50.00

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Sowing Info

Sowing Rate 12.5 - 15
Regenerative Agriculture

Suitability

Short term (1-2 year) forage and soil improver

Can be grazed, ensiled or mulched

Contents

4.00kg Italian Ryegrass Diploid 

4.00kg Italian Ryegrass Diploid 

2.00kg GFS Red Clover Blend 

1.00kg Crimson Clover 

10.00kg Vetch 

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