Oats are a great cover crop for beginners. They help to mellow soils, boost beneficial biology, and break down quickly after winterkilling. Quick growth helps to outcompete weeds and also control erosion. A great option for beginning cover croppers!
Type: Nutrient Scavenger (Grass)
Planting Depth: 1 in.
Benefits of Oats
Nitrogen Fixer: n/a Nutrient Scavenger: Good Soil Builder: Good Compaction Relief