Best Cover Crop For Hemp. Research continues on the best cover crops for hemp but two options are popular among agricultural producersrye grass and hairy vetch. Note that most farmers combine two or more cover crop types to improve efficiency and expand the benefits of seasonal crop coverage.
Unn Hemp is a relatively new cover crop. While research continues on the best cover crops for hemp here are additional popular options farmers are investigating. Some of these species are cereal rye wheat triticale barley and hairy vetch.
Unn Hemp is a relatively new cover crop.
These crops are the best species to grow in the same bed as your main crop and provide other benefits to the soil such as nitrogen fixation improving soil health and structure and in some cases deterring pests. Seed availability and cost became reasonable about 2016. Grasses Reduce Erosion and Excessive Nutrients Grass crops include oats rye wheat barley and annual ryegrass. Rye Grass Secale cereale This cover crop is planted in the fall after harvest and will continue to grow the following year.