Flax

When utilized as a cover crop, flax will help mobilize phosphorus in soils and add organic matter. Since flax is low growing, it does exceptionally well with small-seeded grasses and legumes with early maturity, and smaller leaf area. Although flax does not tolerate flooding, salinity tolerance is fair and flax is generally drought tolerant, surviving when other cover crops struggle with the heat. The nutrient requirements of Flax are lower than other cover crops.

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Key Benefits

  • Compliments Small-Seeded Mixes

  • Drought Tolerant

  • Increase Organic Matter

  • Attractive to Pollinators

  • Mychorizae Host

Technical Information

Erosion Control
Forage Quality
Nutrient Scavenging
Quick Growth
Soil Building
Weed Suppression
Winter Hardiness
Nitrogen Produced
Seeding Rate LBS/ADrilled: 2 – 5
Broadcast: N/A
Aerial: N/A
Seeding Depth½ – 1″
Minimum Germination Temperature45° F
InterseedLate
Seeds/LB80,000 – 85,000

Corn Plantings

Trade NameCommon NameStandard Rate/ACHalf-Life (days)Notes
2,4-D 4S2,4-D1-2pt7Wait 30 days
Armezon/Impact 2.8SCtopramezone0.75 fl oz14
Clarity/Banvel 4S (DiFlexx, Distinct, Engenia, Status, XtendiMax/FeXapan)dicamba16-24 fl oz5-14Wait 120 days
Harmony 50WDGthifensulfuron⅛ oz12Wait 45 days

Soybean Plantings

Trade NameCommon NameStandard Rate/ACHalf-Life (days)Notes
2,4-D 4S2,4-D1-2pt7Wait 30 days
Harmony 50WDGThifensulfuron⅛ oz12Wait 45 days
Select 2EClethodim10 oz3Wait 30 days

Technical Information

Erosion Control
Forage Quality
Nutrient Scavenging
Quick Growth
Soil Building
Weed Suppression
Winter Hardiness
Nitrogen Produced
Seeding Rate

LBS/A

Drilled: 2 – 5
Broadcast: N/A
Aerial: N/A
Seeding Depth½ – 1″
Min. Germ. F°45° F
InterseedLate
Seeds/LB80,000 – 85,000

Corn Plantings

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Trade NameCommon NameStandard Rate/ACHalf-Life (days)Notes
2,4-D 4S2,4-D1-2pt7Wait 30 days
Armezon/Impact 2.8SCtopramezone0.75 fl oz14
Clarity/Banvel 4S (DiFlexx, Distinct, Engenia, Status, XtendiMax/FeXapan)dicamba16-24 fl oz5-14Wait 120 days
Harmony 50WDGthifensulfuron⅛ oz12Wait 45 days

Soybean Plantings

swipe for additional information

Trade NameCommon NameStandard Rate/ACHalf-Life (days)Notes
2,4-D 4S2,4-D1-2pt7Wait 30 days
Harmony 50WDGThifensulfuron⅛ oz12Wait 45 days
Select 2EClethodim10 oz3Wait 30 days