4010 Field Peas

  • Leafy, speckled forage specific pea
  • Significantly more biomass than DS Admiral
  • Good annual legume option for early spring and fall cover cropping
  • Excellent forage quality for grazing or cut forage in the fall or spring
  • Best companion seeded with a small grain for optimum tonnage
  • 4010 field forage pea seeds need to be drilled or planted not broadcast
  • Requires inoculant for proper nodulation for nitrogen fixation

$37.00 / 50lb Bag

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4010 Field Peas
Performance Table
Species NameDrilledBroadcast/AerialIn MixApprox. Seeds/lbSeeding Date RangeSeeding DepthWinter KillTotal N (Lbs/Acre/Yr)
4010 Field Peas
Balansa Clover5-86-92-3500,000March-May, July-Sept¼ inchYes50-100
Berseem Clover12-1515-202-5200,000Mid May-August¼ - ½ inchYes55-100
Crimson Clover12-2025-302-5150,000June-Sept¼ - ½ inchYes50-90
Medium Red Clover8-1215-182-5272,000Feb-May, Aug¼ - ½ inch70-150
White Blossom Sweet Clover
Yellow Blossom Sweet Clover8-12152-5259,000Feb-May, Aug¼ - ½ inch90-170
Subterranean Clover15-2025-308-1070,000Aug-Sept¼ - ½ inchYes70-100
Austrian Winter Peas60-75NA25-303,900Aug-Sept1-2 inchYes70-150
Icicle Winter Peas60-75NA25-304,200Aug-Sept1-2 inchNo70-150
Hairy Vetch25-3035-4010-1516,000Aug-Oct½ - 1 inchYes70-200
Common Vetch50-6070-8025-304,200Aug-Sept½ -1 inchYes5-50
Chickling Vetch60-70NA20-402,600March-May1-1 ½ inchYes5-70
Iron & Clay Cowpeas50-75NA25-353,000June-Aug½ - 1 inchYes150
Faba Beans100-150NA25-501,400March-April, Aug- Mid Sept1-3 inchYes50-140
Mung Beans15-20NA4-812,000Late May-Aug1-2 inchYesInsufficient Data
Small-Seeded Black Lentils40-5060-7520-3011,000March-May, July-Sept½ - 2 inchesYes
Sunn Hemp15-20NA4-811,000June-Aug½ - 1 inchYes100-140

FIELD PEAS

Planted early, field peas grow tall and leafy, and are tolerant to frost & drought.

 

Best Use:

Can be pastured and harvested for silage, hay, or grain.

Requirements:

Avoid wet ground. Prefers cool weather. Reduce planting rates when using as a cover crop for perennial forages. Inoculate before planting. Plant peas deep! (1.5″ to 3″ deep)

Management:

One-cut/graze crop; allow growth for maximum forage yield. Must be swathed for optimum grain yield.

Planting Date:

March – April or Aug 1 – Sept 15. If spring seeding, seed as early as possible.

Seeding:

50-75 lbs/acre along with 75-100 lbs/acre of small grain for forage or 150-200 lbs/acre alone for grain.

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