Aroostook Winter Rye


An early-heading variety currently favored in organic no-till systems with a roller-crimper.

  • Early-heading variety; popular choice for organic, no-till, roll-down systems
  • Very tall variety; good winter hardiness
  • Good spring recovery, early-season vigor
  • Will head out earlier than other winter rye varieties
  • High lodging potential, thinner stems
  • No-till planting rate: 3-4 bu/acre
  • Call for Price on Semi Load Quantity

$22.75 / 50lb Bag

Quantity Price
1 - 9 $22.75
10 - 39 $19.75
40 - 199 $19.25
200+ $18.75
Aroostook Winter Rye
Performance Table
VarietyWinter HardinessMaturityPlant HtStraw StrengthErgotTest Wt.Grain Protein2022 Yield (bu/A)Avg Yield 3 yrs (bu/A)
Aroostook Winter Rye1EarlyTall9442IDID
Organic Aroostook Winter Rye1EarlyTall9442IDID
ND Gardner Winter Rye3EarlyVery Tall539274.865
Organic ND Gardner Winter Rye3EarlyVery Talll539274.865
Danko Winter Rye1MedMed231782.780.1
Organic Danko Winter Rye1MedMed231782.780.1
Hazlet Winter Rye2LateTall612685.578.5
Organic Hazlet Winter Rye2LateTall612685.578.5
CoverMax Winter Rye1NAMed2NANANANANA
Organic CoverMax Winter Rye1NAMed2NANANANANA
Winter RyeExcellentVariesVariesVariesVariesVariesVariesIDID
KWS Tayo Hybrid Rye2LateShort1149118.9110.2
Organic KWS Tayo Hybrid Rye2LateShort1149118.9110.2
KWS Bono Hybrid Rye2LateShort1119IDID
KWS Serafino Hybrid Winter Rye2LateShort1129115.2111
KWS Progas Hybrid Rye2LateMed2NANANANANA
KWS ProPower Hybrid Rye2LateMed2NANANANANA

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