Aroostook Winter Rye


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

  • Aroostook rye seed
  • USDA-selected winter rye variety
  • Excellent as cover crop after full-season crops
  • Good spring recovery and early-season vigor
  • Very tall variety, early maturity
  • 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 Protein2021 Yield (bu/A)Avg Yield 3 yrs (bu/A)
Aroostook Winter Rye1EarlyTall9442IDID
Organic Aroostook Winter Rye1EarlyTall9442IDID
ND Gardner Winter Rye3EarlyVery Tall539274.878.1
Organic ND Gardner Winter Rye3EarlyVery Talll539274.878.1
Organic Spooner Winter Rye5MedVery Tall64947475.6
Danko Winter Rye1MedVery Tall231795.692.4
Organic Danko Winter Rye1Med Very Tall231795.692.4
Hazlet Winter Rye2LateTall612689.789.9
Organic Hazlet Winter Rye2LateTall612689.789.9
KWS Tayo Hybrid Rye2LateShort1149121.3123.5
Organic KWS Tayo Hybrid Rye2LateShort1119121.3123.5
KWS Bono Hybrid Rye2LateShort1119120121.8
KWS Serafino Hybrid Winter Rye2LateShort1129120.5126.8
KWS Progas Hybrid Rye2IDMed2NANANANANA

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