Classic Trio

$2.00 lb

Classic Trio is our quick establishing basic brassica blend. The deep tap roots will alleviate compaction, and you will create a mellow seedbed to plant back into.

This mix meets the NRCS standard cover crop requirements for CSP and EQIP Programs in South Dakota and Minnesota.

Drilled Seeding Rate: 8 lbs./acre
Broadcast Seeding Rate: 10 lbs/acre

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Mix Ratios

Mix Ratios

Cover Crop Radish 40%
Rapeseed 30%
Purple Top Turnip 30%
These amounts are based on percentage of full seeding rate.

Product Guide


  • Planting Time: Late Summer – Early Fall
    • All species can handle light frost without killing and will continue to grow in the fall
  • Drilled Seeding Rate: 8 lbs./acre
  • Broadcast Seeding Rate: 10 lbs/acre
  • Ideal Seed Depth: ½”

Fertility + Weed Control

  • If grazing is intended and soil fertility levels are low, consider applying 25-50 lbs/acre of nitrogen at planting to increase total biomass production.
  • Plant into a clean, weed-free seed bed
  • If weeds are present at planting, consider applying Glyphosate @ 32 oz/acre before or after planting but before crop emergence to control existing weeds.
  • If undesired grass weeds emerge after crop emergence, consider applying Select Max @ 9-16 oz/acre when the grasses are 2-4” tall.

Disclaimer: All products and rates were provided by university-based sources and product labels. Always follow label instructions and consult your local chemical dealer and seed dealer before making any applications or planting of the seed.


  • Classic Trio can be grazed as soon as there is adequate growth to support livestock.
  • Due to high moisture and protein content of the mix, it is best to supplement grazing livestock with free-choice dry hay or straw to provide rumen fill and roughage in the diet.
  • All species in the blend should winterkill, so termination is not necessary.
  • Almost no residue will be gained from this blend, and it may even cause existing field residue to breakdown quicker.
  • Follow normal tillage plan for the following crops. No-tilling after Classic Trio is very effective due to the lack of residue produced.

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