Cereal rye

Upright cool-season annual that grows 3-6 feet tall. Requires vernalization to head and produce seed. Makes a thick ground cover if planted in the spring. Do not confuse with annual ryegrass.
Managing Cover Crop Profitably Book CoverCereal rye: Managing Cover Crops Profitably (SARE Handbook Series Book 9) by Andy Clark (2007, 3rd ed.)


Recommended Hay and Pasture Forages For Michigan

Kim Cassida and Phil Kaatz – Michigan State University Extension

November 2019

Recommended Hay and Pasture Forages For Michigan

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2019 MSU Cover Crop Variety Test Report

Kim Cassida and Joe Paling – Michigan State University Extension

February 2020

2019 MSU Cover Crop Variety Test Report

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