Maximus Cover Crop

Black Oats and Common Vetch

The original cover crop solution for grass weed control. Correct use allows germination of autumn weeds and improved soil structure via different rooting profiles. Ideal soil preparation to allow for direct drilling of spring crops.

Product information:

Maximus cover crop is the original cover crop solution for problem grass weeds designed to aid spring drilling using the “Lamport System”. In a grass weed situation following OSR or early sowing reduce seed rate to 20kg/ha. Check previous herbicide use to ensure no residual damage occurs to the cover crop.

Cover crop destruction guide:

Glyphosate should be applied 6-8 weeks before drilling the following crop if possible. Second glyphosate application should be applied pre drilling of the following crop to remove small grass weeds.

MixtureBlack Oats and Common Vetch
Scottish EFA green cover compliant 2021Yes
Pack Size20 kg
Sowing Rate20-25 kg/ha
Sowing Depth15-25 mm

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