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Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies

Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies

Plants, or seeds harvested from plants, that have been grown without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides, strictly adhering to the USDA's National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) organic gardening practices are designated as Organic.

For supplies, such as fertilizers and pest and disease controls, the OG symbol identifies products that meet the USDA's National Organic Program (NOP) rules according to a third-party authority such as OMRI, WSDA, and/or a local authority such as MOFGA or NOFA.

Winter Rye (Common)

Winter Rye (Common)Organic Rye Seed


Product ID: 968G

Hardiest winter cover crop to prevent soil erosion and add organic matter.

If rye grain or straw is desired, sow in fall for midsummer harvest. For green manure, sow anytime spring through midfall at 4-6 lb./1,000 sq.ft. (60-120 lb./acre). Organically grown. Avg. 19,900 seeds/lb. Organically grown. Avg. 18,975 seeds/lb.

Product Price Qty
968G1 Pound  $5.30 
968G5 Pounds  $53.25 
968G25 Pounds  $575.00 
968G50 Pounds  $1,900.00 

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   330-345 grain

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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This product cannot be shipped to Canada

SHIPPING NOTE: 25-lb. and 50-lb. sizes ship via ground transportation. The appropriate "Zone" additional shipping charges will be added at checkout. Please remember to provide a street address.

Farm Seed & Cover Crops | Comparison Chart

Note: Additional shipping charges apply to the sizes listed below, and will be added to your final total.

Product Size Zone A Zone B Zone C Zone D
25 Pounds $11.00 $18.00 $86.00 $51.00
50 Pounds $15.00 $28.00 $139.00 $74.00

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Growing Information


CULTURE: Sow the seeds at the time, rate, and depth specified specified for each variety listed.
FOR GREEN MANURE: Till in at any growth stage.
FOR ORNAMENTAL USE OR GRAIN HARVEST: Cut the plants near the base when most of the green color has turned brown and the seeds are hardening (no longer milky).
SEED SPECS: Planting rates are listed in the comparison chart.

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