HUMBOLT grazing Rye is available as Organic or Conventional seed.

Sow September - October at a rate of 75 Kilos per acre, preferably in a free-draining, dry, sheltered field.

HUMBOLT grazing rye has a large, fibrous rooting system which improves the soil structure and helps reduce erosion over winter.

Rye is a potent allelopathic crop, producing benzoxazinoids and phenolic compounds which minimise weed growth over autumn - winter - spring.

HUMBOLT grazing Rye has the following benefits:

  • Helps build humus & improves soil structure
  • Helps minimise soil nutrient loss over the winter months – reducing possible water pollution of streams & rivers
  • Where vetch is included, enhances soil nitrogen in spring for future cropping
  • Provides an early bite of high-quality forage (grazed or zero-grazed), which is especially important if forage (winter feed or early grazing area) is in short supply
  • Considerably reduces spring germinating weeds, when incorporated into the soil by digging/ploughing in spring


HUMBOLT PLUS contains 15% VETCH. It will give you all the benefits of HUMBOLT forage rye and will also enhance soil notrogen in spring for future cropping.

HUMBOLT PLUS can be used for English Agri Environmental Grant Schemes SW6 and SAM2.

Sow September - October at the rate of 75 Kilos per acre, preferably in a free draining, dry, sheltered field.

Available as 15% Organic or as Coventional Seed

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