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CoverGraze™

At Barenbrug, we understand the unique challenges you face as livestock owners, farmers, and soil conservationists. That's why we are proud to introduce CoverGraze, a cutting-edge cover crop solution that not only addresses soil erosion, nutrient runoff, and moisture conservation but also offers superior forage production for your grazing livestock. With CoverGraze, you can enhance your soil health while boosting your livestock's nutrition and performance.

Welcome to CoverGraze: The Perfect Solution for Grazing and Soil Health

Cover crops have been gaining popularity in recent years, and for good reason. These plants are grown specifically to improve soil health by reducing erosion, suppressing weeds, increasing organic matter, and providing nutrients for cash crops. However, traditional cover crops often fall short when it comes to grazing livestock needs. That's where CoverGraze stands out.

For centuries, farmers have relied on cover crops for a multitude of benefits. Traditionally, these crops were planted during the off-season, specifically to protect the soil from erosion and leaching nutrients. Ancient civilizations, including the Greeks and Romans, recognized the value of legumes like clover and vetch, which could naturally fix nitrogen in the soil, thus enhancing soil fertility for subsequent plantings. In various parts of the world, cover crops were also used to manage pests and disease, as well as to improve soil structure and organic matter. While these early agricultural practices were largely based on trial and error, the wisdom passed down through generations forms the foundation of modern sustainable farming practices.

Our team of experts has carefully selected a mix of cover crop species that offer excellent forage production, palatability, and nutritional value for your grazing animals. Our goal is to provide a sustainable solution that not only benefits the soil but also supports your operation's profitability.

Why Choose CoverGraze?

Comprehensive Soil Health

Cover crops are a vital tool in combating soil erosion, nutrient runoff, and moisture conservation. By incorporating multiple species such as brassicas, legumes, and grasses, CoverGraze ensures your soil stays fertile and productive for the long term.

CoverGraze interseeded into Green Spirit, Southern Missouri.
CoverGraze interseeded into Green Spirit, Southern Missouri

Nutritional Benefits for Livestock

The nutritional value of our cover crops meets the dietary needs of grazing livestock, providing a balanced and high-quality forage. This means your animals get the nutrition they need while your pastures benefit from longer rest periods.

Extended Grazing Periods

Utilizing annuals with grazing livestock allows for longer grazing periods, reducing the amount of feed needed. This not only saves you money but also enhances pasture management, ensuring a sustainable and productive farming operation.

Nutrient Recycling

One of the remarkable features of CoverGraze is its ability to increase biological activity through nutrient recycling. As livestock graze, the majority of nutrients they consume are returned to the soil, enriching it and promoting a healthy ecosystem.

Why CoverGraze is Right for You

  • Superior Forage Production: Our products are designed specifically for both grazing and non-grazing systems, offering digestibility and quality that are second to none.
  • Performance-Matched Products: Whether you're looking to improve soil health or enhance forage quality, CoverGraze products are tailored to meet your specific needs.

Our Promise to You

We know how crucial it is to have reliable, high-quality cover crops that work seamlessly with your grazing system. With CoverGraze, you can be confident that you're choosing a solution that not only benefits your livestock but also contributes to a healthier, more sustainable farm.

Take the Next Step

Ready to transform your grazing and cover crop system with CoverGraze? Explore our range of products now and discover how we can help you achieve your farming goals.