How to Use Tillage Radish in Western Canadian Rotations

Graze it. Use it as a cover crop. Use it instead of iron to break up hard pan. It would seem no matter what your cropping system, farmers in Western Canada could find a use for Tillage Radish. Nature’s own plow, the massive tap root that the crop grows in a very short amount of time is truly remarkable.

(This isn’t the first time we’ve talked Tillage Radish. See more here, including what the crop looks like after a few weeks of growth.) caught up with Kevin Elmy of Elmy’s Friendly Acre Seed Farm at Agribition last week to talk about the many uses of Tillage Radish. Kevin explains when to seed it, why it won’t be a weed the following year and the different ways you can use the crop.

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