Cahaba Vetch Cover Crop Plant

Cahaba vetch provides a means of supplying an excellent forage source in the eastern and southern parts of the United States during summer months. It does not tolerate cold temperatures and will begin to die off around 20°F. As a summer legume, it can be used to follow wheat or other summer grains to fix nitrogen and provide a grazing or forage source. An added benefit to your cover cropping programs – Cahaba vetch can assist in controlling some nematode species.

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Key Benefits

  • Increase Nitrogen and Soil Organic Matter

  • Erosion Control

  • Resistant to Races 3 & 4 of Soybean Cyst Nematode

  • Roots can reach 50″

Technical Information

Erosion Control
Forage Quality
Nutrient Scavenging
Quick Growth
Soil Building
Weed Suppression
Winter Hardiness
Nitrogen Produced 60 – 120 LBS/AC
Seeding Rate LBS/A Drilled: 15 – 20
Broadcast: 20 – 25
Aerial: N/A
Seeding Depth ½” – ⅝”
Minimum Germination Temperature 60° F
Interseed Early & Late
Seeds/LB 10,000 – 12,000

Corn Plantings

Trade Name Common Name Standard Rate/AC Half-Life (days) Notes
Accent 75DF/Steadfast75DF nicosulfuron/nicosulfuron + rimsulfuron 0.66 oz/0.75 oz 21
Atrazine 4L atrazine 1-2 qt 15-90
Balance Pro 4L/Balance Flexx 2L isoxaflutole 3 fl oz/6 fl oz 50 – 120
Callisto 4L (includes Acuron, Acuron Flexi, Hales GT, Harness Max, Instigate, Lexar, Lumax, Resicore, Revulin, Solstice, Zemax, etc.) mesotrione 3-6 fl oz 10 – 50 Sequential applications increase the potential for injury
Capreno 3.45SC tembotrione + thiencarbazone 3 fl oz 15
Clarity/Banvel 4S (DiFlexx, Distinct, Engenia, Status, XtendiMax/FeXapan) dicamba 16-24 fl oz 5-14 Wait 120 days
Corvus 2.63SC isoxaflutole + thiencarbazone 5.6 fl oz 50-120
Harmony 50WDG thifensulfuron ⅛ oz 12 Wait 45 days
Laudis 3.5SC (DiFlexx Due) tembotrione 3 fl oz 14 Field bioassay recommended
Metribuzin 75DF (Sencor) metribuzin 0.33 lb ai 14-60
Peak 57WG (and Spirit) prosulfuron 1 oz 9-152
Permit/Sandea 75DF halosulfuron ⅔ oz 9-27
Prowl H2O 3.8CS pendimethalin 3 pt 44 Mid-Atlantic areas have not witnessed carryover
Python 80WDG (Hornet and SureStart flumetsulam 1 oz 14-120
Simazine 4L (Princep) simazine 1-2 qt 60
Stinger 3S (Hornet, Resicore, SureStart) clopyralid 5 oz 40

Soybean Plantings

Trade Name Common Name Standard Rate/AC Half-Life (days) Notes
Authority 75DF (Authority First, BroadAxe, Sonic, Spartan) Sulfentrazone 4 oz 32-302
Classic 25DF (Authority XL, Canopy, Envive, Fierce, Fierce XLT, Synchrony, Trivence, Valor XLT, etc.) Chlorimuron 0.5-2 oz 40
FirstRate 84WDG (Authority First, Sonic) Cloransulam 0.3 to 0.6 oz 8-33
Harmony 50WDG Thifensulfuron ⅛ oz 12 Wait 45 days
Metribuzin 75DF (Sencor) Metribuzin 0.33 lb ai 14-60
Prowl H2O 3.8CS Pendimethalin 3 pt 44  Mid-Atlantic areas have not witnessed carryover
Python 80WDG Flumetsulam 1 oz 14-120 Wait 9 months
Reflex 2E/Flexstar 1.88E (Warrant Ultra) Fomesafen 1.5 pt 100
Scepter 1.5AS Imazaquin 0.66 pt 60-90
Select 2E Clethodim 10 oz 3 Wait 30 days
Valor 51WDG (Afforia, Envive, Fierce, Surveil, Trivence, Valor XLT, etc.) Flumioxazin 2.5 oz 12-20

Technical Information

Erosion Control
Forage Quality
Nutrient Scavenging
Quick Growth
Soil Building
Weed Suppression
Winter Hardiness
Nitrogen Produced 60 – 120 LBS/AC
Seeding Rate

LBS/A

Drilled: 15 – 20
Broadcast: 20 – 25
Aerial: N/A
Seeding Depth ½” – ⅝”
Min. Germ. F° 60° F
Interseed Early & Late
Seeds/LB 10,000 – 12,000

Corn Plantings

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Trade Name Common Name Standard Rate/AC Half-Life (days) Notes
Accent 75DF/Steadfast75DF nicosulfuron/nicosulfuron + rimsulfuron 0.66 oz/0.75 oz 21
Atrazine 4L atrazine 1-2 qt 15-90
Balance Pro 4L/Balance Flexx 2L isoxaflutole 3 fl oz/6 fl oz 50 – 120
Callisto 4L (includes Acuron, Acuron Flexi, Hales GT, Harness Max, Instigate, Lexar, Lumax, Resicore, Revulin, Solstice, Zemax, etc.) mesotrione 3-6 fl oz 10 – 50 Sequential applications increase the potential for injury
Capreno 3.45SC tembotrione + thiencarbazone 3 fl oz 15
Clarity/Banvel 4S (DiFlexx, Distinct, Engenia, Status, XtendiMax/FeXapan) dicamba 16-24 fl oz 5-14 Wait 120 days
Corvus 2.63SC isoxaflutole + thiencarbazone 5.6 fl oz 50-120
Harmony 50WDG thifensulfuron ⅛ oz 12 Wait 45 days
Laudis 3.5SC (DiFlexx Due) tembotrione 3 fl oz 14 Field bioassay recommended
Metribuzin 75DF (Sencor) metribuzin 0.33 lb ai 14-60
Peak 57WG (and Spirit) prosulfuron 1 oz 9-152
Permit/Sandea 75DF halosulfuron ⅔ oz 9-27
Prowl H2O 3.8CS pendimethalin 3 pt 44 Mid-Atlantic areas have not witnessed carryover
Python 80WDG (Hornet and SureStart flumetsulam 1 oz 14-120
Simazine 4L (Princep) simazine 1-2 qt 60
Stinger 3S (Hornet, Resicore, SureStart) clopyralid 5 oz 40

Soybean Plantings

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Trade Name Common Name Standard Rate/AC Half-Life (days) Notes
Authority 75DF (Authority First, BroadAxe, Sonic, Spartan) Sulfentrazone 4 oz 32-302
Classic 25DF (Authority XL, Canopy, Envive, Fierce, Fierce XLT, Synchrony, Trivence, Valor XLT, etc.) Chlorimuron 0.5-2 oz 40
FirstRate 84WDG (Authority First, Sonic) Cloransulam 0.3 to 0.6 oz 8-33
Harmony 50WDG Thifensulfuron ⅛ oz 12 Wait 45 days
Metribuzin 75DF (Sencor) Metribuzin 0.33 lb ai 14-60
Prowl H2O 3.8CS Pendimethalin 3 pt 44  Mid-Atlantic areas have not witnessed carryover
Python 80WDG Flumetsulam 1 oz 14-120 Wait 9 months
Reflex 2E/Flexstar 1.88E (Warrant Ultra) Fomesafen 1.5 pt 100
Scepter 1.5AS Imazaquin 0.66 pt 60-90
Select 2E Clethodim 10 oz 3 Wait 30 days
Valor 51WDG (Afforia, Envive, Fierce, Surveil, Trivence, Valor XLT, etc.) Flumioxazin 2.5 oz 12-20