The Original Tillage Radish

The Original Tillage Radish brassica cover crop tubers and taproots reduce compaction and scavenge excess nutrients left in the soil from cash crops. The upper portion of the taproot or tuber can typically grow over 30 in.


  • Excellent for reducing inputs, weed suppression, relieving compaction, improving soil fertility and health, and attracting earthworms
  • Tillage Radish® is easy to plant, making the perfect cover crop for growers who have little or no experience in cover crops
  • Nitrogen released during decay


Non-Forage Benefits:
1 = Poor; 5 = Excellent

Compaction Alleviation: 5
Weed Suppression: 5
Biomass Production: 4
Erosion Control: 4
Disease/Pest Control: 3
Pollinator/Beneficials: 2
P & K Cycling: 4
Ease of Establishment: 5

Nitrogen Fixer/Scavenger: Scavenger


Nutritional Value:
Values Vary Greatly Depending on Maturity

Crude Protein: 18
NEL¹ Mcal/lb.: .73
ADF%²: 26
NDF%³: 21
TDN: 70
DM Tons/Acre: 2-4
Days to First Harvest: 45
Days to Next Harvest: –

¹- Net Energy for Lactation = Energy available after subtracting digestive and metabolic losses
²- Acid Detergent Fiber = Low values mean more digestible
³- Neutral Detergent Fiber = Low values mean cows can eat more



Ranking (Good, Better, Best):

  • Graze: Best
  • Baleage: Not Rated
  • Chop: Good


Seeding Rate:

6 lbs. / acre broadcast

4 lbs. / acre drilled


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The Original Tillage Radish

SKU: LA-TR-5.0
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