Georgetown-Cover Crop

Plant Date: May 17, 2021

Cover Crop: Annual Rye & Crimson Clover

Plant strategy: Plant into green vegetation, spray herbicide following panting. 

Report Date: 05.26.21 - Emergence

Growing Degree Day since planting: 192

Growing Degree Day since 01/01/21: 646

Growth Stage: VE


  • Possible Vole Damage. Sevre in most areas reducing intended population of about 35,000 to 10,000 - 15,000 in areas. Some rows have over 17' of no plants. Numerous holes are evident (see images below)
  • Outside of damaged areas, germination is strong and coming through cover. Population around 28,000 - 30,000. Will have more definite count in coming days. 
  • More details on management will be available soon. Information on vole managment can be found at