What is New Pennycress?      A winter cover crop for the Midwest.

Our new Pennycress is a new oilseed crop grown over winter between normal full season corn and soybeans. It acts like a cover crop while also producing oil and high protein feed that can fit markets similar to canola.

Traditional cover crops are planted but not harvested. They are grown to protect and improve the soil.

 

Pennycress is the Cover Crop ......... that Pays

  • Productive oilseed matures in time for full season soybean planting.
  • Impressive roots prevent erosion and improve soil health.

Root System

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  • High oil content.
  • Meal is high protein supplement.
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