Depends on what you want from it . If you want to break up the deeper soil then daikon raddish in the mix .
To give plenty of rooting and nitogen capturing phacelia .
My mix is 2kg phacila
2 kg raddish
1 kg mustard
50 kg either s oats or s barley hss
That costs roughly £27 - £28 ha plus the value of cereal in the mix .
Grazier will graze of with sheep in Feb .
You can make it cheap or you can go full monty mix and support the likes of the DSV pension fund .
The more diverse the mix the more it does but do keep a eye on costs .
Mustard is cheap on its own and really does not do much in my book .
You've got plenty of options now that reduce as time goes on. Vetch, linseed, phacelia, buckwheat for early biomass, berseem clover, barley volunteers. Any stewardship considerations or demand for fodder crops locally?? Too late for turnips but forage rape might be ok still. What is your establishment method for spring beans?
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