Cereal rye for seed

Asked September 23, 2015, 6:28 PM EDT

Is thier a plant after date for cereal rye such as hessian fly date in wheat? If so when? We plan to keep a field for cover crop seed.

Graves County Kentucky cover crops agriculture graves county kentucky cereal rye hessian fly

1 Response

Uk recommends that Cereal Rye be planted at depth of 1-2 inches from
September 1 Through October 15. "hessian fly free" date for wheat is the
around 15th of october depending on the weather conditions. So I recommend
waiting as late in the planting window as conditions will allow.