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Alabama CSP Resource Conserving Crops

1.  Perennial Grass and/or Close Grown Legume Used for Forage, A Seed for Planting, or Green Manure.

  • Alfalfa
  • Bahiagrass
  • Bermudagrass
  • Big Bluestem
  • Dallisgrass
  • Eastern Gamagrass
  • Indiangrass
  • Little Bluestem
  • Orchardgrass
  • Sericea Lespedeza
  • Switchgrass
  • Tall Fescue
  • White Clover
  • Annual Clovers*

    * Annual Clovers may be used in combination with a perennial sod in meeting the perennial grass criteria.

2.  High Residue Crops (residue left on field after harvest)

  • Corn for grain
  • Harvested cereal grains
  • Grain sorghum

3.  Cover or Green Manure Crop Following Annual Harvested Crop (these are not harvested and managed as cover crop)

  • Wheat, rye, oats, barley, triticale
  • Canola
  • Annual clovers
  • Combinations of cereal grains and annual clovers
  • Sorghum sudan hybrids
  • Pearl Millet