Legume Inoculants

We use top-performing inoculants proven to work. Many are also certified for organic use and are OMRI Listed®. We offer the following inoculants:

Our Inoculants

Alfalfa Multi-Strain™ Rhizobia

Developed from over 30 years of research, our Multi-Strain™ technology for alfalfas is an exclusive blend of four rhizobium strains. Nitro-Coat's® four-strain rhizobium is an added insurance policy. Multi-Strain™ is available only with our Nitro-Coat® coating.

Alfalfa and Sweet Clover

PRE-VAIL clay-based OMRI Listed®

Contains Sinorhizobium meliloti rhizobium. Treats all varieties of Alfalfa, Yellow alfalfa, Yellow sweet clover, White sweet clover, Hubam sweetclover, Button clover, Bitter clover, Black medic, Fenugreek, Tubercle bur-clover, Tifton bur-clover, Snail bur-clover, Little bur-clover, California bur-clover, Spotted bur-clover. Organic approved.

Alfalfa/True Clover Combination

Choose from N-DURE peat-based or PRE-VAIL clay-based OMRI Listed®

Contains Sinorhizobium meliloti (alfalfa) and Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar trifolii (Clover). Treats all varieties of Alfalfa and True Clover. Organic approved.

True Clover

PRE-VAIL clay-based OMRI Listed®

Contains leguminosarum biovar trifolii (Clover). Treats all varieties of Alsike clover, Seaside clover, Large hop clover, Cluster clover, Hop clover, Berseem clover, White clover, Puff clover, Red clover, Ladino, Carolina clover, Crimson clover, Ball clover, Small hop clover, Persian clover, Rabbitfoot clover, Hungarian clover, Bigflower clover, Zig Zagg clover. Organic approved.

Subterranean and Rose Clover

Choose from N-DURE peat-based or PRE-VAIL clay-based

Contains Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar trifolii (subterraneum). Treats all varieties of Subterranean Clover and Rose Clover.

Arrowleaf Clover

Choose from N-DURE peat-based or PRE-VAIL clay-based

Contains Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar trifolii (vesiculosum). Treats all varieties of Arrowleaf including Yuchi, Meechi, Apache, and Amclo.

Birdsfoot Trefoil 

Choose from N-DURE peat-based or PRE-VAIL clay-based

Contains Mesorhizobium loti. Treats all varieties of both Narrow-Leaf and Broad-Leaf Birdsfoot. Organic approved.

Peas, Vetch and Lentils

N-DURE peat-based OMRI Listed®

Contains Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar viceae. Treats all varieties of Austrian winter pea, Hairy vetch, Sweet pea, Tangier pea, Garden pea, Rough pea, Field pea, Flat pea, Purple vetch, Faba bean, Monantha vetch, Narrowleaf vetch, Common vetch, and Lentil. Organic approved.

Crownvetch

N-DURE peat-based

Contains Rhizobium sp. Treats all varieties of crownvetch.

Garden Combination

GUARD-N OMRI Listed® or N-DURE

Contains a combination of Bradyrhizobium sp. (Vigna), Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar viceae, and Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar phaseoli. Treats all varieties of Cowpeas, Sweet peas, Lima beans, Garden peas, Garden beans, and Peanuts. Organic approved.

Legume Inoculant Resources

The Advantages of Coated Grasses and Legume Seed for Cover Crops tells more about why coating and proper inoculation can help ensure successful cover cropping.