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Benifits

● Small seeded
●  Good forage production
● 16-23% crude protein
● Provides high protein forage suitable for livestock and wildlife
● Excellent for cover crop and or green manure crop
● Excellent nitrogen fixation
● Good re-growth if managed properly.

Mung beans are  a warm season annual legume. It provides outstanding forage for both livestock and wildlife  as welll as provides an excelllent option for cover crop plantings. Mung beans have excellent drought tolerance and adapted to well drained sandy-loam - clay-loam soils.  


Planting Information:

Planting Rate 
   Drill/Row
15-20 plslbs/acre
   Broadcast:
20-25 pls lbs/ acre
Planting Depth:
3/4-1 inch
Perfered Soil Type:
Sandy  Loam-Clay Loam
Perfered Soil pH
5.5-7.2
Rainfall Requirments
16-40 inches
Flood Tolerance
Fair-Poor
Drought Tolerance:
Good 
Cold Tolerance:
Fair-Poor

SOIL HEALTH BENIFITS:

Nitrogen Fixation:
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Nitrogen Scavenging:
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Nutrient Recycling:
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Erosion Control:
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Weed Suppression:
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Plant Growth Characteristics:

Life Cycle:
Annual
Season of Use:
Spring- Summer
Native/Introduced:
Introduced
Growth Habit:
Erect
Plant Height:
24-30 Inches
Seedling Vigor
Good
Method of Reproduction:
Seed
Reseeding Traits:
Poor
Recovery after Clipping:
Fair

Plant Use:

Grazing
   Contiuous Grazing
Poor
   Rotational Grazing
Good
  Hay
Fair-Good
Livestock
    Cattle
Good
     Horses
Fair-Poor
     Sheep/Goats
Good
Wildlife:
    Deer
Good
    Quail
Good
    Dove
Poor
    Turkey
Good