Builds and increases organic matter and nitrogen content of soil. Plant in mid-August to early September to allow plants to come up and harden off, or plant in early November or before ground freezes and seed will germinate in the spring to provide an early season plowdown. Plant alone or mix with winter rye at an approximate ratio of 50% rye to 50% peas. Under good conditions, it will provide 100 lbs of nitrogen per acre wihen plowed in at half flower. Planting rate: 2 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft.; total seed per acre whould be 80-100 lbs.