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 before the ground freezes and seed will germinate in the Spring and 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 when plowed in at half flower. Planting rate: 2 lbs per 1000 sq ft; 80-100 lbs per acre.