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P.H. Petersen - the specialist for intercrops

P. H. Petersen is located in Lundsgaard, Schleswig- Holstein. Our aim is it to provide green manure crops as well as varieties for special use that meet with the requirements and  demands of today´s agriculture.

P. H. Petersen maintains a breeding station with a total field acreage of approx. 50 hectares where trials and production of pre-basic material are carried out. Greenhouses allow breeding and resistance trials all through the year. Seed samples are to be examined and analyzed in own laboratories. The results are exchanged in close cooperation with national and international companies and institutes.

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Knowledge around the catch crop cultivation

The correct choice of a catch crop variety or a catch crop mixture of is affected by a number of factors, among them crop rotation, climate and local conditions as well as the possible sowing period. Due to the mannigfold and complex connections of these influencing factors, and many more, the decisions about the right varieties aren't always easy to take. The articles (mainly in German) in the section "KnowHow" support your catch crop cultivation, beginning with the correct choice of  a variety up  to the subsequent crop.

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Main Catalogue 2018


Cover Cropping: A guide to varieties, blends and their benefits

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Search & Find

Choose the ideal catch crop

Professional catch crop cultivation supports your soils health and structure. All available catch crop varieties and blends are listed by name and croptype.


Green Manure Blends

Green manure

Our best catch crops - combined into several mixtures for a better soil fertility, an effective production of biomass or special scopes like greening of field margins or biofumigation.


The new two-component-mixtures of fodder radish with flax, white mustard with egyptian clover and saia oat with phacelia fulfill all requirements of growers focussing the cultivation of potatoes and beets.


Catch crops

Catch crops shape an environmentally friendly and effective crop farming. They are recommended as fixed element in every crop rotation, not only for farms with an intensive main cropping or erosion-prone soils.