Mung Beans

Crop TypeWarm Season Legume
Seeds / Lb7,000
Minimum Germination Temperature42F

This warm season legume has produced well across Montana in the last few years. Because of the smaller seed size, there are more seeds per pound which will help in cutting back cost but still producing well. Since Mung beans are a legume, they will fix nitrogen which will benefit the crop following. These have been shown to be high in protein which is beneficial for grazing scenarios.

Nitrogen Scavenger3
Soil Builder3
Prevent Erosion4
Weed Suppression4
Quick Growth4
Lasting Residue2
Make P and K Available3
Loosen Topsoil4
Suppress Disease3
Attract Beneficial Insects4

1 = Poor and 5 = Excellent