Illinois Seed

Quality CRP and Other Habitat Seed designed for Wildlife


IL 327 CRP Tallgrass

$86.00 / acre   (323.0acres available)
This mix of 37 regionally appropriate native grass and wildflower species meets and exceeds the USDA FSA / NRCS 327 standard for the CRP program and CP2, CP23/23A, CP33, CP4D, CP38 (SAFE) practices and is appropriate for mesic to dry-mesic sites. Click on the mix title to place your order or view the species and rates in the Illinois Seed Calculator. Updated January 2021.

IL 327 CRP Shortgrass

$81.00 / acre   (181.0acres available)
This mix of 36 regionally appropriate native grass and wildflower species meets and exceeds the USDA FSA / NRCS 327 standard for the CRP program and CP2, CP23/23A, CP33, CP4D, CP38 (SAFE) practices and is appropriate for mesic to dry-mesic sites. Click on the mix title to place your order or view the species and rates in the Illinois Seed Calculator. Updated January 2021.

IL CP43 Prairie Strip (Tallgrass)

$105.00 / acre   (447.0acres available)
This mix of 27 species meets and exceeds the NRCS standard for the new CRP CP43 Prairie Strip practice and includes tall grasses. Click on mix title to place an order or to view a mix of included species and rates. Updated 2021.

IL CRP CP43 Prairie Strip

$94.00 / acre   (521.5acres available)
This mix of 27 regionally appropriate native grass and wildflower species meets and exceeds the USDA FSA / NRCS 327 standard for the CRP program CP43 Prairie Strips practice and is appropriate for mesic to dry-mesic sites. Click on the mix title to place your order or view the species and rates in the Illinois Seed Calculator. Updated January 2021.

IL 327 CRP Wet (Wet-Wet Mesic Sites)

$91.00 / acre   (310.5acres available)
This mix of 26 regionally appropriate native grass and wildflower species meets and exceeds the USDA FSA / NRCS 327 standard for the CRP program and CP2, CP23/23A, CP33, CP4D, CP38 (SAFE) practices and is appropriate for wet to wet-mesic. Click on the mix title to place your order or view the species and rates in the Illinois Seed Calculator. Updated January 2021.

IL Basic Pollinator

$134.00 / acre   (301.0acres available)
This mix of 37 regionally appropriate native grass and wildflower species meets and exceeds the USDA FSA / NRCS 327 standard for the CRP program CP42 pollinator practice and is appropriate for mesic to dry-mesic sites. This mix may also be used for 327 Pollinator Conservation Cover Inter-seeding projects at full rate for HEL (>5% slopes) sites. Click on the mix title to place your order or view the species and rates in the Illinois Seed Calculator. Updated January 2021.

IL Pollinator Plus

$163.00 / acre   (250.0acres available)
This mix of 45 regionally appropriate native grass and wildflower species meets and exceeds the USDA FSA / NRCS 327 standard for the CRP program CP42 pollinator practice is appropriate for mesic to dry-mesic sites. Click on the mix title to place your order or view the species and rates in the Illinois Seed Calculator. Updated January 2021.

IL HEL Pollinator

$241.00 / acre   (525.0acres available)
This mix of 37 species meets and exceeds the USDA FSA NRCS 327 standard for the CRP CP42 Pollinator Habitat practice on sites with slopes greater than 5% and is eligible for most other 327 practices including SAFE practices and is appropriate for mesic to dry-mesic sites. Click on the mix title to place your order or view the species and rates in the Illinois Seed Calculator. Updated January 2021.

IL Wet Pollinator

$230.00 / acre   (666.0acres available)
This mix of 25 regionally appropriate native grass and wildflower species meets and exceeds the USDA FSA / NRCS 327 standard for the CRP CP42 Pollinator Habitat Practice and is appropriate for wet to wet-mesic sites. Click on the mix title to place your order or view the species and rates in the Illinois Seed Calculator. Updated January 2021.

IL Monarch Mix - Monarch EQIP / CSP

$208.00 / acre   (452.0acres available)
This mix includes 30 regionally appropriate native grass and wildflower species meets and exceeds the USDA NRCS 327 standard for the EQIP and CSP program monarch (3% milkweed, 63% monarch preferred wildflower) and pollinator habitat practices. It is also eligible for other CRP practices including CP42 pollinator and CP38 SAFE and is appropriate for mesic to dry-mesic sites. Click on the mix title to place your order or view the species and rates in the Illinois Seed Calculator. Updated January 2021.

IL 327 CRP HEL

$104.00 / acre   (186.5acres available)
This mix of 39 regionally appropriate native grass and wildflower species meets and exceeds the USDA FSA / NRCS 327 standard for the CRP program and CP2, CP23/23A, CP33, CP4D, CP38 (SAFE) practices on sites with > 5% slope (HEL / Highly Erodible Lands) and is appropriate for mesic to dry-mesic sites. Click on the mix title to place your order or view the species and rates in the Illinois Seed Calculator. Updated January 2021.

IL CRP Plateau-Tolerant

$105.00 / acre   (734.0acres available)
This mix of 16 regionally appropriate native grass and wildflower species meets and exceeds the USDA FSA / NRCS 327 standard for the CRP program and CP2, CP23/23A, CP33, CP4D, CP38 (SAFE) practices and is appropriate for mesic to dry-mesic sites. It includes species that exhibit tolerance to imazapic (Plateau) herbicide providing additional methods for weed control. Always follow herbicide label. Click on the mix title to place your order or view the species and rates in the Illinois Seed Calculator. Updated January 2021.

IL CRP CP21 Native Filter Strip

$99.00 / acre   (284.0acres available)
This 3 native grass mix meets and exceeds the USDA FSA / NRCS 393 filter strip standard and is appropriate for mesic to dry-mesic sites. Click on the mix title to place your order or view the species and rates in the Illinois Seed Calculator. Updated January 2021.

IL CRP CP1

$29.00 / acre   (508.5acres available)
This mix specifically designed to meet the USDA FSA / NRCS 327 standard for the CRP CP1 (introduced) practice and is appropriate for most soil types. Click on the mix title to place your order or view the species and rates. Updated January 2021.

IL Wildlife Firebreak

$30.00 / acre   (417.5acres available)
This mix is designed to provide green firebreaks, great brood cover, and doubles as a great food plot for deer and turkey! This mix (1/2 rate) also can be used to meet the FSA / NRCS 327 Conservation Cover Forb Only Inter-seeding practice in introduced stands (use 1/2 acre of mix for each 1 acre of project). Click on mix title to place an order or to view included species. Updated 2021.

IL 327 Forb Only Inter-seeding - Native Stands

$25.00 / acre   (100.0acres available)
This mix of 21 native wildflowers meets and exceeds the USDA FSA / NRCS 327 standard for the 327 Conservation Cover Forb Only Inter-seeding practice for all slopes when seeding into a "Diverse Grass and Forb Stand (>15 desirable species present). If seeding into a "Low Diversity Grass Stand (<15 desirable species present), this mix should be used at double the rate (1 acre of mix for each 1/2 acre of project). Species in this mix are appropriate for mesic to dry-mesic sites. Click on the mix title to place your order or view the species and rates in the Illinois Seed Calculator. Updated January 2021.

IL Basic Pollinator - WILDFLOWERS ONLY (CP42 MCM)

$126.00 / acre   (685.0acres available)
This mix of 32 regionally appropriate native wildflowers is the WILDFLOWER component of the IL Basic Pollinator mix and exceeds the USDA FSA / NRCS 327 standard for the CRP CP42 pollinator forb only inter-seeding practice for all slopes (< and >=5%) and is appropriate for mesic to dry-mesic sites. Click on the mix title to place your order or view the species and rates in the Illinois Seed Calculator. Updated January 2021. CP42 MCM Note: Use full rate of this mix on slopes 5% and greater. For slopes <5%, a 1/2 rate (1/2 acre on each acre) can be used to fulfill MCM requirements.

IL 327 CRP - WILDFLOWERS ONLY

$65.00 / acre   (559.5acres available)
This 30 species mix includes only the wildflower component of the IL 327 CRP Shortgrass / IL 327 CRP Tallgrass mix. It may be used for conservation cover inter-seeding on all slopes. Click on mix title to place an order or to view the species and rates in the IL Seed Calculator. Updated Jan 2021.

Illinois CP25 Mesic Tallgrass Prairie

$121.00 / acre   (793.0acres available)
This mix is designed to meet and exceed the IL 643 standards for CP25 (and CP38) Rare and Declining Habitat. Click on mix title to place an order or to view this mix in the NRCS calculator. Updated Jan 2021.

IL 327 Grass and Forb Interseeding

$48.00 / acre   (171.0acres available)
This 25 species native mix designed to meet the 327 Conservation Cover Inter-seeding practice. Updated Jan 2021.

IL 327 CRP Wet WILDFLOWERS ONLY

$67.00 / acre   (348.0acres available)
This is the wildflower only component of the IL 327 CRP Wet Mix. Click on mix title to place an order. Updated 2021.

IL Basic Pollinator 2019-20

$169.00 / acre   (432.0acres available)
This is the 2019 and 2020 IL Basic Pollinator Mix. This mix of 33 regionally appropriate native grass and wildflower species meets and exceeds the USDA FSA / NRCS 327 standard for the CRP program CP42 pollinator practice and is appropriate for mesic to dry-mesic sites. This mix may also be used for 327 Pollinator Conservation Cover Inter-seeding projects at full rate for HEL (>5% slopes) sites. Click on the mix title to place your order or view the species and rates in the Illinois Seed Calculator. Updated January 2021.

IL Interior Plateau Pollinator

$173.00 / acre   (218.0acres available)
This 32 species mix was designed to meet the 327 standard for the long-term program, Interior Plateau ecoregion on mesic prairie soils for monarchs and pollinators. Designed for use on areas with less than 5% slopes. Click on the mix title to place an order or view this mix in the IL Seed Calculator. Updated 2021.

IL Interior Plateau Pollinator HEL

$345.00 / acre   (221.0acres available)
This 32 species mix is designed to meet the 327 pollinator and monarch standard on long-term prairie sites with mesic soils within the Interior Plateau ecoregion of Illinois on highly erodible sites (>5% slope). It is double the rate of the IL Interior Plateau Pollinator and includes 10 grass seeds/ft2 and 30.4 forb seeds/ft2. Updated 2021.

IL 327 CRP HEL Shortgrass

$104.00 / acre   (87.0acres available)
This mix of 35 regionally appropriate native grass and wildflower species meets and exceeds the USDA FSA / NRCS 327 standard for the CRP program and CP2, CP23/23A, CP33, CP4D, CP38 (SAFE) practices on sites with > 5% slope (HEL / Highly Erodible Lands) and is appropriate for mesic to dry-mesic sites. Click on the mix title to place your order or view the species and rates in the Illinois Seed Calculator. Updated March 2021.

IL 342 Critical Area - Grassed Waterway

$79.00 / acre   (100.0acres available)
This is an example mix found in Table 2 of the IL NRCS 342 Critical Area Planting practice and is appropriate for grassed waterways on well drained and poorly drained sites. Click on the mix title to place an order to to view species and rates. Updated Apr 2021.

IL 327 CRP DM Grass Mix 4 Forb Mix A

$181.00 / acre   (200.0acres available)
This example mix from the FSA CRP seed recommendations for CP33 Habitat Buffers for pheasants on dry-mesic soils. Click on the mix title to place your order or view the species and rates. Updated 2021.
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