PENNYCRESS MEAL is an excellent Organic Nitrogen Fertilizer

Metro Ag’s Pennycress meal is an excellent fertilizer containing nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium and other nutrients. It also adds organic matter to the soil which may improve soil structure, aeration, soil moisture-holding capacity, and water infiltration.  Here is a comparison chart noting traditional nitrogen fertilizers commonly used:

Benefits of Pennycress Meal as a Nitrogen Fertilizer:

- No manure odor

- No pathogens (as may be found in animal manure)

- Low Ammonia levels - will not burn plants

- No weed seeds

- Improves moisture holding capacity of soils

- Improves aeration and helps break up compacted soils

- Provides excellent growing medium

- Does not require mixing with lighter materials (e.g. straw or hay)

PENNYCRESS MEAL as a Non-GMO Livestock Feed

Metro Ag’s Pennycress meal is Non-GMO and can be used as a livestock feed with no digestive upsets and no acidosis.  The "Feed Ingredients Meet Daily Nutritional Need":

PENNYCRESS MEAL as a Cancer Inhibitor

The extracted Glucosinolates can be hydrolyzed with Myrosinase to produce Allylisothiocyanate (AITC) which is sold by some pharmaceuticals as a cancer cell inhibitor. [REF: Allylisothiocyanate as a cancer chemopreventive phytochemical.  Zhang Y Mol Nutr Food Res. 2010 Jan; 54(1):127-35].

- Metro Ag's Pennycress Meal is Myrosinase Free -