Old 09-21-2008, 11:48 PM
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Default RE: Calling all food-plot specialists... need help!

Greg, you still have time this year for a planting of rye (winter rye not rye grass) oats and wheat.

My deer in central Illinois don't like barrasicas so I dont plant them anymore. Its hard to beat standing beans and corn for late season attraction.

I think beans and corn left standing would be my number 1 choice. Followed by a rye/oats planting and a nice clover or clover alfalfa mixed plot in there too!!

How many acres are we talking about??

If the acres are limited you can broadcast a rye grain-oat mix right into the soybeans as soon as the leaves start to yellow. The leaves will cover the seed and you will have the best of both worlds in one plot!! I have had real good luck with this double crop method.
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